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Directed reading unit 1 ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: Dr. Hiew Pang Leang

Malaysia Second semester 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit is conducted under the supervision of a suitably qualified academic. The student will be required to complete a prescribed list of readings, undertake further independent literature studies, or complete other learning activities and assessments considered appropriate. On completion of this unit, the student would have completed a comprehensive literature review on a topic closely related to the proposed research project.

Assessment: Students will have to select a research topic for their Minor Thesis after consultation with supervisor. Their progress will be monitored by their supervisor through weekly meetings. A report (3000 - 5000 words) and a presentation will be required at the end of the semester.

Contact Hours: 2 hours per week

Prerequisites: Admission into Masters Course. A sound understanding of IT principles and IT related issues.