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INFO5993: IT Research Methods (2020 - Semester 1)

Unit: INFO5993: IT Research Methods (6 CP)
Mode: Normal-Day
On Offer: Yes
Level: Postgraduate
Faculty/School: School of Computer Science
Unit Coordinator/s: A/Prof Yacef, Kalina
Session options: Semester 1, Semester 2
Versions for this Unit:
Campus: Camperdown/Darlington
Pre-Requisites: None.
Prohibitions: INFO4990.
Brief Handbook Description: This unit will provide an overview of the different research methods that are used in IT. Students will learn to find and evaluate research on their topic and to present their own research plan or results for evaluation by others. The unit will develop a better understanding of what research in IT is and how it differs from other projects in IT. Students will learn research ethics. This unit of study is required for students in IT who are enrolled in a research project as part of their Honours or MIT/MITM degree. It is also recommended for students enrolled or planning to do a research degree in IT and Engineering. The assessments being closely linked to the research activity throughout the semester, it is important that both the research topic and the supervisor are determined before week 1.
Assumed Knowledge: None.
Department Permission Department permission is required for enrollment in this session.