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 CSIT395
Subject Name Dean's Scholar Research Project
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites 18cp 200-level CSCI/CSIT/ISIT
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions Students must be enrolled in 1802, 1803, or 1839.
Equivalence CSCI374, ISIT391
Assessment Proposal 10% Weekly progress reports 10% Final presentation 15% Final report 65%
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
Course
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
329-Bachelor of Economics and Finance-Bachelor of Laws
336-Bachelor of Science (Psychology) - Bachelor of Laws
340-Bachelor of Arts - 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
Tutorial Enrolment Information pls refer to your SOLS account

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (27-02-2017 to 22-06-2017)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions 1802 - Bachelor of Computer Science (Dean's Scholar)  (Wollongong)
1803 - Bachelor of Information Technology (Dean's Scholar)  (Wollongong)
1839 - Bachelor of Business Information Systems (Dean's Scholar)  (Wollongong)
Contact Hours Meetings with supervisor as appropriate.
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Casey Chow
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Casey Chow
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2017

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (24-07-2017 to 16-11-2017)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions 1802 - Bachelor of Computer Science (Dean's Scholar)  (Wollongong)
1803 - Bachelor of Information Technology (Dean's Scholar)  (Wollongong)
1839 - Bachelor of Business Information Systems (Dean's Scholar)  (Wollongong)
Contact Hours Meetings with supervisor as appropriate.
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Casey Chow
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Casey Chow
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2017

Subject Description
Students will be introduced to the study of research methods and use them on a project in Computer Science, Information Systems, and/or Information Technology. Topics will be developed based on the current activities of relevant research units and the interests of each student. Students may join an existing research team or project. Students will undertake tasks under the supervision of an academic staff member. Students are expected to carry out a range of activities appropriate for research within the discipline of interest.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Develop, plan and present a research proposal, informed by an initial review of existing knowledge.
2. Conduct a literature review.
3. Follow, and document, an approved timeline of activities typical within the research discipline.
4. Compose a research-based project or piece of scholarship that demonstrates understanding and critical analysis in the fields of Computer science, Information Technology and/or Information Systems.
5. Present their research verbally to colleagues and School members in a clear and consistent manner.


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