Applied Research Project

ICT90004 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 60 hours

2021 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

1 Mar 21 - 30 May 21

6 Jul 21

Last self enrolment:
14 Mar 21

31 Mar 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Apr 21

2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21


Applied Research Methods (ICT90003)

Professional Project (ICT80003),
Configuring Business Information Systems Solutions (INF80013)

Assumed knowledge:
Project Management knowledge is an advantage. Skills consistent with an undergraduate qualification in an ICT field.

Aims and objectives

In this unit, students will perform ICT research in non-academic contexts such as legal, government, commercial and software production environments.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Select appropriate technologies and sources of information to evaluate solutions in the context of a capstone project.
2. Plan, design and develop a research project outcome in a project team environment that demonstrates scholarship in one of the fields of information and Communication Technologies.
3. Reflect on the challenges of performing scholarly and applied research.
4. Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of ethical and professional behaviours in an organisational context.
5. Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between theory studied in this unit and previous units of study and its practical application in a real life organisational setting