Faculty of Information Technology
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
This unit is a research/thesis unit for FIT Masters (Honours) degrees, taken in the final stage of the Masters (Honours) course.
Before enrolling in the unit, students need to have reached agreement with a potential supervisor about a research area/feasible research topic for their Minor Thesis project.
On completion of the Masters thesis units, students should be able to:
At the completion of the requirements for the thesis the following components of assessment will be completed:
Research Proposal: 5%; Literature Review: 10%; Interim Presentation: hurdle; Final Presentation: 5%; Thesis (normally 10,000 - 20,000 words): 80%
These assessment tasks will be completed over the course of several units in the Minor Thesis program but the overall grade for the thesis will only be finalised on completion of FIT5554 (24pts).
Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week. Students will be expected to hold regular meetings with supervisor(s) over the course of the semester.
See also Unit timetable information
Students must be enrolled in a Faculty of IT Masters (Honours) degree.
FIT4005 or FIT5185
FIT5014, FIT5016, FIT5017, FIT5018