Visual Basic Programming Coursework 2
You must deliver this assessment on time. Failure to do so will result in penalties. See the Diploma programme handbook for further information. Details for late submission of assignment:
Plagiarism and / or collusion will attract severe penalties. Students should bear in mind that plagiarism (copying material from the internet or texts without referencing) or copying from other students will result in an automatic FAIL (0%). Refer to your unit outline for the UEA policy on plagiarism. Use the Harvard referencing system.
Your overall objective is to design an integrated information system in a
topic area of your choice. Some suggestions are given on the next page.
You are required to both design and code this project. You can make assumptions you deem necessary but you must document and justify them. Your tasks in this assignment are to:
A. Create a project in Visual Basic
o The project should have between 10 and 20 forms
o Make a different design for each form.
o Utilise menu editors, graphics, colours, pictures and logos in your project.
o The project should have clear instructions for the end user, which should be
B. Write a report following these guidelines:
o The report should start with a one-paragraph executive summary indicating to what extent you have successfully completed the coursework, as well as outlining the main points in the report which follows.
o The main body of the report should describe briefly but clearly and accurately the design decisions and implementation strategies you have adopted, encountered issues and their resolutions, and testing procedure you have followed.
o For each part of your application such as input section, process section, and output section, you shall state explicitly what you have completed, whether your implementation compiles with or without errors, whether the program runs with or without runtime errors, and whether it produces correct results – if not, explain your reasons.
o The report should be between 1,500 and 1,650 words and will constitute 25% of your mark for this assignment.
Submission process for your work:
1. Soft Copies
The Project for your Visual Basic application should be saved as an EXE file and the Forms should be included in a compressed file (.zip). These should be named with your student ID and your surname, for example, [url removed, login to view] and 5001234ZHOU.exe.
All code should be adequately documented with comments, and structured using appropriate indentation.
2. Hard Copies
You should also submit printouts of your Visual Basic application, which should contain testing results of your program.