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.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

Higher Ed. Semester 2

27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

31 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23


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.