The University of Newcastle, Australia

Course handbook

Description

This course is the second part of the CS Honours project.

Part 1 and 2 together comprise a substantial individual research project usually involving a literature review together with a theoretical and/or practical investigation of a computer science problem. In part 2, students complete their project building on the foundations and the plan developed in part 1. Under the supervision of a member of the academic staff, each student will complete an individual research project and at the end provide a written exposition (research dissertation in the style of the discipline) of their research. Technical content will be dependent on the project undertaken.


Availability2019 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2020
  • Semester 2 - 2020

Ourimbah

  • Semester 2 - 2020
  • Semester 1 - 2020

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Understand in-depth knowledge in a specific area of ICT

2. Improve communication skills

3. Improve capacity to undertake postgraduate research


Content

Comprises a substantial project usually involving a substantial literature review together with a theoretical and/or practical investigation of a computer science problem. Technical content will be dependent on the project undertaken. The project work is embodied in a final research dissertation.


Requisite

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) [10043] program and the Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) [11679] program.


Assumed knowledge

COMP4251 has to be successfully completed. Permission from HOD.

Knowledge is as required for the project undertaken.


Assessment items

Report: Honours Project Final Report


Contact hours

Callaghan

Individual Supervision

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Contact hours are by agreement between student and supervisor.