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Year 1 - Semester 1

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
6ENVI5801: Social Science of Environment
6STAT5002: Introduction to Statistics
6COMP9001: Introduction to Programming
6CSYS5010: Introduction to Complex Systems

Year 1 - Semester 2

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
6PMGT5886: System Dynamics Modelling for PM
6CSYS5030: Information Theory and Self-Organisation
6CSYS5040: Criticality in Dynamical Systems
6Electives

Year 2 - Semester 1

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
6CSYS5020: Interdependent Civil Systems
6COMP5313: Large Scale Networks
6CSYS5050: Complex Systems Capstone Project A
6Electives

Year 2 - Semester 2

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
6CSYS5051: Complex Systems Capstone Project B
6COMP5048: Visual Analytics
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Electives

Specialisation- Biosecurity

Specialisation- Engineering

Specialisation- Research methods

Specialisation- Transport

Block 1 - Foundation Core (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP9001 Introduction to Programming 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENVI5801 Social Science of Environment 6 Semester 1
PMGT5886 System Dynamics Modelling for PM 6 Semester 2
Semester 2 Online
STAT5002 Introduction to Statistics 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Block 2 - Other Core (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP5048 Visual Analytics 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5313 Large Scale Networks 6 Semester 1

Block 3 - Complex Systems Core (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CSYS5010 Introduction to Complex Systems 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CSYS5020 Interdependent Civil Systems 6 Semester 1
CSYS5030 Information Theory and Self-Organisation 6 Semester 2
CSYS5040 Criticality in Dynamical Systems 6 Semester 2

Block 4 - Capstone (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CSYS5050 Complex Systems Capstone Project A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CSYS5051 Complex Systems Capstone Project B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Candidates for the Master of Complex Systems must complete 48 credit points from Core and Elective units of study before taking Complex Systems Capstone Project Units

Block 5 - Electives (Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CHNG9202 Applied Mathematics for Chemical Engineers 6 Semester 1
CISS6004 Disease and Security 6 Semester 1
COMP5318 Machine Learning and Data Mining 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CSYS5060 Complex Systems Research Project A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CSYS5061 Complex Systems Research Project B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
DATA5207 Data Analysis in the Social Sciences 6 Semester 1
Summer Main
Int December
ELEC5208 Intelligent Electricity Networks 6 Semester 1
ELEC5509 Mobile Networks 6 Semester 1
ELEC9103 Simulations & Numerical Solutions in Eng 6 Semester 2
ENVI5809 Environmental Simulation Modelling 6 Semester 2a
ENVI5904 Methods in Applied Ecology 6 Semester 2
GEOG5001 Geographic Information Science A 6 Semester 1
GEOG5004 Environmental Mapping and Monitoring 6 Semester 2
HTIN5003 Health Technology Evaluation 6 Semester 2b
Semester 2 Block Mode
HTIN5004 Integrated Approaches to Chronic Disease 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5060 Data Analytics and Business Intelligence 6 Int January
Int July
ITLS5000 Foundations of Supply Chain Management 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS5100 Transport and Infrastructure Foundations 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS5200 Quantitative Logistics & Transport 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS6002 Supply Chain Planning Systems 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS6007 Disaster Relief Operations [not offered in 2021] 6 Int July
ITLS6102 Strategic Transport Planning 6 Semester 2
ITLS6107 Applied GIS and Spatial Data Analytics 6 Semester 2
Summer Main
PHYS5031 Ecological Econ & Sustainable Analysis 6 Semester 1
PHYS5032 Techniques for Sustainability Analysis 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
PMGT5875 Project Innovation Management 6 Semester 1 Online
Semester 1 Block Mode
PMGT5897 Disaster Project Management 6 Semester 2 Online
Int July
PUBH5010 Epidemiology Methods and Uses 6 Semester 1
PUBH5117 Communicable Disease Control 6 Semester 2
QBUS5001 Quantitative Methods for Business 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
QBUS6810 Statistical Learning and Data Mining 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
QBUS6840 Predictive Analytics 6 Semester 1
SUST5004 Populations and Health 6 Semester 2

Note: PUBH5117 is unavailable in 2018. GLOH5112 Global Communicable Disease Control is a recommended alternative and can be added via Special Permission.

Course: Master of Complex Systems (2020 and earlier) (2020)
CP Required: 96
Min FT Duration: 2.00 Years
Min PT Duration: 3.00 Years
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
Requirements: To qualify for the award of the Master of Complex Systems a candidate must complete 96 credit points, including:

(a) 72 credit points in core units:

• 24 credit points in foundational core units of study: COMP9001, STAT5002, PMGT5886, ENVI5801

• 12 credit points in other core units of study: COMP5048, COMP5313

• A 12 unit capstone experience

• At least 24 credit points in three units which start with CSYS, excluding capstone project unit.

(b) Elective advanced units of study:

• At most 24 credit points from the elective units of study.

Specialisations

Completion of a specialisation is not a requirement of the course. Candidates have the option of completing at most one specialisation. A specialisation requires the completion of 24 credit points chosen from units of study listed for that specialisation. The specialisations available are:

• Engineering

• Biosecurity

• Transport

• Research methods
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