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 ISIT391
Subject Name Dean's Scholars Research Project
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites 18 credit points of ISIT 200-level subjects
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions Restricted to students enrolled in the BBIS Dean's Scholar and BIT Dean's Scholar
Equivalence BUSS391
Assessment Proposal 10%; Presentation 20%; Final Report 70%.
General Subject Yes.

Subject Description
In this subject students will undertake a study of research methods or other topic of current interest in Information Systems and/or Information Technology. Its purpose is to give final year Dean's Scholar students an opportunity to explore in depth, current and advanced topics in Information Systems and/or Information Technology.

Extra Information
Subject Objectives:
At the completion of this subject students should be able to demonstrate knowledge, understandings and skills in an advanced topic in Information Systems and/or Information Technology and, in particular: 1) Develop and plan a research proposal, supported by existing review of initial knowledge; 2) Conduct a literature review; 3) Acquire, synthesise and integrate information within a complex professional setting; 4) Present their research verbally to colleagues and School members in a clear and consistent manner; and 5) Compose a research-based project or piece of scholarship that demonstrates understanding and critical analysis in Information Systems and/or Information Technology.