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Research Report

2014 unit code: ICT80009 (formerly HIT8270)

Please note that unit codes have changed from 2014.
Credit points12.5 Credit Points
Duration2 Semesters in total (HIT8170 + HIT8270)
Contact hours48 Hours per Semester
Non-study Package requisite-Course Coordinator approval

Related course(s)

Note: Students enrol into HIT8170 in the semester they commence the Research Report and HIT8270 in the subsequent semester.

Aims and objectives

To provide a flexible program of study which allows the student to undertake a special project. This would require research into a topic that is relevant to the course but alternative to the prescribed units in Stage 2.


Written Report


Students to prepare an article of around 8,000 words on a topic chosen in consultation with staff. Generally the paper will take the form of a comprehensive literature review of a topic of contemporary interest.

Text books

There is no prescribed text. Students will be directed to appropriate books and journal articles.