Subject: Computer Science
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 2 only
Weekly hours: 1.5 Lecture hours
College: Graduate and Postdoc Studies
Department: Computer Science


Research methods and research topics in computer science. Selected topics are researched under the direct supervision of faculty members, and reports on the outcome of this research are given in both oral presentations and in written papers. Topics are more difficult than in CMPT 880 and more in-depth research is expected. Required of all students in the Ph.D. program.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Ph.D. program in computer science.

Upcoming class offerings

For full details about upcoming courses, refer to the class search tool or, if you are a current student, the registration channel in PAWS.


Examples of current or recently-offered class syllabus material can be found on the Open CourseWare website.

The syllabus is a public document that provides detail about a class, such as the schedule of activities, learning outcomes, and weighting of assignments and examinations. Please note that the examples provided in Open CourseWare do not represent a complete set of current or previous syllabus material. Rather, they are presented solely for the purpose of indicating what may be required for a given class.

For more information about syllabi, visit the Academic Courses Policy.