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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.
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: 6 December 2019