Provides an introduction to academic research in the Information Technology discipline area through supervised project work. Honours students select their project topic in consultation with particular staff with expertise in an Information Technology area appropriate to the proposed research. To satisfy the requirements of the Honours course, students must successfully complete a research thesis.
Not Applicable. Supervisor to advise.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||identify and scope a research worthy, discipline-specific problem, taking into account important theory and practical application, ethical considerations, and any applicable time and resource constraints||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|2||demonstrate an appreciation of the current issues and developed thinking pertaining to the discipline area investigated by composing a literature review which appropriately identifies relevant sources of information||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|3||integrate feedback from academic peers into a research study in progress||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|4||establish the quality and appropriateness of analysis and linkage of findings to the research problem, along with practical and theoretical implications||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|5||demonstrate a contribution to the body of knowledge by producing a thesis appropriate to a discipline area.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
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Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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