SIT724 - Research Project B (Thesis)


2022 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 2
EFTSL value: 0.250

SIT723 with a minimum 70% pass

For course code S464 and S470: Nil



Incompatible with: SIT431, SIT790
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 300 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

5 x 2 hour online classes per trimester (Weeks 1, 2, 4, 5 and 7).  Students are expected to maintain regular contact with their academic supervisor either face-to-face or online.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning including optional scheduled activities as detailed in the unit site.


Research and development skills and abilities are highly in-demand in the IT industry. As part of SIT724 students are required implement their research project proposed in SIT723 Research Project A. Students will undertake research on a well-defined area, and develop solutions within an identified scope, to meet defined goals and stakeholder requirements. Students will work with an academic supervisor to plan project milestones, adhering to ethical conduct, design validation and verification protocols as well as taking into consideration safety, security and risk factors. The project implementation/development tasks will enable students to gain advanced theoretical and technical knowledge in their project area.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must meet certain milestones as part of the portfolio.

Unit Fee Information

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