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ICT Innovation Project

duration Duration: 1 Teaching Period

unit code Unit Code: ICT30016

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 10 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit of study is a project-based unit in which students work in teams to innovate a solution to an industry-driven challenge. Having an overall focus on innovation in ICT, you will be focusing on the research and development stages of the semester-long project. You will be able to select a project from a range of industry-oriented projects aligned to your chosen ICT major. An Academic ‘facilitator’ will guide your learning towards achieving these outcomes.


  • Technical content in the selected major
  • Professional development plan
  • Team dynamics
  • Financial mathematics
  • CV/Interview skills
  • Public speaking
  • Management theory

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)

On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

  • ULO1: Apply a systematic approach to securing ICT applications
  • ULO2: Apply comprehensive knowledge to ICT security challenges
  • ULO3: Find, organise, and make decisions on a range of security issues in ICT systems
  • ULO4: Use technology to develop and present innovation solutions
  • ULO5: Demonstrate reflective practice, and use self and peer evaluation
  • ULO6: Communicate within teams and stakeholders using appropriate verbal, written and technological approaches