SIT790 - Major Thesis
|Year||2016 unit information|
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
|Cohort rule:||Must be enrolled in S779|
Jun Zhang (Trimester 1), Yong Xiang (Trimester 2), Sutharshan Rajasegarar (Trimester 3)
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.
|Incompatible with:||SIT791, MSC759, MSC760, MSC762, MSC763, SCC716, SIT792, SIT793|
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.
Students must contact their enrolment officer prior to enrolling in this unit in order to meet the pre-selection requirements.
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.
Project proposal 15%, three-minute oral presentation 10%, literature synthesis 20%, thesis 45%, poster presentation 10%