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CP5080 - Literature Review and Research Proposal

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

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

Students undertake a literature review of a nominated area of research and develop a research project proposal, on topics specified by IT staff. Students are taught how to analyse papers critically for relevance and significance and to identify potential research projects. They do a presentation and seminar on their literature review and on their research proposal and submit written reports on both.

Learning Outcomes

  • appreciation of scientific research reporting methods;
  • conduct a literature review of scientific research;
  • determine from research papers relevance, significance and opportunities for further research;
  • draft a research proposal;
  • appreciation of scientific research methods.

Subject Assessment

  • presentations (40%)
  • assignments (15%)
  • research proposal (30%)
  • research directory (15%).

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Hossein Ghodosi.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours lectures
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Professor Ickjai Lee
Lecturer: Assoc. Professor Hossein Ghodosi.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours lectures
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 25 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 25 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.