SIT424 - Advanced Topics in Information Technology


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

S470: Nil

Other: Must have completed at least 20 credit points of study.


S464, S470: Nil

Other: SIT374 or SIT378

Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Regular contact with an agreed supervisor, and 5 x 2-hour workshops.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Regular contact with an agreed supervisor, and 5 x 2-hour online workshops.


This research unit is for Honours students to explore the up-to-date development of technologies, theories and advanced topics in IT areas. Due to the nature of IT areas, a wide range of exploration activities can be offered to students. Students will be guided by their supervisor to plan, design, and conduct their exploration activities, such as summarizing significant techniques and theories in the prior study to generate new future study/research resources, or reading representative and state-of-the-art research papers or reports that are relevant to their research areas and project. Details of the activities for each student will be determined individually by the student after consultation with the supervisor. Assessment comprises the presentations of the exploration achievements.      

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