• 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 Peter Strazdins
    • Dr Weifa Liang
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2019
    Second Semester 2019
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This is an Individual Research Project (IRP) within the Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Research and Development) (Honours) degree. Students do multiple IRPs during their program, with each one specifically designed to provide a strong research focus customised to each student. These give students valuable research experience along with the opportunity to explore different research areas prior to their final Honour's project.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. plan and engage in an independent and sustained critical investigation and evaluation of a chosen computer science research topic,
  2. engage in systematic discovery and critical review of appropriate and relevant information sources,
  3. propose, develop and evaluate different approaches for solving a research problem, and
  4. communicate research concepts and contexts clearly and effectively both in writing and orally.

Indicative Assessment

  1. An appropriate combination of written report, artefact, and seminar presentations. This will be set out in the 'Independent Study Contract' for each student at the start of each course. (null) [LO null]

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Workload

Students are expected to spend around 130 hours in total on this course. Contact hours will be
determined for each individual student and recorded in an 'Independent Study Contract' at the
beginning of the course.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must seek permission from the course convenor. To be eligible to enrol, you must: - be studying a Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Research and Development); - have successfully completed COMP2550; - find a project/supervisor; and - complete the 'Independent Study Contract' Finding a project/supervisor and completing the contract is best done before the start of the semester you are intending to do this course.

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

Assumed Knowledge

As this is a project course, the expected background varies from project to project. The project description will specify any expected background.

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:
6 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
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $4320
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $5700
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4168 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 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
9205 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person N/A

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