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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Thirty-six hours of lectures and approximately 11 hours of tutorials |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Successful completion of at least 37.5 points of study from level 2 subjects in either computer science or information systems.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Adrian Pearce
This subject critically examines such issues as intellectual property and related legal aspects of software development, codes of practice and ethical principles in professional computer associations and the social implications of information technology in modern society.
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject students should have an appreciation of what it means to be considered a professional in computer science and software engineering and have highly developed oral and written communication skills.|
Staged written assignment of approximately 6000 words in total during semester (80%); and participation in tutorials including oral presentation and group activities (20%).
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject students should have: |
Students may not gain credit for both 433-343 Professional Issues In Computing and 615-355 Legal and Ethical Frameworks.
This subject is regarded by the Faculty of Science as a non-science subject for students enrolled in the BSc.
Bachelor of Computer Science |
Bachelor of Engineering (Software Engineering)
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