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FIT3015 - Industrial experience project

12 points, SCA Band 2, 0.250 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: Helana Scheepers, Henry Linger, Peter O'Donnell


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)


In their final year of study, students are given the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills they have gained, in the development of an information system for a real world client. Students work in groups and will: design, develop and deliver an information system for a client, manage the project through all its development stages, communicate effectively with all project stakeholders, primarily via studios and meetings, develop project documentation to a professional standard, present their project work to academics and other groups, attend unit seminars, contribute in a professional and committed manner to the work of the group


Students will have knowledge of:

  1. the environment in which a client operates;
  2. eliciting information from a client;
  3. a project management process to measure and control development of a system;
  4. the scope and size of a system;
  5. the processes involved in the design, development and delivery of an information system,
  6. the effective management of clients, groups and individuals within groups;
  7. the roles and responsibilities of all project stakeholders.


Individual diaries / timesheets, project documents, group presentation / minutes, peer assessment, delivered product, examination

Contact hours

Lecture/seminar: 1 hour per week, Studios: 6 hrs per week


All Faculty and Campus units in the BITS (Systems Development), i.e. FIT2002, FIT2023, FIT2027, FIT2030 OR (for Bachelor of Computing and double degree students) CSE2132, and CSE2203 or equivalent, and completion of at least 96 credit points towards the Bachelor of Computing or double degree


CSE3301, GCO2819, GCO3819, CSE3200, FIT3039, FIT3040, FIT3038, FIT3025, FIT3026, FIT3016, FIT3017, FIT3047, FIT3048, IMS3501, IMS3052, IMS3000