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CSE5351 - Research project (initial component)

12 points, SCA Band 2, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Information Technology


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


CSE5351 is the initial unit for a multi-semester research project / minor thesis. CSE5353 is the final unit of the multi-semester project / minor thesis. CSE5352 can be used together with CSE5351 and CSE5353 to extend the research project / minor thesis to 36 points. This group of units introduces the student to independent research. Most projects are software-oriented, although some projects may be purely theoretical and others may involve hardware work.


Project Evaluation by supervisors and additional examiners based on deliverables, final thesis and final presentation (85%)
Written research skills assignment: (5%)
Presentations: (10%)
The presentation component comprises an initial research proposal (20%), a mid-project interim presentation (hurdle), a literature review (30%), a project presentation as a web site and/or poster (20%), and a final seminar presentation (30%).


Only available to students with a cognate degree in computer science or equivalent. Students will typically be enrolled in a Master of Computer Science course.


A degree should not allow the group of CSE535{1,2,3} project / minor thesis units to also include another substantial research project.