HRC432 Computing Honours Project/Dissertation (32)

In this subject, students will plan and execute a research project with supported autonomy through the completion of a literature review, analysis of potential solutions, experimentation and analysis of results culminating in a dissertation. Communication skills will be developed to present research in multiple formats. Students will be enabled to apply advanced knowledge and skills in research practices and methodologies in order to produce a completed research project. Students will prepare their results ready for publication.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Albury-Wodonga Campus
Bathurst Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Bathurst Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Albury-Wodonga Campus
Bathurst Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: HRC432. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment Restrictions

Available only to students enrolled in Bachelor of Computing (Honours).



Subject Relationships

HRC417 is a part-time version of this fulltime subject
HRC418 is a part-time version of this fulltime subject

Incompatible Subjects

HRC417, HRC418

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to develop a solution for an identified research problem in the computing discipline that is current and significant;
  • be able to critically review, appraise and synthesise academic literature relevant to the chosen research problem;
  • be able to reflect on the research process and progress;
  • be able to communicate effectively in ways appropriate to the discipline, audience and purpose;
  • be able to complete and analyse a research project; and
  • be able to write a final dissertation that brings together all the parts of the project and can be understood by experts in the field.


This subject will cover the following topics:

Individual research project appropriate to prerequisite studies completed by the student and limited to the computing discipline.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.