The aim of this course is to provide professionals with an introduction to research skills.
Upon completion of this course, graduates will
- be able to formulate good research questions in a computing discipline
- possess the ability to critically evaluate the approaches to address research problem
- produce authoritative reports that help solve a problem (White paper)
To graduate with the Graduate Certificate, students must satisfactorily complete the following 2 double subjects from the Doctor of Information Technology course.
ITC711 Computing Research Preparation (Double Subject)
ITC712 Research Methods in Computing Double Subject)
This course is offered part-time and can be completed in 9 months (2 sessions); however, actual duration is dependent on subject availability, mode of enrolment and the session of commencement.
The course is available by distance education only and is offered in Session 1 and 2 commencing February and July each year.
This course is part of the Doctor of Information Technology.
Candidates admitted to the course will:
- hold a class 1 or class 2 division 1 honours degree in a computing related discipline, or a masters degree in a computing related discipline;
- normally have at least five years of full-time (or equivalent) professional experience, a significant amount of which should be at middle and/or senior management level;
- meet the University’s English language proficiency requirements;
Students wishing to complete this Graduate Certificate, enrol in the Doctor of Information Technology and exit on completion of the above 2 subjects.
Students who wish to continue on in the Masters of Computing Research and/or Doctor of Information Technology must obtain a credit average grade over these 2 subjects.