units

FIT4000

Faculty of Information Technology

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2015 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2015 (Day)
South Africa First semester 2015 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2015 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2015 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2015 (Day)
Caulfield Summer semester B 2015 (Day)

Synopsis

FIT4000 is an extension unit for all FIT undergraduate Honours degree students, where appropriate. Entry only available on approval by the Associate Dean (Education) where exceptional circumstances have been determined.

Outcomes

On completion of the Honours thesis units, students should be able to:

  1. design a rigorous Bachelor Honours level research project and develop project proposal;
  2. critically review research literature, research design and reported findings;
  3. evaluate and select research methods and techniques of data collection and analysis appropriate to particular research designs, projects and disciplines;
  4. conduct ethical research;
  5. communicate research findings in written and oral form in research and industry settings.

Assessment

Presentation and final thesis (normally 10,000 - 20,000 words): 100%

Workload requirements

Varies according to remaining requirements. To be determined by Supervisor/Co-ordinator.

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)

Prerequisites

Associate Dean (Education) approval required.

Prohibitions

Students are not permitted to enrol in this unit more than once.