Faculty of Information Technology
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
|Faculty||Faculty of Information Technology|
|Offered||Clayton First semester 2015 (Day)|
South Africa First semester 2015 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2015 (Day)
The aim of this unit is to prepare Honours students in the Faculty of IT to conduct research across the range of IT disciplines, including computer science, software engineering, information systems and information management.
It introduces students to major research philosophies and paradigms, the principles of research design, research ethics, and research methods and techniques of data collection and analysis appropriate to IT research and their discipline.
Skills developed and knowledge acquired from this unit will prepare students to conduct and communicate their own research, as well as to be knowledgeable and critical interpreters of others' research.
On completion of this unit, students will be able to:
In-semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:
(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:
(b.) Additional requirements (all students):
See also Unit timetable information
Foundation knowledge in computer science or business information systems or information technology and systems fundamentals.