Courses & Units

ICT R&D Project 3 KIT310

Hobart

Note:

Students must have a research project before census date to remain enrolled in the unit.

Introduction

To develop within the student a desire to undertake a career in research. The projects will provide a taster for honours with substantial research projects requiring a proposal, a plan, a mini-literature review and significant outputs. Students will develop an understanding of the scientific research method, practical research skills, and practical design and development skills in a research environment.

Students will undertake a substantial project, usually as part of a team of students or based within a research group in the school, university (eg HITLab, SenseT) or external industrial research Organisation (eg CSIRO, AAD). A variety of projects will be made available to the student. Students may negotiate to pursue a project of their own but they will need to find a staff member willing to act as a supervisor. While projects will be of a research nature, they will include the need to develop artifacts (eg hardware, software). Students will need to develop a research proposal and plan in conjunction with their supervisor. Students will also need to complete a research paper or poster to the quality required for submission to a conference or journal.

Students enrolled in R&D units will be invited to attend the research seminars

Summary

Unit name ICT R&D Project 3
Unit code KIT310
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Engineering & ICT
Discipline Computing and Information Systems
Coordinator

 Nicole Herbert

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Summer school (early) Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018
Summer school (early) 6/11/2017 1/1/2018 1/1/2018 18/2/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2017: $1,131.00 2017: $2,168.00 029999

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

6 ICT units DN or above, at least 2 advanced. Must have a research project before census date. Must submit an acceptable written review of the context within which they are researching before census date.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Flexible, the equivalent of approximately 6 weeks full time project, which can be taken part time, plus the additional time involved to complete the assessment items. There will be online learning modules related to research and the assessment items. There will be an introductory lecture and it will be necessary to meet occasionally with the unit coordinator and meet regularly with the project supervisor.

Assessment

100% in-semester (supervisor evaluations, reflection reports, research outputs)

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Textbooks

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