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INFO3912: IT Special Project 3B (2020 - Semester 2)

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Unit: INFO3912: IT Special Project 3B (6 CP)
Mode: Normal-Day
On Offer: Yes
Level: Senior
Faculty/School: School of Computer Science
Unit Coordinator/s: Dr Chung, Vera
Session options: Semester 2, Int July
Versions for this Unit:
Campus: Camperdown/Darlington
Pre-Requisites: [85% average in IT units of study in previous year] AND [Permission from the School of IT].
Brief Handbook Description: This unit enables talents students with maturing IT knowledge to integrate various IT skills and techniques to carry out projects. These projects are largely research intensive.
Assumed Knowledge: None.
Additional Notes: Enrolment by department permission for students with 85% average in School of IT units
Department Permission Department permission is required for enrollment in this session.
Timetable: INFO3912 Timetable
Time Commitment:
# Activity Name Hours per Week Sessions per Week Weeks per Semester
1 Meeting 1.00 1 13
2 Project Work - own time 8.00 1 13
T&L Activities: Project Work - own time: Students may need to perform analysis, background search, design, implementation, testing, evaluation and

documentation of the results for the assgined task (project).

Learning outcomes are the key abilities and knowledge that will be assessed in this unit. They are listed according to the course goal supported by each. See Assessment Tab for details how each outcome is assessed.

(3) Problem Solving and Inventiveness (Level 5)
1. Student is able to offer feasible IT solutions for a given problem under constraints.
Assessment Methods:
# Name Group Weight Due Week Outcomes
1 Project No 100.00 Exam Period 1,
Assessment Description: Project: Depending on the project, deliverables may include feasiblity reports, design documents, related work reports, source code, experimental results and reports.
Grade Type Description
Standards Based Assessment Final grades in this unit are awarded at levels of HD for High Distinction, DI (previously D) for Distinction, CR for Credit, PS (previously P) for Pass and FA (previously F) for Fail as defined by University of Sydney Assessment Policy. Details of the Assessment Policy are available on the Policies website at . Standards for grades in individual assessment tasks and the summative method for obtaining a final mark in the unit will be set out in a marking guide supplied by the unit coordinator.
Policies & Procedures: IMPORTANT: School policy relating to Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

In assessing a piece of submitted work, the School of Computer Science may reproduce it entirely, may provide a copy to another member of faculty, and/or to an external plagiarism checking service or in-house computer program and may also maintain a copy of the assignment for future checking purposes and/or allow an external service to do so.

Other policies

See the policies page of the faculty website at for information regarding university policies and local provisions and procedures within the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies.

Note that the "Weeks" referred to in this Schedule are those of the official university semester calendar

Week Description
Week 1 Independent Project Work
Week 2 Independent Project Work
Week 3 Independent Project Work
Week 4 Independent Project Work
Week 5 Independent Project Work
Week 6 Independent Project Work
Week 7 Independent Project Work
Week 8 Independent Project Work
Week 9 Independent Project Work
Week 10 Independent Project Work
Week 11 Independent Project Work
Week 12 Independent Project Work
Week 13 Independent Project Work
Exam Period Assessment Due: Project

Course Relations

The following is a list of courses which have added this Unit to their structure.

Course Year(s) Offered
Biomedical Mid-Year 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Biomedical 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Course Goals

This unit contributes to the achievement of the following course goals:

Attribute Practiced Assessed
(5) Interdisciplinary, Inclusiveness, Influence (Level 5) No 0%
(4) Design (Level 5) No 0%
(3) Problem Solving and Inventiveness (Level 5) No 100%

These goals are selected from Engineering & IT Graduate Outcomes Table 2018 which defines overall goals for courses where this unit is primarily offered. See Engineering & IT Graduate Outcomes Table 2018 for details of the attributes and levels to be developed in the course as a whole. Percentage figures alongside each course goal provide a rough indication of their relative weighting in assessment for this unit. Note that not all goals are necessarily part of assessment. Some may be more about practice activity. See Learning outcomes for details of what is assessed in relation to each goal and Assessment for details of how the outcome is assessed. See Attributes for details of practice provided for each goal.