The Computer Science Honours Major (BSc) (Honours) extends knowledge of current academic research methodology in the fundamental and applied areas of computer science. This is demonstrated through studying specialised units and the undertaking of a supervised research project and presentation of an honours dissertation.
This major sits within the Bachelor of Science (Science) (Honours) degree. To apply for this major, you will apply for the Bachelor of Science (Science) (Honours).
Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.
What you'll learn
- have demonstrated knowledge and understanding in the Computing field of study that is at a level that is informed by knowledge of the forefront of the field of study, within a research context, GC1
- can apply their knowledge and understanding in a manner that indicates a professional approach Computing, and have competencies demonstrated through devising and sustaining arguments (to both specialist and non-specialist audiences) and solving advanced problems within Computing, GC2
- understand the constructs of the scientific method and apply these principles in Computing by communicating new knowledge, including using digital technologies, GC3
- can gather and interpret relevant research data within Computing to inform judgements that include reflection on relevant social, scientific or ethical issues, including being aware of the diversity of international perspectives associated with Computing, and how these impact upon the practice of Computing , GC4
- understand the global and cultural issues within Computing and how these impact on the practice of their profession, GC5
- display a very high standard of professional behaviour, including effective time management, both independently and as a team member, GC6