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CP5045 - Information Technology Project

Credit points: 6
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Available to Information Technology postgraduate students and honours students only with the permission of the Academic Head, IT.

A minor project in Computer Science/Information Technology to be carried out under the supervision of one or more staff members. The project will require a survey of relevant literature, an analysis of the problem to be solved, a high level design feasibility analysis and an interim project report and seminar. The project will then also require the detailed design and implementation of the solution and the verification and evaluation of the results. A complete account of the work done must be submitted in the final report, which should include a critical appraisal of the objectives, techniques and results of the project and also presented in a seminar.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply principles and methods of scientific research learned during execution of a supervised research project from inception to reporting of results;
  • apply principles and methods of scientific thinking to a critical review and assessment of relevant literature;
  • complete a high level design and feasibility analysis;
  • develop project design management and implementation skills;
  • formulate a problem and relate it to the literature review of (1) above;
  • present the results of (1), (2) and (3) in written form and in seminar form;
  • produce a substantial piece of technical report writing in the form of a minor thesis report and seminar.

Subject Assessment

  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (30%) - Individual
  • Written > Project report - (70%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Assessment in this subject involves significant on-course assessment including assignments and presentations. The full details of the assessment are handed out to students in the class in the first week of the semester in which the subject is offered.


Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coord/Lect: Professor Ickjai Lee.

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 24-Aug-2023
Coordinator: Professor Ickjai Lee

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Professor Ickjai Lee
Lecturer: Assoc. Professor Hossein Ghodosi.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 24-Aug-2023
Coordinator: Professor Ickjai Lee

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.