• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
This Bachelor of Computing Science (Honours) degree at the University of Technology Sydney offers a sound education in all aspects of computing science and information technology. It is intended for students who aspire to become researchers or who want a career in a more scientific-oriented computing area. As such it provides a pathway to postgraduate research study.
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Overview

This Bachelor of Computing Science (Honours) degree at the University of Technology Sydney adopts a practice-based approach to computing science education and the course content is a mix of theory and practice, with a stronger focus on the mathematics appropriate for computing science and research projects. 

As well as gaining strong technical skills in computing science and IT, students gain skills in problem-solving, teamwork and communication. Students undertake research projects with UTS researchers. 

Majors include Business Information Systems Management, Interaction Design, Networking and Cybersecurity, Enterprise Systems Development, Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics, Mathematical Analysis, Operations Research, Statistics, Cybersecurity and Privacy, Quantum Information Science.

Employers look for graduates with strong computing science skills and, in this course, students are exposed to real research problems in computing science and IT.

Course aims

The course aims to produce graduates who are able to apply, in the context of any organisation, the knowledge and skills required of:

  • information technology professionals who develop systems from first principles
  • computing specialists for technical research careers, both in industry and academia, or
  • data scientists who interrogate complex datasets.

Careers

Depending on the major selected, career options include software developer, systems analyst, data scientist or professional computing science researcher.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core subjects (Computing Science)
  • Major choice (Information Technology)
  • Core Honours subjects (Computing Science)
  • Electives

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

CRICOS: 092896D

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.
  • The English proficiency 
  • To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    890 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 890 AUD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Sydney

  • 1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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