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Information Sciences Extension Studies 3 PG (7866.6)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Technology


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    • Semester 2, 2018, PROJECT, BRUCE (181571) - View
    • Semester 1, 2018, PROJECT, BRUCE (181569) - View
    • Semester 2, 2017, PROJECT, BRUCE (167355) - View
    • Semester 1, 2017, PROJECT, BRUCE (167022) - View
    • Semester 2, 2016, PROJECT, BRUCE (155339) - View
    • Semester 1, 2016, PROJECT, BRUCE (155338) - View
    • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (148343) - View

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    An Extension Studies unit provides postgraduate students with the opportunity to study an information sciences topic at an advanced level. The unit provides an opportunity to broaden and deepen knowledge in preparation for further advanced work in Studies in or Research Studies in project units or a Masters level thesis. Topics covered are determined in consultation with an academic supervisor in areas relevant to the student's postgraduate or Masters course. Before enrolling students are required to consult their course adviser.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. An enhanced capability for independent work, advanced knowledge in a specialised area and the ability to synthesise knowledge across different fields;

    2. Enhanced skills to undertake an investigation of a topic including project/research design and execution; and

    3. Report writing and presentation skills.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    150 hours including up to 20 hours of supervision meetings, tutorials and workshops, and 130 hours of project work.


    A minimum average performance level of credit AND successful completion of 9505 Research Methods PG AND permission of the Unit Convenor.



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