Study the Bachelor of Computer Science with Honours and further your expertise in the speciality field of computer science.

Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours)

Why study with us?

Computer Science Honours at the University of Newcastle

Computer Science Honours StudentsWith increasing competition in all sectors of employment, students who graduate with an Honours degree from the University of Newcastle have a distinct advantage. It is often considered by employers as an added skill and has been used by previous graduates to pursue higher positions and salaries. You can develop and carry out research on a topic of interest, potentially leading to further academic study such as a PhD.

When you study computer science with Honours you will develop enhanced skills to pursue more interesting research and development positions in the ICT industry. An Honours degree in computer science also naturally leads to a research higher degree at master or doctorate level.

Computer science graduates enjoy excellent career prospects as the majority of businesses worldwide require personnel skilled in programming, systems analysis and the management of computer resources. 

For more information about the course structure, assumed knowledge and work placement requirements, please visit our handbook page.


Apply for Honours

You usually apply for Honours in the final year of your undergraduate degree. To be accepted for entry you must have successfully completed a Bachelor of Computer Science or equivalent with a credit grade point average (GPA).

Contact the Honours Convenor Stephan Chalup, or the Head of Discipline Alex Mendes.

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