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SIT790 - Major Thesis

Unit details

Year2016 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:

Jun Zhang (Trimester 1), John Grundy (Trimester 2), Sutharshan Rajasegarar (Trimester 3)

Prerequisite:

Must have successfully completed 8 credit points of study in level 7 SIT-coded units and must be enrolled in S779 Master of Information Technology (Professional) with a minimum 70% average.

Corequisite:

Nil

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

Campus-based students are expected to participate in regular weekly or fortnightly meetings as agreed with their thesis supervisor.

Cloud (online) students are expected to participate in regular consultation sessions as agreed with their thesis supervisor.

Note:

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

Content

Research and development skills and abilities are highly in-demand in the IT industry. In SIT790, students will have the opportunity to embark on a research or practice project and develop skills and abilities for informed evidence-based practice. Through research training and mentoring, the unit offers students the opportunity to find and generate information/data, and to use appropriate tools and technologies. Students will learn how to evaluate scholarship and/or practice, gain the confidence to prepare publications and develop skills to become independent researchers. The unit provides scope for further research and higher degree study or professional practice.

Assessment

Project proposal 15%, three-minute oral presentation 10%, literature synthesis 20%, thesis 45%, poster presentation 10%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$4458$4458$11832$13412

* 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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