Most students from the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, both undergraduate and postgraduate, will undertake an individual capstone thesis course in the final year of their program (degree).

Follow these step-by-step instructions to enrol, select your thesis topic, and submit your thesis correctly.

3. Assessment items

The tables below show the assessment items and due dates for single semester projects and year long projects. 

Check your course profile to confirm the assessment items and due dates for your specific project course. The list in the course profile is the definitive version.

Find detailed information on each assessment item, including marketing criteria and submission information, on the thesis assessment items page.

Single Semester Thesis Project

 

Types of thesis and course codes

 

 

Course codes

Postgraduate Thesis
Industry Placement Projects
COMP7840  COMP7860
COMP7880  DECO7860
ENGG7802  ENGG7806

ENGG4805
 
 

Assessment

Week 3

Online Academic Integrity Tutorial
due by 3pm on Thursday of Week 3
Annotated Bibliography
due by 3pm on Thursday of Week 3
(Not required for ENGG4805)
Week 4Project Proposal
due by 3pm on Thursday of Week 4
Week 7Seminar and Seminar Participation
As scheduled with Supervisor
due no later than Friday of Week 7

Not required for 
Industry Placement Projects

Week 11Conference Paper
due by 3pm on Thursday of Week 11

Not required for 
Industry Placement Projects

Week 12Poster and Demonstration
As negotiated with Supervisor
due no later than Friday Week 12
Final Presentation
As negotiated with External and UQ Supervisor
due no later than Friday of Week 12
 
Exam Week 1Thesis (Electronic)
due by 3pm on Monday of Exam Week 1

Year-long projects

Programs and courses
 Semester One Commencement
ProgramsBE / BE(Hons), BInfTech(Hons),
BSc(SompSc)(Hons)
MEng, MengSc, MCompSc,
MInfTech, MIntDes
COURSE CODESENGG4811 (was ENGG4801)
METR4911 (was METR4900)
REIT4881 (was COMP6803
ENGG7813 (was ENGG7803)
ENGG7817 (was ENGG7807)
COMP7811 (was COMP7801)
COMP7861
COMP7881
DECO7861
 Semester Two Commencement
PROGRAMSBE / BE(Hons), BInfTech(Hons),
BSc(CompSc)(Hons)
MEng, MEngSc, MCompSc,
MInfTech, MIntDes
COURSE CODESENGG4812 (was ENGG4802)
METR4912 (was METR4901)
REIT4882 (was COMP6804)
ENGG7814 (was ENGG7804)
ENGG7818 (was ENGG7808)
COMP7812 (was COMP7802)
COMP7862
COMP7882
DECO7862
 Assessment
 First semester of project
Week 4Online Academic Integrity Tutorial
due by 3pm Thursday of Week 4
Not required for undergraduate projectsAnnotated Bibliography
due by 3pm on Thursday of Week 4
Week 5Project Proposal
due by 3pm on Thursday of Week 5
Week 11Seminar and Seminar Participation
As scheduled with supervisor
due no later than Friday of Week 11
 Second semester of project
(Enrol in the same course code in both semesters)
Week 11Not required for undergratudate projectsConference Paper
due by 3pm on Thursday of Week 11
Week 12Poster and Demonstration
As scheduled with supervisor and examiner
due no later than Friday of Week 12
Exam Week 1Thesis (Electronic)
due by 3pm on Monday of Exam Week 1