•      About OUHK     

  •      Admissions     

  •      Academics     

  •     Administration    

  •      Library     

  •     Research    

  • Registration

     Distance Learning Homepage  Credit exemptions  Finances  Registration
    Applied Computing Project
    COMP S450
      More information: Course Guide
    Applied Computing Project

    Course Coordinator: To be confirmed

    Course Developer: Dr Sunny Kai-San Tse, Consultant

    This course is an optional course in the BSc (Hons) in Computing and Networking programme. The course will expose students to situations they will face in their employment. Students will work under the supervision of a tutor. Students may use this course to satisfy clause (d) of the BSc (Hons) degree regulations as shown in the Prospectus. Students may also take COMP S411, instead of this course, to satisfy the requirement.

    Compulsory prerequisite(s)
    Students are required to have successfully completed at least 140 credits, including any three of MATH S353 (COMP S311), MATH S355 (COMP S356), MATH S357 (COMP S358) and COMP S366 (ELEC S312).

    Aims
    This course aims to:

    • Enable students to define a set of objectives and appropriate methodologies;
    • Provide an opportunity for students to apply and put into practice what they have learned from other computing courses;
    • Help students develop skills in planning, managing and scheduling various tasks required to solve a number of problems;
    • Enable students to fully develop and use their knowledge and skills in the applied computing profession;
    • Teach students how to present a well-structured, well-written account of the techniques, methods and findings from an independent study.

    Contents
    The course has no conventional course materials. Some reading of current technical materials available in journals and reference books may be required. This course will enable students to reveal problems in this area that are yet to be tackled and understand the directions scholars are taking to find solutions.

    The project has a practical aim and is conducted at an advanced undergraduate level. Individual projects can be any of the following:

    (a) projects based on expertise in one particular area from among MATH S353 (COMP S311), MATH S357(COMP S358), MATH S355 (COMP S356) and COMP S366 (ELEC S312); or (b) projects initiated by a course team or by a student’s work-related projects with company endorsement. Samples of past student projects are available at the reference desk of the OUHK library.

    Learning support
    There will be around eight to ten two-hour tutorials spread throughout the course. Activities will involve discussion, guidance and advice-giving sessions for individual projects.

    Assessment
    Three reports must be submitted: (i) Initial report — the project proposal, its background and the project plan in about 1,500 words; (ii) Interim report — outlining progress made, the method of investigation and a brief outline of the final report in about 2,000 words, plus an oral presentation of the interim report; and (iii) Final report in about 7,500–8,500 words — full details of the project results, conclusions and importance of these conclusions. There may be an oral examination at the end of the course, if required. Students are required to submit assignments via OUHK Virtual Server.

    Online requirement
    This course is supported by the Online Learning Environment (OLE). You can find the latest course information from the OLE. Through the OLE, you can communicate electronically with your tutor and the Course Coordinator as well as other students. To access the OLE, students will need to have access to the Internet. The use of the OLE is required for the study of this course.

    Equipment
    Advanced computer facilities with a cluster of client/server Pentium PCs with multimedia and WWW development tools will be available for project use. If your project is completed at home, you will need access to an IBM-compatible computer with the following minimum configurations:

    • IBM-compatible PC with Intel Pentium processor
    • 512 MB RAM
    • CD-ROM drive
    • Sound card with speakers
    • 3.5" floppy drive

    Set book(s)
    There are no set books for this course.

    Accessibility | Privacy policies | Terms and policies | Webmaster
    © 2019 by The Open University of Hong Kong. All Rights Reserved.
    Site Map Site map
    About OUHK
    President's Message
    Vision & Mission
    History
    Strategic Plan
    Governance & Organization
    Principal Officers
    Honorary Graduates & University Fellows
    Facts & Figures
    Publications
    Academics
    School of Arts and Social Sciences
    Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration
    School of Education and Languages
    School of Nursing and Health Studies
    School of Science and Technology
    Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional and Continuing Education (LiPACE)
    Administration
    Educational Technology and Development Unit
    Facilities Management Unit
    Finance Unit
    Human Resources Unit
    Information Technology Unit
    Library
    Mainland and International Affairs Office
    OUHK Shenzhen Office
    Public Affairs Unit
    Quality Assurance Office
    Registry
    Research Office
    Student Affairs Office
    Admissions
    Research Postgraduate Programmes
    Postgraduate Programmes
    Postgraduate Programmes (Part-time)
    Undergraduate Programmes
    Undergraduate Programmes (Part-time)
    Sub-degree Programmes
    Sub-degree Programmes (Part-time)
    Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programmes
    Programmes from LiPACE
    Annual Review 2017-2018
    Choose your study programme
    Events Calendar
    Giving to OUHK
    Information for
    Prospective Students
    Current Students
    Alumni
    Tutors
    Staff
    Media
    Jockey Club Home Health Watch Programme
    Library
    Media coverage
    Motto: Disce, Progredere, Crea
    Open Learning Resources
    iTunes U
    Knowledge for All
    OpenLink
    OUHK Great Speakers Series
    Policies
    Accessibility
    Privacy policies
    Terms and policies
    Research
    Research Office (RO)
    IRITS  IROPINE  IIBG   PSPRC  RIBILT  RIDCH
    RGC Funded Projects
    Institutional Repository
    Other Funded Research Projects
    Staff Publications
    Research Degree Programmes
    External Research Funding
    Internal Research Funding
    External Funding for Development Project
    Site Search
    Social Media
    Facebook
    YouTube Channel
    Instagram
    Student Life & Support
    Students' Achievements
    Switch on to e-materials
    Useful Information
    Adverse weather arrangements
    Campus location
    Job Openings
    Contact us
    Telephone: (852-2711-2100)
    Facsimile: (852-2715-0760)
    Email: info@ouhk.edu.hk
    View the videos of Full-time Face-to-face Undergraduate Programme selected seminars
    Web for All
    Webmaster
    Back To Top