Students examine contemporary literature relevant to their proposed research topic, focusing on theoretical perspectives and methodological assumptions. Students will undertake a subsequent literature review in order to develop a conceptual understanding of contemporary approaches to their field of information technology research.
Not currently offered.
This Course was last offered in Semester 2 - 2020.
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Engage with prior literature and technical/creative material;
2. Articulate the relevance of the thesis or technical/creative project to existing literature and work in the field;
3. Demonstrate critical and analytical skills;
4. Develop research, project and time management skills, and
5. Develop thesis writing and production skills.
- A review of the current literature pertaining to the area of study.
- An understanding of contemporary approaches to information technology.
- Time management, research planning and thesis writing skills.
This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) program.
- have completed the requirements for admission to the relevant Bachelor degree of the University, or to another cognate degree approved by the PVC;
- have completed, in that Bachelor degree, the requirements of an approved major in the discipline area, or in a cognate discipline area approved by the PVC, to be undertaken in the Honours program.
Written Assignment: Essays / Written assignments.
Literature Review: Completed Literature Review