- Code COMP8800
- Unit Value 12 units
- Offered by School of Computing
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering Computing & Cybernetics
- Course subject Computer Science
- Areas of interest Computer Science
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
In 2023, this course is on campus with remote adjustments only for participants with unavoidable travel restrictions/visa delays.
This is an annual course (24 units) which requires students to conduct a substantial individual research project under academic supervision, with a formal thesis being submitted and presentation of a seminar.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Prepare and present a short technical seminar.
- Write a literature survey.
- Undertake and complete a research project under supervision.
- Write a thesis describing the results of research work.
You also need to have a signed 'Independent Study contract' with a supervisor before the start of the semester in which you plan to start your project.
You will need to contact the CECS Student Services to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
- Presentation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Thesis (90) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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WorkloadAnnual 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 School of Computing to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
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.
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- Unit value:
- 12 units
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