- Code COMP3740
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Computing
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering Computing & Cybernetics
- Course subject Computer Science
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
In 2023, this course is on campus with remote adjustments only for participants with unavoidable travel restrictions/visa delays.
Students will conduct a small project, under supervision, that in area of computing of mutual interest to the student and their supervisor. The project will involve applying and increasing the depth of the student's knowledge in some aspect of computing. The activities in the course will normally include some combination of reading, writing, project work and presentation, as appropriate to the topic. The specific learning objectives, project overview and assessment arrangements will be specified at the outset using the Department of Computer Science form 'Independent Study Contract'.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- apply the student's knowledge and implementation skills in the in computer science for the project course, and apply this to a specific project topic in that area.
- deepen their knowledge of computing through undertaking the project.
- learn any specific technical skills required by their topic, and apply them to the project work.
- learn relevant project-related skills, including project management and oral and written communication, and apply these to the project work.
- An appropriate combination of written report, project documentation and presentation, which may include a demonstration of the project. (100) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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WorkloadNo formal contact is required in this course. Students will meet regularly with their supervisor througout the semester.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the School of Computing to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
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- 6 units
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