Courses & Units

ICT Research Dissertation B KIT403

Hobart, Launceston

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Introduction

This unit is the second of two research project units.

Students undertake research work under the supervision of a member of academic staff on a topic approved by the School, and produce a thesis document that reports and discusses the findings from this research and also give a formal presentation of their work.

Summary

Unit name ICT Research Dissertation B
Unit code KIT403
Credit points 25
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
Discipline Information & Communication Technology
Coordinator Professor Anna Shillabeer
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Honours

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* 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).

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Learning Outcomes

  • select, adapt and effectively apply research processes, methodologies, tools, and techniques to plan, conduct and manage an independent ICT-related research project
  • critically analyse research literature to conduct a literature review
  • be aware of the social consequences of ICT-related research and respond appropriately to ethical considerations and act in accordance with best practice and industry standards
  • analyse, synthesise and evaluate factors to answer a research question, and to defend a research approach
  • document and communicate effectively the research techniques used and the results of the research both orally and in a written thesis
  • evaluate and communicate the likely utility of emerging or advanced ICT to an individual or organization
  • apply abstraction and computational, creative and critical thinking to a problem, identify and define the ICT requirements, apply knowledge of advanced ICT principles and technical skills to develop and evaluate strengths and weaknesses of potential solutions
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
029999 $2,005.00 $2,005.00 not applicable $4,804.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

AssessmentPresentation (10%)|Thesis (90%)
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Textbooks

Required

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