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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: regular contact at least once per week with the project supervisor; Non-contact time commitment: 260 hours |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Completion of 50 Computer Science Software Engineering points at level 6. Students must obtain approval from the Program Director before enrolling in the subject.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
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 Peter Schachte
|Subject Overview:||Topics covered include: Research methodology, literature search, and scientific writing.|
|Objectives:||The purpose of this subject is to allow students to get some research experience by studying a selected topic in detail under the supervision of a member of academic staff. The subject will provide research training and skills in problem analysis, design and development of complex software systems.|
|Assessment:||Assessment will be based on a completed research report and/or presentation/demonstration of a working system. Project research and development work during semester, including demonstration/presentation of project outcomes (50%). A detailed written report (8000-10000 words) containing a review of related work and a comprehensive evaluation, with highlighting of key contributions (50%). The report will be due in the second week of the examination period.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should:
Master of Information Technology |
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