Course co-ordinator(s): Dr Jessica Chen-Burger (Edinburgh).
• To introduce students to the cutting edge of research in a topic in Information Technology.
• To provide students with an opportunity to create and deliver a master-class on that topic to their peers.
Course Description: Link to Official Course Descriptor.
• Investigate a topic proposed and supervised by an academic
• Develop training/teaching materials (lectures/labs etc.)
• Self study
- Develop a short marketing report
Learning Outcomes: Subject Mastery
• Demonstrate advanced, critical knowledge of a specialist area of Information Technology.
• Apply appropriate technologies to develop and deliver learning materials on this topic.
• Demonstrate an awareness of current and emerging applications of, and alternatives to, the chosen topic.
• Provide appropriate answers to questions posed by peers on the chosen topic.
• Consider who the developed materials could be useful for and how they could be marketed.
Learning Outcomes: Personal Abilities
• Critically evaluate, review, analyse and organise complex, ambiguous and unreliable information sources.
• Develop original and creative solutions to open-ended problems.
Assessment: Coursework: (weighting – 100%)
SCQF Level: 10.