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Computer Science Research Project Pt1 (COMP90062)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 37.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeCOMP90062
Semester 1
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Students undertake a research investigation under the supervision of members in the School of Computing and Information Systems academic staff.

The subject continues over three consecutive study periods with students enrolling in a 'Part 1' component, a 'Part 2' component and a 'Part 3' component, for a combined total enrolment of 75 credit points. A mark for the subject/s will not be awarded until the entire 75 points of enrolment has been completed.

Information provided on this page applies to all 'parts' of the subject:

Computer Science Research Project Pt 1

  • COMP90060 (12.5 points)
  • COMP90061 (25 points)
  • COMP90062 (37.5 points)
  • COMP90063 (50 points)

Computer Science Research Project Pt 2

  • COMP90064 (12.5 points)
  • COMP90065 (25 points)
  • COMP90066 (37.5 points)
  • COMP90067 (50 points)

Computer Science Research Project Pt 3

  • COMP90068 (12.5 points)
  • COMP90069 (25 points)
  • COMP90070 (37.5 points)
  • COMP90071 (50 points)

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the sequence of Research Project subjects, a graduate of the MSc(CS) is expected to:

  • Have attained research maturity, including the ability to independently carry out a research survey, and plan, execute, interpret and report on a computational experiment OR demonstrate mastery of the mathematical and logical techniques required for research in theoretical computer science
  • Have the ability to communicate computer science research.

Generic skills

On completion of the sequence of Research Project subjects, students should have developed the following generic skills:

  • Have the ability to demonstrate advanced independent critical enquiry, analysis and reflection
  • Have a strong sense of intellectual integrity and the ethics of scholarship
  • Have in-depth knowledge of their specialist discipline(s)
  • Reach a high level of achievement in writing, project activities, problem-solving and communication
  • Be critical and creative thinkers, with an aptitude for continued self-directed learning
  • Be able to examine critically, synthesise and evaluate knowledge across a broad range of disciplines
  • Have a set of flexible and transferable skills for different types of employment.

Last updated: 21 August 2019