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Reading unit (6 points)


Leader: TBA

Caulfield First semester 2004 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The reading subject allows a student to study an area of information management and systems not offered in any other fifth-year level subject. Reading subjects should be undertaken only in exceptional circumstances and must have the approval of the head of school. Details for the reading subject will be defined and approved individually for each student and will include objectives, assessment and an initial reading list

Assessment: Research paper or review (6000-10,000 words) and project or equivalent: 100%

Contact Hours: There is an expectation that students will meet weekly with their supervisors for approximately 30 minutes to set goals and report an achievements and difficulties. Students are expected to spend approximately 12 hours per week for 13 weeks on research and related activities, dividing their time between self-initiated work and meetings with supervisors.

Prerequisites: Entry to this unit subject to approval of Head of School, or nominee 24 credit points of IMS 9000-level units, or equivalent; or 24 credit points of graduate level units in the Master of Information Technology or the Master of Business Systems, or equivalent; or an approved undergraduate degree in information systems (IS) or information management (IM) or equivalent

Prohibitions: SYS4010

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