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SIT705 - Research Methods for IT

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):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

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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