Computing and information systems help us use data to improve the way the world works. From smartphones and drones to transport networks, smart cities and the Internet of Things, most innovations need software to drive them.
An honours year in our Bachelor of 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:
The cornerstone of the honours year is a supervised project that is conducted over two semesters.
Find out more about undertaking an honours year in our Bachelor of Advanced Computing.
A capstone is a unit of study that provides students with the opportunity to apply their course learning in a practical way that contributes to professional growth.
All students are required to undertake a capstone project as part of their studies. A capstone project involves an authentic, project-based activity that relates to professional work in the field.
We invite businesses to partner with us. Capstone partners enjoy the following benefits:
Express your interest in becoming a capstone partner by filling this form.
Our Summer start-up program SPARK offers computer science students passionate about entrepreneurship and technology innovation the opportunity to learn the essential business basics and the technology building blocks needed to bring their ideas to life.
The five-week program is offered by the School of Computer Science and is available to all students studying a Bachelor of Advanced Computing, a postgraduate computer science degree, or related degree.
Upon graduating from the program, students should have a clear business plan and polished pitch they can take to incubators and investors.
Participants are split into teams and undertake a series of workshops and one-on-one mentoring covering the business and technology fundamentals needed to succeed when building a start-up.
At the end of the program, teams will pitch their own business idea and demonstrate their products to a panel of industry advisors for the opportunity at receiving a $1,000 prize.