ITC716 Doctoral Thesis (Computing and Mathematics) PT (128)

In order to commence this subject students must have previously presented their research proposal to their Faculty and relevant peers, and received formal Faculty endorsement of their proposal.

In this subject students are to enact their research as specified in their research proposal. In consultation with their supervisor, students will write and develop their thesis to the point of preparedness for final examination. The completed thesis must make a substantial contribution to the discipline associated with the Higher Degree by Research degree the student is enrolled in.


Session 1 (30)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 3 (90)
Wagga Wagga 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

Grading System



Eight sessions


School of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment Restrictions

Students must be enrolled in Higher Degree by Research studies.

Assumed Knowledge

RES701, RES702, RES703 and RES704

Incompatible Subjects

DBA718, EMG710

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to demonstrate advanced competence in methods of social science research;
  • be able to demonstrate a higher order knowledge of the scholarly debate relevant to their chosen field of investigation;
  • be able to demonstrate higher order skills for both critical analysis of, and constructive contribution to, that debate;
  • be able to develop and refine their research for presentation as an examinable thesis in the relevant field of their HDR enrolment; and
  • be able to demonstrate the originality of the work embodied in the thesis.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • This is a research subject. Content will be determined by the student in consultation with their supervisor.

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.