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COMP5709: IT Capstone Project - Individual (2020 - Semester 1)

Unit: COMP5709: IT Capstone Project - Individual (12 CP)
Mode: Normal-Day
On Offer: Yes
Level: Postgraduate
Faculty/School: SIT curriculum dev group
Unit Coordinator/s: Osop, Hamzah
Session options: Semester 1, Semester 2
Versions for this Unit:
Campus: Camperdown/Darlington
Pre-Requisites: A candidate for the MDS, MIT, MITM or MIT / MITM who has completed 24 credit points from Core, Specialist or Foundation units of study, and has a WAM of 75+ may take this unit
Prohibitions: COMP5702 OR COMP5703 OR COMP5704 OR COMP5707 OR COMP5708.
Brief Handbook Description: The Information Technology Capstone project unit provides an opportunity for high-achieving students (WAM of 75+) to carry out an individual defined piece of work with academics of our school.

The students will acquire skills including the capacity to define a project, show how it relates to existing work, and carry out the project in a systematic manner. Students will apply their gained knowledge of units of study in their advanced IT specialist domain (MIT) or the management of IT (MITM) or both technical and IT management domains (MIT/MITM) or in the data science domain (MDS). The results will be presented in a final project presentation and report.

The unit aims to provide students with the opportunity to carry out an advanced project work in a setting and manner that fosters the development of IT/DS skills in research or design.
Assumed Knowledge: None.
Additional Notes: Students require an academic supervisor to conduct the project. We need to find adequate projects and supervisors prior to enrolment. Hence, we require departmental permission to enrol in this unit of study.
Department Permission Department permission is required for enrollment in this session.