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Honours subject area

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An honours year in Advanced Computing will help you develop deep analytical skills in the fundamental and applied areas of computer science.

You'll enhance your existing computing skills by learning cutting-edge research in areas such as algorithms, machine learning, systems, networking, security, human computer interaction, information systems and service computing.

The cornerstone of the honours year is a supervised project that is conducted over two semesters.

Through the project, you will develop research skills such as formulating research questions, understanding research papers, and coming up with your own ideas to address a gap in the current knowledge.

The project offers a unique opportunity to dive deep into a topic of your interest and, with the guidance of an academic, make an original research contribution.

About this honours subject area

You will complete the honours units of study during the final year of the Bachelor of Advanced Computing.

The unit of study requirements for Advanced Computing Honours are:

  • completion of 18 credit points of supervised project work, 
  • 6 credit points of research methods, and 
  • 24 credit points of coursework. 

Graduate opportunities

Graduates of our Advanced Computing Honours will have developed the advanced knowledge and skills required to pursue further research opportunities, including pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering) or a career in research and development.

Graduates will also be able to pursue a vast range of varied careers relating to computing, and hold positions as serving as:

  • AI engineer
  • Information security analyst
  • Systems architect
  • UX designer
  • Web developer
Career pathways
Courses that offer this honours subject area

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