• Offered by Research School of Computer Science
  • ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Course subject Computer Science
  • Areas of interest Computer Science, Information Technology
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Weifa Liang
    • Prof Antony Hosking
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
    Second Semester 2020
    Spring Session 2020
    See Future Offerings

This course is available so that senior students can pursue, under supervision, topics that are not covered in the regular curriculum that will significantly increase their knowledge of some aspect of computer science.
The activities in the course will be some combination of lectures, reading, writing and project work, as appropriate to the topic. These activities will be specified, for each enrolled student, using a Research School of Computer Science `Independent Study Contract'.

Learning Outcomes

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

Learning Outcomes will be determined for each individual student and recorded in an 'Independent Study Contract' at the beginning of the course.

Indicative Assessment

An appropriate combination of written report, exercises, examination and seminar presentations. This will be set out in the 'Independent Study Contract' for each student at the start of each course.

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

Students are expected to spend 10-12 hours each week 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.

Requisite and Incompatibility

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

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
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Compiler Design and Implementation
2186 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 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
7184 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9174 01 Oct 2020 23 Oct 2020 23 Oct 2020 31 Dec 2020 In Person N/A

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