CITS5014 Data Science Research Project Part 1

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
In this unit students develop a research project proposal supported by a literature review. The research project topic may be chosen from a list of topics provided by the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering or on a proposed topic relevant to Data Science and negotiated with the Project Supervisor. Students are expected to conduct qualitative research work or solve important data science research problems with certain research challenges.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) evaluate a selected body of work; (2) identify research gaps and position one's own study in literature; and (3) formulate research questions with assistance from supervisor(s).
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: continuing assessment. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Wei Liu
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
enrolment in the Master of Data Science (62530)
and
18 points of Level 4/Level 5 units completed within the course with the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark (WAM) of at least 70 percent.
Incompatibility:
CITS5011 Data Science Research Project Part 1
Note
The Data Science Research Project consists of 12 credit points and comprises CITS5014 Data Science Research Project Part 1 and CITS5015 Data Science Research Project Part 2 that are taken over two consecutive semesters and must be completed to fulfil the requirements of the Data Science Research Project. Students can commence the units in either semester 1 or semester 2.

CITS5014 is Part 1 of the Master of Data Science Research Project and consists the completion of a research project proposal and literature review. After completing CITS5014 (Part 1), students are able to continue their assessment by enrolling and completing CITS5015 (Part 2) in their second semester of the project and includes the completion of a seminar presentation, a poster and a final research project report.
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