Computer Science

Honours

Honours in Computer Science is embedded within the Bachelor of Advanced Studies. The one-year program is comprised of a total of 48-credit points distributed across a 24-credit point research project in a specialised area such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, database, HCI, cybersecurity and more. Students will also complete four 6-credit point units of advanced coursework, including a core unit in IT Research Methods.

Honours is available to students who have a completed major in an area relevant to their project and have met the requirements outlined in the resolutions. Admittance into the program is determined by the Faculty of Science as well as the honours coordinator.

Honours Coordinator:

Dr Josiah Poon
T +61 2 9351 7185
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General Honours Advice
Ms Bahar Mirzamahmoudian
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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

COMPUTER SCIENCE (HONOURS)

The Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Honours) (Computer Scence) requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 6 credit points of 4000-level Honours coursework core units, and
(ii) 18 credit points of 4000-level Honours coursework selective units, and
(iii) 24 credit points of 4000-level Honours research project units

Honours Coursework Core

INFO4990
IT Research Methods
6    P Students must satisfy Honours admission requirements.
N INFO4444 or INFO5993

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours Coursework Selective

COMP5045
Computational Geometry
6    A It is assumed that students will have experience with data structure and algorithms as covered in COMP9103 OR COMP2123 OR COMP2823 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions).
Semester 1
COMP5046
Natural Language Processing
6    A Knowledge of an OO programming language
Semester 1
COMP5047
Pervasive Computing
6    A ELEC1601 AND (COMP2129 OR COMP2017). Background in programming and operating systems that is sufficient for the student to independently learn new programming tools from standard online technical materials.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
COMP5048
Visual Analytics
6    A It is assumed that students will have experience with data structure and algorithms as covered in COMP9103 OR COMP2123 OR COMP2823 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions).

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1

Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5313
Large Scale Networks
6    A It is assumed that students will have basic knowledge of computer networks as covered in INFO1112 or COMP9201 or COMP9601 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions).
Semester 1
COMP5329
Deep Learning
6    A COMP5318
Semester 1
COMP5347
Web Application Development
6    A It is assumed that students will have experience with software development as covered in SOFT2412 or COMP9103 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions).
P INFO1103 or INFO1113 or COMP9103 or COMP9220 or COMP5028
Semester 1
COMP5348
Enterprise Scale Software Architecture
6    A It is assumed that students will have experience with software development as covered in SOFT2412 or COMP9103 and also COMP2123 OR COMP2823 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions).
Semester 1
COMP5415
Multimedia Design and Authoring
6    A It is assumed that students will have experience with software development as covered in SOFT2412 or COMP9103 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions).
Semester 2
COMP5424
Information Technology in Biomedicine
6    A It is assumed that students will have experience with software development as covered in SOFT2412 or COMP9103 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions).
Semester 1
COMP5426
Parallel and Distributed Computing
6    A It is assumed that students will have experience with algorithms design and software development as covered in (COMP2017 or COMP9017) and COMP3027 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions).
Semester 1
COMP5427
Usability Engineering
6    A It is assumed that students will have skills with modelling as covered in ISYS2110 or ISYS2120 or COMP9110 or COMP9201 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions).
Semester 2
ISYS5050
Knowledge Management Systems
6    A It is assumed that students will have good understanding of relational data model and database technologies as covered in ISYS2120 or COMP9220 or COMP5206 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions).
P COMP5206 OR ISYS2160
Semester 1
Additional 4000-level units to be developed for offering in 2021

Honours Core Research Project

COMP4103
Computer Science Honours Project A
6    P (COMP3027 or COMP3927) and COMP3888 and (COMP3308 or COMP3608 or COMP3419 or COMP3221 or COMP3520). Enrolment in the Bachelor of Advanced Studies Computer Science major

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP4104
Computer Science Honours Project B
6    P (COMP3027 or COMP3927) and COMP3888 and (COMP3308 or COMP3608 or COMP3419 or COMP3221 or COMP3520). Enrolment in the Bachelor of Advanced Studies Computer Science major

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP4105
Computer Science Honours Project C
6    P (COMP3027 or COMP3927) and COMP3888 and (COMP3308 or COMP3608 or COMP3419 or COMP3221 or COMP3520). Enrolment in the Bachelor of Advanced Studies Computer Science major

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP4106
Computer Science Honours Project D
6    P (COMP3027 or COMP3927) and COMP3888 and (COMP3308 or COMP3608 or COMP3419 or COMP3221 or COMP3520). Enrolment in the Bachelor of Advanced Studies Computer Science major

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2