• Code COMP4540
  • Unit Value 6 to 12 units
  • Offered by School of Computing
  • ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Course subject Computer Science
  • Areas of interest Software Engineering
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

This course has been adjusted for remote participation in Semester 1, 2022.

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 expected to present a poster and a short seminar describing their work.

Students will be expected to apply their software engineering knowledge and skills in the planning and execution of their research project. 

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Prepare and present a short technical seminar
  2. Write a literature survey
  3. Undertake and complete a research project under supervision
  4. Prepare and present a technical poster
  5. Write a thesis describing the results of research work

Other Information

Professional Skills Mapping:

Mapping of Learning Outcomes to Assessment and Professional Competencies

Indicative Assessment

  1. Project (90) [LO null]
  2. Presentation (10) [LO null]

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Workload

Annual course. Student enrols in Semester 1 and Semester 2. As many hours as necessary for meetings with supervisors and a nominal 20 hours per week

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

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

Prescribed Texts

None

Fees

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

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 to 12 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
7.00 0.14583
8.00 0.16667
9.00 0.18750
10.00 0.20833
11.00 0.22917
12.00 0.25000
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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