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Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours)

Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours)

  • ID:GU610064
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$33,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$33,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

The University's Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8) Policy will apply.

The criteria for admission are:

  • successful completion of the Bachelor of Computer Science  or an equivalent qualification from another university;
  • GPA of at least 5.0 over the second and third year of the Bachelor degree.

The Program Director will take the following into consideration when assessing applications for admission:

  • the suitability of the proposed dissertation topic;
  • the resources available to support the candidature including availability of appropriate supervision;
  • the preparedness of the applicant to undertake the degree in terms of the elapsed time since the prospective candidate qualified for the award of a Bachelor degree and the academic preparation provided by the Bachelor degree for the candidate's proposed dissertation topic.

English Requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0
  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)
  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

English test results must be no more than two years old.

Course Information

The program aims to bring students to a level of maturity in their understanding and practice of scholarly work within the Computer Science discipline as well as providing training in the techniques, skills and theoretical background necessary for subsequent postgraduate research.


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Students must complete the following courses:

  • Honours Thesis - 6190ICT_P1

  • Honours Thesis - 6190ICT_P2

  • Honours Thesis - 6190ICT_P3

  • Honours Thesis - 6190ICT_P4

  • Research Methods in IT - 6112ICT

  • Listed electives

Listed electives

Note: These courses are offered subject to staff resources, student enrolments and also subject to approval by the Program Director. Please contact your Program Director for any further information and/or advice.

Students must complete 30 credit points from the following elective courses:

  • Advanced Topics in Computer Science A - 6001ICT

  • Advanced Topics in Computer Science B - 6002ICT

  • Advanced Topics in Computer Science C - 6003ICT

  • Advanced Topics in Computer Science D - 6004ICT

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

This program prepares students for careers as a software developer, computer programmer, web and mobile applications developer, data scientist, systems analyst, computer games programmer, software systems architect and computer scientist.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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