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SIT705 - Research Methods for IT

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Jo Coldwell-Neilson (Trimester 1), Sasan Adibi (Trimester 2 and 3)





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 1 hour class per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students will have the opportunity to participate in online consultation sessions.


This unit will introduce students to research design focusing on the scholarly background that serves as the foundation of any research project. Students will explore a variety of methodologies that are commonly used in IT related practice. Students will be equipped to plan, design and undertake research projects in both commercial and academic settings.


Annotated bibliography 20%, critical analysis report 20%, oral presentation 10%, research design report 50%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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