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Advanced Information Technology Research Project (ICT708)

Organisational Unit Information Technology, Mathematics and Statistics
Credit Points 12
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Murdoch S2
Description The purpose of this unit is to provide students with the skills, knowledge and experience to conduct research in computer science and/or information systems. The unit provides students with the opportunity to gain research experience and training by undertaking a substantial research project of their choice. The research undertaken in this unit will provide the foundation study for the subsequent thesis unit ICT702 Doctor of Information Technology Thesis.
Timetabled Learning Activities Seminars/supervisor meetings: 1 hour per week average.
Unit Learning Experiences The unit allows students to tailor the learning experience to their specific interests and needs.
Assessment The assessment is devised on a per-student basis to support the student in their learning experience.
Prerequisites Enrolment in the Doctor of Information Technology.
Previously 2013: ICT7081
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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