Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2017 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: School of Computing and Information Technology

Subject Information
Subject Code CSCI374
Subject Name Dean's Scholar Research Project
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites 12 credit points of CSCI 200-level subjects
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions Students must be enrolled in the BCompSc (Dean's Scholar) to be eligible for this subject
Equivalence None.
Assessment Presentation 20%; Report 80%.
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775M-Course information not Found
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
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Subject Availability
Session Spring  (24-07-2017 to 16-11-2017)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota Enrolment in this subject is restricted. Students may not enrol over the web. Please refer to the Subject Coordinator for more information.
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours regular meetings with supervisor
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Casey Chow
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Casey Chow
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2017

Subject Description
This subject introduces students to specific areas of research in the field of Computer Science. Topics will be negotiated based on the current activities of various research units linked to the School of Computer Science and Software Engineering and the interests of the student. Students will join a particular project and undertake certain tasks under the supervision of a designated staff member. Students are required to undertake literature reviews, experimentation, programming, collect and analyse data and report on their findings to the research team.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Develop and plan a research proposal, supported by initial review of existing knowledge.
2. Conduct literature reviews.
3. Design an experiment/computer program to examine a scientific research program.
4. Present their research verbally to colleagues and School members in a clear and consistent manner.
5. Compose a research-based project or piece of scholarship that demonstrates understanding and critical analysis in Computer Science.

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