Research Paper

ICT80007 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 24 Hours

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

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

Higher Ed. Semester 2

28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22

1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22


Students must have the approval of their course coordinator and have a topic and a supervisor.

Aims and objectives

To provide a flexible program of study which allows the student to undertake a special project. This would require research into a topic that is relevant to the course but alternative to the prescribed subjects in Stage 2.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Review the literature and critically evaluating the state-of-the-art of selected Information technology research topics.
2. Conduct independent research into a given topic in Information Technology.
3. Prepare a research report summarising the aims, procedures, results and conclusions of independent research into a given topic in Information Technology.