• Offered by Research School of Computer Science
  • ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Course subject Computer Science
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr John Slaney
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2016
    Second Semester 2016
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Students will conduct an individual research project under the close supervision of one or more academic staff. Projects will, at least in part, require the application of theoretical or experimental research techniques. In particular, students will be expected to conduct and present a survey of the literature relevant to the research topic.

Students will prepare a thesis reporting on the research project and its outcomes. They will also be expectedto present a poster and a short seminar describing their work. The learning objectives and project overview will be specified at the outset using the Research Schoool of  of Computer Science form 'Independent Study Contract'.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon completion of the research project, the student will be able to:

  1. Prepare and present a short technical seminar.
  2. Write a literature survey.
  3. Undertake and complete a research project under supervision.
  4. Write a thesis describing the results of research work.
  5. Gain advanced knowledge and skills in thier specific project area, as specified in their Independent Study Contract'.

Indicative Assessment

Presentation: 10%, Thesis: 90%

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Workload

Annual Course. Student enrol in Semester 1 and Semester 2. No formal contact is required in this course.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the Research School of Computer Science to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Majors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
12 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
12.00 0.25000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $6552
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $8736
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3384 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8349 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

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