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Computer Science (Honours)

University of Adelaide

12 months
44500 AUD/year
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A Computer Science (Honours) degree from University of Adelaide is a one-year program that builds upon undergraduate study by introducing the challenge of an extended research project.


There are many reasons we encourage graduates to apply for an Computer Science (Honours) year at University of Adelaide. You might want to build a necessary foundation for postgraduate research. You could be seeking computer-based solutions to problems in industry, commerce, science, entertainment, or the public sector. Perhaps you’re pursuing advanced communication skills and subject knowledge to gain a competitive edge in the job market.

The university's researchers work at the cutting edge of science and technology within a faculty ranked 43 in the world for computer science and engineering*. Our prerequisite for honours study is at least a credit standard GPA.

What will you do?

  • Attend regular classes for advanced coursework.
  • Conduct a major research project in your chosen specialisation.
  • Partner with a mentor who’ll support and encourage your progress.

Career Readiness

Graduates are highly regarded by employers and have been successful in a wide variety of areas. Employment opportunities exist in areas of administration, business data processing, computer programming, computer science, engineering design, financial software, games programming, graphics programming, information technology management, Internet commerce, defence, and database and information systems management.

The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.

Professional Accreditation

The Honours Degree of Bachelor of Computer Science is accredited by the Australian Computer Society .

Potential careers

Computer Programmer, Computer Scientist, Computer Systems Engineer, Instrumentation Engineer, Internet - Web Programmer, IT Manager, Network Engineer, Software Engineer, Systems Analyst, Information and Communications Technologist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Science Honours Research Project
  • Software Architecture
  • Special Topics in Computer Science
  • Computer Vision
  • Software Process Improvement
  • Mining Big Data

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 015094K
  • Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject or
  • IELTS/TOEFL/Pearson/C1 advanced
  • Graduate entry only

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44500 AUD per year during 12 months.

Domestic students: Commonwealth-supported place

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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