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Undergraduate Handbook

Professional Issues and Ethics - COMP4920
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Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 3
EFTSL: 0.06250 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: enrolment in Computer Engineering program 3645, 3715, 3722, 3726, 3728.
Equivalent: COMP2920
Excluded: BINF4920, COMP2920, SENG4921
Fee Band: 1 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


Note: from 2009 this course has been replaced by SENG4921. CompEng students who take SENG4921 should deduct 3uc of General Education to accommodate this 6uc course. Enquiries should be directed to the CSE Student Office.

This course will develop a framework on which professional and ethical issues can be developed. Topics covered will include team and meeting skills, communication skills, interpersonal skills, software quality and process, in addition to ethics. The course will be delivered using lectures, class discussions, written assignments, reading lists, the Internet, presentations, and invited speakers.

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