Industrial Research

Course code INFO3060Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

Involves completion of a unit of applied research into some aspect of computer based information systems in collaboration with a client that will generally be an outside organisation. Each student completes a formal report detailing the study objectives, research method employed, results obtained and suggestions.

Enrolment in this course requires Head of School approval and agreement of Course Coordinator.

In order to participate in this course, students must complete a compulsory Workplace Health and Safety requirement. Students will receive full information on this compulsory component in the course outline provided by the school.

Not available in 2014

Previously offered in 2011, 2010, 2009, 2005, 2004
ObjectivesTo allow the student to develop their research skills by engaging in a project focused on the use of information systems within a commercial or similar environment.
ContentStudents undertake an individually designed project and are guided by a supervisor to deliver a report or mini thesis at the completion of this project.
Replacing Course(s)NA
TransitionNA
Industrial Experience1
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsExperience Based Learning
Individual Supervision
Practical
Assessment Items
ProjectsMajor Project.
Contact HoursIndividual Supervision: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Compulsory Course ComponentWHS-Safety Induction or Risk Assessment. In order to participate in this course, students must complete a compulsory workplace meeting and briefing.