MASTER'S THESIS PART 1

CSE5MT1

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

You will undertake a substantive research project, across CSE5MT1 and CSE5MT2, which takes the equivalent of eight or nine months of continuous work under the supervision of an academic member of staff. In this subject you will acquire capabilities to contribute to research and development work in the area of Internet of Things, enhancing your capability to critically and systematically integrate knowledge. In CSE5MT1 you will undertake a literature review leading to a research proposal and a plan for carrying out the proposal, including relevant implementation and experimental details. A list of prospective thesis topics is available from the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorSimon Egerton

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Completion of 90cps in SMIOTB and approval from the Subject Coordinator required

Co-requisitesCSE5PRP

Incompatible subjectsCSE4THA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsThis subject is a prerequisite to CSE5MT2 and together they must be completed in consecutive semesters. WAM of 75% or above in SMIOTB required. To be determined by Subject Coordinator.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply advanced skills to identify and integrate knowledge from academic literature relevant to the research project.
02. Initiate and conduct advanced research in the area of the research topic collaboratively and with an emphasis on creativity and innovation.
03. Apply adequate methods to conduct qualified experiments within given frameworks and to critically evaluate the results.
04. Interpret and communicate complex technical information, scientific theories and critical analyses in the topic of the research project to expert and lay audiences.
05. Articulate ethical principles for conducting research in the topic of the research project.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSimon Egerton

Class requirements

Supervised ResearchWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h supervised research every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Written report (5200 words equivalent)A structured report containing, draft thesis table of content, daft abstract, draft introduction chapter, draft literature chapter and a draft methodology and or framework chapter. The introduction should present the problem under consideration and a draft set of research questions. The methodology and or framework chapter should set out your proposal to address the research questions raised.Due in week

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Oral presentation on status of the research.(650 words equivalent)You will present your work at a departmental seminar.Due in week 12

N/AN/AN/ANo5 SILO4

Oral presentation on the final outcomes of the research.(1300 words equivalent)This component is completed in CSE5MT2

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO4

Thesis (18850 words equivalent)This component is completed in CSE5MT2The assessment components listed are the combined assessment for CSE5MT1 and CSE5MT2. A final grade will be awarded on the completion of CSE5MT2

N/AN/AN/ANo65 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSimon Egerton

Class requirements

Supervised ResearchWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h supervised research every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Written report (5200 words equivalent)A structured report containing, draft thesis table of content, daft abstract, draft introduction chapter, draft literature chapter and a draft methodology and or framework chapter. The introduction should present the problem under consideration and a draft set of research questions. The methodology and or framework chapter should set out your proposal to address the research questions raised.Due in week

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Oral presentation on status of the research.(650 words equivalent)You will present your work at a departmental seminar.Due in week 12

N/AN/AN/ANo5 SILO4

Oral presentation on the final outcomes of the research.(1300 words equivalent)This component is completed in CSE5MT2

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO4

Thesis (18850 words equivalent)This component is completed in CSE5MT2The assessment components listed are the combined assessment for CSE5MT1 and CSE5MT2. A final grade will be awarded on the completion of CSE5MT2

N/AN/AN/ANo65 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5