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Advanced Computing (Research and Development) (Honours), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #29 (QS) Canberra, Australia
The Advanced Computing (Research and Development) (Honours) program at the Australian National University is a unique, interdisciplinary program that will prepare you to be a future leader of the information and communications technology revolution. It also is a great pathway to a PhD.
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Overview

If you want to explore the cutting edge of research in computing and gain skills that will enable you to development software that tackles complex problems then you are looking at the right degree.

During the Advanced Computing (Research and Development) (Honours) program at the Australian National University, you will not only learn advanced computing techniques and have the opportunity to complete a unique specialisation, but also develop exceptional professional skills including communication and teamwork.

Employment Opportunities

Innovative solutions come to those working in R&D. Graduates can choose to work in ICT R&D in the public or private sector, and in academia.

They can work across a range of industries in a variety of roles. 

Examples include:

  • Data Mining Specialist
  • Big Data Analyst
  • Human-Computer Interaction Specialist,
  • Software Developer
  • Embedded systems developer
  • Network Architect
  • Systems Analyst
  • Computer Engineer
  • Advanced Software Solutions Engineer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Programming as Problem Solving 
  • Structured Programming 
  • Foundations of Computing
  • Software Design Methodologies
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Organisation and Program Execution
  • Systems, Networks and Concurrency
  • Introduction to Data Management, Analysis and Security

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

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  • Minimum required score:

    64

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General Requirements

  • CRICOS: 085359K
  • An Australian year 12 qualification or international equivalent; OR
  • A completed Associate Diploma, Associate Degree, AQF Diploma, Diploma, AQF Advanced Diploma, Graduate Certificate or international equivalent; OR
  • At least one standard full-time year (1.0 FTE) in a single program of degree level study at an Australian higher education institution or international equivalent; OR
  • An approved tertiary preparation course unless subsequent study is undertaken.

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    45600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45600 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • National: Some postgraduate students are offered a Commonwealth supported place where the majority of your tuition fee is paid by the Australian government. 

Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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