Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
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Enrolment in the Distributed Computing specialisation of the Master of Information Technology, with completion of 50 points of Computing and Information Systems subjects at graduate level excluding the following subjects:
Students should negotiate a project topic with a project supervisor well before the start of each semester. Students should then prepare a proposal to present their case to enrol to the subject and also to document the project timeline and details.
Students need to obtain the approval of the degree coordinator on their proposal by the first week of the semester to be able to enrol to this subject
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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
CoordinatorProf James Bailey
This subject involves in-depth investigation of a significant problem related to distributed computing. The subject also provides students with skills and knowledge for analysing and solving problems, and enhanced written and oral communication skills.
The subject is fundamentally a research-based project, giving a capstone experience and piece of scholarship to students.
On completion of this subject the student is expected to:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject students should:
Master of Information Technology |
Master of Information Technology
Master of Philosophy - Engineering
MIT Distributed Computing Specialisation |
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