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COSC385 Research Project

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An independent research project with supervision from academic staff. Particularly beneficial to students considering postgraduate study in Computer Science.

Paper title Research Project
Paper code COSC385
Subject Computer Science
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,092.15
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,004.75

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(COSC 201 or COSC 242) and (COSC 202 or COSC 241)
Recommended Preparation
Enrolment in this paper requires departmental approval. You will be advised once a decision has been made. and COSC 203 and COSC 204
Schedule C
Arts and Music, Science
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission.

Computer Science Adviser,

Teaching staff

Professor Michael Albert


Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes

On completing the COSC385 research project the student will:

  • Understand the background and context of a particular research problem in computer science
  • Understand the nature of the research process
  • Be able to analyse and synthesise research literature at an appropriate level
  • Be able to carry out experiments and/or develop systems to explore a research problem
  • Understand the standards for the communication of research results

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Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system