ITC716 Thesis (Part-time) (128)


This subject requires students to plan and execute original research of a topic in Information Technology (IT) with intellectual independence, responsibility and accountability. The results of the investigation will be written up as a thesis and presented for examination.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
DistanceAlbury-Wodonga Campus
Session 2
DistanceAlbury-Wodonga Campus
Session 3
DistanceAlbury-Wodonga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ITC716
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
Eight sessionsSY/USSchool of Computing and Mathematics

Assumed Knowledge

DBA711, DBA712, DBA713 and DBA714 for students commenced prior to year 2012.
ITC711, ITC712, ITC713 and ITC714 for students commencing from year 2012.

Enrolment restrictions

Restricted to students in the Doctor of Information Technology who have competed the four coursework subjects at a credit or higher average. Not available to students who have completed ITC715.
Incompatible subject(s)Related subject(s)
ITC715 ITC715 is the full-time version of this part-time subject.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to critically investigate a theoretical or applied problem in the IT field;
  • be able to effectively communicate a complex investigation of original research for external examination as a thesis;
  • be able to independently design, implement, analyse, theorise and communicate research that makes a significant contribution to knowledge and/or professional practice.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • A program of research relevant to the students' chosen specialisation studies resulting in a thesis that is an original and significant contribution to knowledge.
  • Research project based on the approved thesis proposal, working with supervisor(s) approved by the University.
  • Research findings presented in an approved thesis form for examination by examiners approved by the University.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.