HRC416 Computing Honours Project/Dissertation (16)

This subject develops advanced knowledge and practice of research methodologies and data analysis in the beginning stages of an information technology project. Students will develop cognitive and technical skills required in the design and development of research practice, experimental techniques, and literature review practices to demonstrate a broad understanding of applicable practices to the discipline. Students will start to develop communication techniques to disseminate their findings to a variety of audiences.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2021.

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).

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify a 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 design, plan and initiate a research project through identification of appropriate methodologies, ethical and cultural considerations;
  • be able to reflect on the research process and progress; and
  • be able to communicate effectively in ways appropriate to the discipline, audience and purpose.


This subject will cover the following topics:

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

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.