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SIT790 - Major Thesis

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)

Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online) 

Credit point(s):4
EFTSL value:0.500
Cohort rule:Must be enrolled in S779
Unit chair:

Yong Xiang

Prerequisite:Completion of MIT requirements with 70% average and subject to availability of supervisors


Incompatible with: SIT791, MSC759, MSC760, MSC762, MSC763, SCC716, SIT792, SIT793
Contact hours:

Students are expected to attend meetings with their research supervisor.


Students must contact their enrolment officer prior to enrolling in this unit in order to meet the pre-selection requirements. 


Students will be required to undertake an approved study plan related to their individual research interests. This plan will also conform to the following guidelines: literature review in preparation for research; presentation of research colloquia (2); participation in School research seminars throughout the program; completion of a significant piece of research and submission of a research dissertation on this work. A Supervisor will be appointed in consultation with the student to provide guidance and assistance in the conduct of the research. Students may also seek technical advice from any member of staff. Students will be encouraged to work with industry, if appropriate, in undertaking their research project. This unit is normally the final unit to be completed in the Master of Information Technology (Professional).


Project proposal 10%, annotated bibliography 15%, presentation 15%, final thesis 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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