University of Technology Sydney

32931 Technology Research Methods

6cp; Attendance at the introductory lecture is required, as is the full day research proposal workshop. Beyond this, students develop a learning plan that accounts for the equivalent of 5cp of effort. Modules and other course content within TRM are given cp values. Students are expected to engage with the material outlined in their learning plan to satisfy the subject requirements. Forms of attendance and mode of delivery in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community.; availability: honours and postgraduate students
Requisite(s): 32144 Technology Research Preparation OR 42670c Research Foundations OR 41079 Computing Science Studio 2
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These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 32572 Reflective Practice in Information Technology



This subject familiarises students with a range of skills and methods that are beneficial in carrying out research projects, with an emphasis on student-directed study. Students have the opportunity to study the advantages and limitations of different research approaches, as well as their applicability in different research contexts. They also have the opportunity to gain professional skills and advanced technical skills relevant to their research agenda, and in the critical evaluation of others' research work.

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Spring session, City campus

Autumn session, City campus

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