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Computer Science with Honours, BCompSc(Hons)

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #601 (ARWU) Armidale, Australia| Online
Computer Science with Honours offered at  University of New England   is designed to allow well-qualified graduates to extend their studies in a chosen area of Computer Science or Information Technology, either to improve their career prospects or to proceed to higher degree studies.
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Computer Science with Honours offered at  University of New England   is an intensive program which combines coursework and a thesis and enables students to research a topic they are passionate about. It also provides the opportunity for the development of an original research project. Students are able to conduct empirical or theoretical research under the guidance of a supervisor who is a specialist in the chosen field.

Completion of the Honours year provides students with an avenue to postgraduate study or into a career as a professional researcher or academic. Honours graduates are able to demonstrate that they can work with minimal supervision and apply their Computing Science/Information Technology skills to a range of areas.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Computer Science with Honours are well qualified for research careers in universities and research organisations and have a broad and flexible educational preparation for a range of professional careers in public and private enterprises. Examples include technical positions in e-business, internet and networking specialists, specialised financial computer programs, software solution designers, and careers in economic modelling, artificial intelligence, game programming and electronic product design.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Honours in Computer Science 

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

CRICOS Code 006334G

A candidate shall:

  • (a) hold a Bachelor of Computer Science from the University of New England or an equivalent AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification in a relevant discipline*; and
  • (b) have achieved a GPA of 5 in at least 18 credit points at 300-level in Computer Science.
  • (c) Normally, candidature for the degree shall commence at the beginning of either Trimester 1 or Trimester 2 of the year following that in which the candidate qualifies in terms of Rule (b).

*Relevant disciplines include:

  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31600 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Armidale

  • 1500 - 2100 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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