Study programme 2021-2022Français
Digital and software expertise project
Programme component of Master's in Computer Science à la Faculty of Science

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
US-M1-SCINFO-080-MOptional UEMAHMOUDI SaïdF114 - Informatique, Logiciel et Intelligence artificielle

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français124800055.001st term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
I-ILIA-007Digital and Software Expertise Project1248000Q1100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Have acquired highly specialised and integrated knowledge and broad skills in the various disciplines of computer science, which come after those within the Bachelor's in computer science.
  • Manage large-scale software development projects.
    • Apply, mobilise, articulate and promote the knowledge and skills acquired in order to help lead and complete a project.
    • Lead a project by mastering its complexity and taking into account the objectives, allocated resources and constraints that characterise it.
    • Demonstrate independence and their ability to work alone or in teams.
  • Manage research, development and innovation.
    • Understand unprecedented problems in computer science and its applications.
  • Master communication techniques.
    • Communicate, both orally and in writing, their findings, original proposals, knowledge and underlying principles, in a clear, structured and justified manner.
    • Adapt their communication to a variety of audiences.
  • Develop and integrate a high degree of autonomy.
    • Aquire new knowledge independently.
    • Pursue further training and develop new skills independently.
  • Apply scientific methodology.
    • Critically reflect on the impact of IT in general, and on the contribution to projects.

Learning Outcomes of UE

analyse a complex problem; split the problem into quality software components ; build quality software components ; develop the software implementing this resolution with modern programming tools; develop collaborative and communicative attitude by teamworks, presentations in public and written reports; display initiative, innovation and organization (allocation of tasks, synchronization, ...).

Content of UE

The methods used for large software development with UML); Software abstraction and decision Life-cycle; The Unified software development process; Agile software development methods (eXtreme Programming, Scrum); Software project management (planning, methods of cost estimation, team management); Software testing;  
Implementation of a solution to a complex application. The project is a teamwork, a good coordination is essential. Using standard project management tools s (collaborative portals, Trello, management of versions with SVN or Git, etc.). Study and application of an IT project management method like Prince2. Study and use of software estimation methods. Study of DevOps method.

Prior Experience

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q1

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Oral examination
  • Written examination

Q1 UE Assessment Comments

Written exminationn for the theorical part of the course. Oral presentation of the project.  

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Oral examination
  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Resit Assessment for UE in Q1 (BAB1)

  • N/A

Q1 UE Resit Assessment Comments (BAB1)

Not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Conférences
  • Ateliers et projets encadrés au sein de l'établissement

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Mixed

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
I-ILIA-007Not applicable

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
I-ILIA-007Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
I-ILIA-007Nasser Kettani and all, 2001, De Merise à UML.
Eyrolles Brice-Arnaud Guérin, 2009, Conduite de projets informatiques. Développement, analyse et pilotage. Editions : ENI.

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 17/09/2021
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