Project in Communications and Media Technologies

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The project adds to knowledge obtained in P0 and P1. The course Communication and Media Technologies constitutes an important prerequisite.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The purpose of this project is to give the students an understanding of the technologies behind ICTs and media technologies. The students must use the theories and methods learned from the course Communication and Media Technologies on a specific case within ICT and media technologies

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Must have knowledge about the key technologies and standards for fixed, mobile and wireless networks
  • Must have knowledge about the structure, architecture and topologies deployed in the communication networks
  • Must have knowledge about the key technologies and standards for the major media technologies
  • Must have knowledge about Quality of Service (QoS) parameters for different service classes in different networks

Skills

  • Must be able to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different network types in relation to specific services and applications
  • Must be able to identify the QoS parameters related to specific service classes and evaluate their role in design of communication and media networks infrastructures

Competences

  • Must have competencies in applying project- and team-based learning to complete a team project, including preparation of problem definition, coherent analysis and writing of a technical report with clear formulation of results and conclusions, and with proper use of source references
  • Must have competencies in assessing the usefulness of different media and communication technologies in relation to different services and applications
  • Must have the competencies in deploying the knowledge, skills and competencies acquired in the course Communication and Media Technologies while developing this project

Type of instruction

Students will do their project work in groups. The groups will receive instruction and feedback from the teacher. In this project, the groups choose either to implement a communication service or to analyse a concrete problem related to communication technologies.

Exam

Exams

Name of examProject in Communications and Media Technologies
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS15
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programmes Regulations
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Facts about the module

Danish titleProjekt i kommunikations- og medieteknologi
Module codeESNITCOB4P1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS15
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design