SIT746 - Research Project (Advanced)

Year:

2023 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
Prerequisite:

SIT723 with a minimum result of 70

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

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

Students are expected to maintain regular contact with their academic supervisor either face-to-face or online.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Students are expected to maintain regular contact with their academic supervisor either face-to-face or online.

Note:

Students must contact their enrolment officer prior to enrolling in this unit to meet the pre-selection requirements by emailing School of IT Academic Director, Coursework Research.

Content

Research and development skills and abilities are highly in-demand in the IT industry, with scientific articles essential for advancing knowledge. As part of this unit, students will progress their proposed research project from SIT723 Research Project A to produce a scientific publication associated with this work. Students will research 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, adhere to ethical conduct, design validation and verification protocols, and address safety, security, and risk factors. Project implementation and development tasks will enable students to gain advanced theoretical and technical knowledge in their project area. Finally, students will produce a scientific publication as an honours thesis for a single enrolment in this unit and conference or journal publications in subsequent enrolments.

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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