Agile Engineering module (AC51004)

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Module code


Semester: 2


The Module Co-Ordinator is Professor Chris Reed

If you want to talk about an aspect of the module or your work on it, please make an appointment to see the lecturer.

If you use email, please include "AC51004 " in the heading.

About the Module

The course aims to give you an appreciation of agile methods in software engineering by contrasting these with more traditional methodologies. You will implement a significant software development project following the principles of Agile Software Engineering.

Credit Rating

There are 20 SCQF points available on this module.

Module Timetable

This is an intensive module that runs for the first three weeks of the semester.

In the first week, you will take part in several workshops that will introduce key agile concepts that focus on delivering value within a project.

In Weeks 2 and 3 you will work as part of a team where you will put concepts into practice and will develop a software solution that follows a Scrum practice.

Assessment and Coursework

Coursework counts for 40% of the final module mark.
The final degree exam counts for 60% of the final module mark.


Marking criteria are provided on My Dundee for all assignments, so that you know what we are looking for when we are marking your coursework. Please ensure that you refer to these when completing assignments.

Title Week Given Week Due Effort Expected (hours) Value (%)
Sprint 1 4 6 30 20
Sprint 2 7 9 25 15
Kanban report 7 9 5 5


All course material is available on My Dundee. This includes copies of lecture materials, practical exercises, and assignments. The reading list for this module can be accessed from My Dundee and provides recommended materials for completing the module.


This module is available on following courses: