Aims/Description: This module involves students working with real customers and solving genuine problems, using agile software engineering and lean startup practices. Students work in teams to develop web applications as part of Genesys, supported by staff from epiGenesys.

Restrictions on availability: Only available to students on one of the following: COMU06 and COMU42 (core); COMU103, COMU119, COMU38 and COMU40 (approved); COMU118 and COMU48 (approved if initial registration prior to 2018-19). GEEU20 and GEEU21 (core).

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Classroom testing, Project/ portfolio

Notes: This unit forms part of an accredited degree programme

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Computer Science):

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