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This is an archived syllabus from 2021-2022

COMP84020 Submission Pending syllabus 2021-2022


COMP84020 Submission Pending

Postgraduate Research
Credits: 0
Enrolled students: 55

Course lecturer: Rizos Sakellariou

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Assessment methods

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Sem 2 w21-27 Lecture IT407 Wed 14:00 - 16:00 -


The unit is intended to remind PGRs that their thesis submission and oral examination are close, and enable them to discuss barriers to them submitting in a timely fashion and to convey risk analysis and formal methods for prioritisation such as the MoSCoW method or similar.


The unit aims to give the PGR the skills to be able to understand the work they have left, effectively plan their time, understand the consequences of being late.

Study hours

  • Practical classes & workshops (10 hours)


•    Understand the  MoSCoW prioritization technique. 
•    Describe how to understand risks.
•    Summarise their contributions and impact.
•    Understand their responsibilities relating to thesis submission.

Intellectual skills

•    Understand the work required to complete the thesis on time.
•    Understand what is non essential work.

Practical skills

•    Create a list of Risks and their Mitigations.
•    Create a MoSCoW (or the like) prioritization grid.
•    Create a  plan for mitigating a risk if that risk should arise.

Reading list

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