HRC432 Computing and Mathematics Honours Dissertation FT (32)

In this subject, students will develop practical insights into real-world research writing and dissemination processes. Students will be enabled with supported autonomy to apply advanced knowledge and skills in research practices to produce a completed research dissertation.  This will involve planning and executing a research project through the completion of a literature review, data collection and analysis of results culminating in the research dissertation.


Session 1 (30)
Bathurst Campus
Session 2 (60)
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


Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences

Enrolment Restrictions

Only available to student enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Research (Honours)


RES401 and RES402

Incompatible Subjects

HRC417, HRC418

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • 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:
  • Literature and research design
  • Data collection
  • Analysis
  • Drawing conclusions from data analysis
  • Identifying possible application of research findings to policy development and future research

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.