Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: regular contact of at least once per week with the project supervisor; Non-contact time commitment: 260 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
The prerequisites are:
Completion of 50 Computer Science Software Engineering points at level 6. Students must obtain approval from the subject coordinator prior to enrolment.
|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:http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
Dr Adrian Pearce
|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 (8,000-10,000 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 Software Systems Engineering |
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