Directed Study 6B

Subject COMP90005 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2011.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 10 hours per week total.
Total Time Commitment: Not available

The prerequisites are:

Completion of 50 points of 600-level study; students may enrol in this subject only with the approval of the program director.

Corequisites: None
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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:


Professor Alistair Moffat


Subject Overview: Directed study in computer science overing material not otherwise available to the student.
Objectives: The objective of this subject is to enable students to study a particular area of computer science at an advanced level.
Assessment: Not more than three hours of written examination (50%). Written reports not exceeding a total of 5,000 words (50%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On completion of this subject students should:

  • Have intellectual curiosity and creativity, including understanding of the philosophical and methodological bases of research active
  • Be able to undertake problem identification, formulation and solution
  • Have a capacity for independent critical thought, rational inquiry and self-directed learning; and
  • Have a profound respect for truth and intellectual integrity, and for the ethics of scholarship
Related Course(s): Master of Software Systems Engineering

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