- Code COMP8755
- Unit Value 6 to 12 units
- Offered by School of Computing
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering Computing & Cybernetics
- Course subject 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 12 unit course acts as a capstone to the Master of Computing and requires students to complete a practical project on an appropriate computing topic. They will be expected to carry out some combination of reading, writing, artefact construction and presentation whilst working under supervision. The nature of the project can be theoretic, experimental, design or development based on the interests of available supervisors and the student.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Apply their computing knowledge and implementation skills to a specific topic area
- Explain how they have extended and deepened their knowledge of computing principles, technical skills and practice through undertaking the project
- Demonstrate advanced skills in oral and written communication
- Demonstrate through successful completion of the project, relevant project-related skills, including project planning and management, ethics, evaluation and production of project artefacts
- Oral Presentation (10) [LO null]
- Project Artifacts (30) [LO null]
- Report (60) [LO null]
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WorkloadThis course can be taken as 12 units in a student's final semester or 6 units in a students two final semesters. Students taking COMP8755 over two semesters must enrol in 6 units in each of their two final semesters of study. Weekly two-hour lectures and 260 hours of individual project work.
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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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:
- Unit value:
- 6 to 12 units
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