Computing Technology Design Project

COS20031 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours face to face + blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2024 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

26 Feb 24 - 26 May 24

2 Jul 24

Last self enrolment:
10 Mar 24

31 Mar 24

Last withdraw without fail:
12 Apr 24

Aims and objectives

This unit of study is a project-based unit in which students work in teams and aims to provide you with the opportunity to design a solution to an industry-driven challenge emphasis on computing technology design. You will attain the various technical skills required to complete the project as well as a range of professional skills to enable you to work creatively and collaboratively in an industry context. An Academic 'facilitator' will guide your learning towards achieving these outcomes.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
1. Apply a design thinking approach to understand and solve a stakeholder problem
2. Design and implement a project plan using industry standard project management and collaboration tools
3. Apply ethical, professonal and technical considerations in the development of the project (data management) solution
4. Effectively discuss project-related considerations and deliverables with stakeholders, using industry-standard tools
5. Identify project-related skills requirements, locate suitable resources and acquire the appropriate skills mostly independently
6. Contribute to the project development as a respectful and responsible team member