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Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology (Honours) 2014 (2013)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2013.


1. Overview

Course: Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology (Honours) 2014 (2013)
CP Required: 48
Min FT Duration: 1.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: University Archive
Years Offered: 2014, 2013

2. Requirements

1) Honours is available to meritorious candidates who complete an additional year of full-time study, after the completion of the pass degree. Part-time study is permitted if the Head of School is satisfied the candidate cannot undertake full-time study.

2) To qualify for admission to the honours year a candidate should: (a) have qualified for, or been awarded, the pass degree or an equivalent degree from another university, including a stream or major in the intended area of study; (b) have a ISWAM of at least 65; and (c)have the permission of the Head of School.

3) To qualify for the award of the honours degree a candidate must complete 48 credit points of honours units of study from the Honours Table, as prescribed by the Head of School. The honours mark is determined by calculating a WAM from the 48 credit points of honours level units of study.

4) Honours is awarded in the streams of Computer Science or Computer Science (Advanced) or Informations Systems or Informations Systems (Advanced) according to the stream of the student's previous pass degree.

5) Candidates eligible to enrol in two streams may complete honours in the two streams separately or a joint honours, equivalent to an honours course in a single stream, with school permission.

3. Semesters

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 INFO5993: IT Research Methods
18 Select from Unit Block:
Honours electives

Note: The Honours year may commence in Semester 2 and completed in the Semester 1 of the following year if preferred. Honours normally requires full-time study but may be undertaken part-time with permission from Head of School.

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 INFO4991: IT Research Thesis A
Core
12 INFO4992: IT Research Thesis B
Core
0 INFO4999: Computer Science Honours Result
6 Select from Unit Block:
Honours electives

4. Pathways

No streams/majors defined for this course version.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Honours electives (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP5045 Computational Geometry 6 Semester 1
COMP5046 Natural Language Processing 6 Semester 1
COMP5047 Pervasive Computing 6 Semester 2
COMP5048 Visual Analytics 6 Semester 2
COMP5318 Machine Learning and Data Mining 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5338 Advanced Data Models 6 Semester 2
COMP5347 Web Application Development 6 Semester 1
COMP5348 Enterprise Scale Software Architecture 6 Semester 1
COMP5415 Multimedia Design and Authoring 6 Semester 2
COMP5416 Advanced Network Technologies 6 Semester 2
COMP5424 Information Technology in Biomedicine 6 Semester 1
COMP5425 Multimedia Retrieval 6 Semester 1
COMP5426 Parallel and Distributed Computing 6 Semester 1
COMP5456 Introduction to Bioinformatics [not running] 6 Semester 2
ELEC5508 Wireless Engineering 6 Semester 2
ELEC5509 Mobile Networks 6 Semester 1
ELEC5514 Networked Embedded Systems 6 Semester 2
ELEC5614 Real Time Computing 6 Semester 1
ELEC5616 Computer and Network Security 6 Semester 1
ELEC5618 Software Quality Engineering 6 Semester 1
ELEC5619 Object Oriented Application Frameworks 6 Semester 2
ELEC5620 Model Based Software Engineering 6 Semester 2
INFO5010 IT Advanced Topic A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5011 IT Advanced Topic B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5991 Services Science Management and Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5992 Understanding IT Innovations 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO6010 Advanced Topics in IT Project Management 6 Semester 2
INFO6012 Information Technology Strategy & Value 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
S2 Intensive
S1 Intensive
ISYS5050 Knowledge Management Systems 6 Semester 1

Note: Students must also complete 24 credit points of elective units of study. All 5000-level or above COMP, INFO, ISYS specialist units of study (other than INFO5990 and INFO6007) are recommended electives.