Design Computing Prep Hons Research (DECO3008)


This unit aims to provide: an overview of the Faculty's research projects in design computing; an overview of research methods in design computing; instruction on how to write a preliminary research proposal for a project in design computing.
This is a seminar unit of study in which the academic staff in design computing and cognition will present their research projects to the potential honours students. The students will also be taught how to prepare a preliminary research project proposal and be introduced to some of the research methods used in design computing.
At the conclusion of the unit a preliminary research proposal will demonstrate the student's ability to identify a research area and a preliminary research plan.

Further unit of study information


Seminar 2 hrs/wk


Research area summary report (40%); research proposal report (60%).

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


72 credit points and minimum WAM of 70

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.