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Individual study unit in computer science: current research topics in computer science ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: Hons Course Coordinator

Not offered in 2005.

Synopsis: This unit covers advanced current research topics in computing, in particular new emerging trends and research directions not covered in any other unit. It particularly allows the student to study additional material and/or related fields pertaining to the topic of his/her chosen research project. Students must also have enrolment approval from the Honours Coordinator. For further details, refer to the courseware web pages.

Assessment: Assignment and Examination, relative weight depending on topic composition. When no exam is taken, students will be expected to demonstrate their knowledge by solving practical problems and may be required to give an oral report. As the unit does not have credit points attached, this variability is designed to give the maximum flexibility for supporting students in additional fields of study.

Prerequisites: Completion of the Bachelor of Computer Science or Bachelor of Digital Systems or Bachelor of Computing at an advanced level equivalent to the entry requirements for the Honours program. Students must also have enrolment approval from the Honours Coordinator. Individual modules in the framework of this unit may have additional prerequisites. For detailed information please contact the Honours coordinator.

Corequisites: Corequisites are defined individually defined depending on specialisation.

Prohibitions: Prohibitions are defined individually defined depending upon the on specialisation.