Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) (BCompSc(Hons))

Program Code

HCOMP

Academic Year

2017

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) is available to high performing students in a one year program of additional study taken after the completion of the Bachelor of Computer Science. Providing a deeper understanding of the chosen specialisation, Honours demonstrates a commitment to further learning and is suitable preparation for students who wish to proceed to postgraduate studies. The degree produces highly skilled, adaptable graduates who are able to design computer-based solutions to the problems of information management and processing in industry, commerce, science, entertainment, the public sector and advanced Computer Science research.
The Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours)

There shall be a Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours).

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 24 units including:

  1. An Honours Project to the value of 12 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 12 units
Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours)

To satisfy the requirements for Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) students must complete courses to the value of 24 units.

Core

Courses to the value of 12 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
COMP SCI 4015A Computer Science Honours Research Project Part A 0
COMP SCI 4015B Computer Science Honours Research Project Part B 12

Electives

Courses to the value of 12 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
COMP SCI 4100 Software Architecture - Honours 3
COMP SCI 4105 Adaptive Business Intelligence - Honours 3
COMP SCI 4109 Modern Heuristic Methods - Honours 3
COMP SCI 4110 Special Topics in Computer Science A - Honours 3
COMP SCI 4112 Special Topics in Computer Science B - Honours 3
COMP SCI 4122 Computer Vision - Honours 3
COMP SCI 4123 Software Process Improvement - Honours 3
COMP SCI 4141 Language Translators - Honours 3
COMP SCI 4144 Computer System Security - Honours 3
COMP SCI 4145 Distributed High Performance Computing - Honours 3
COMP SCI 4177 Solving Engineering Models - Honours 3
COMP SCI 4191 Commercialising IT Research - Honours 3
COMP SCI 4192 Mobile and Wireless Systems - Honours 3
COMP SCI 4194 Distributed Databases and Data Mining - Honours 3
COMP SCI 4195 Evolutionary Computation - Honours 3
COMP SCI 4801 Introduction to Statistical Machine Learning - Honours 3
COMP SCI 4802 Introduction to Geometric Algorithms - Honours 3
COMP SCI 4803 Mining Big Data - Honours 3
COMP SCI 4806 Secure Programming - Honours 3
COMP SCI 4807 Advanced Algorithms - Honours 3