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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
1 year February and July
RM40,428 Malaysian student
RM46,200 International student 2021 fees per year
Professionally recognised

BACHELOR OF COMPUTER SCIENCE ( HONOURS )

KPT / JPT ( N / 481 / 6 / 0783 ) 10 / 22 - MQA / SWA12120
Discover the world of digital research and development .
This honours version of the Bachelor of Computer Science is for high achieving students with a research focus . You ’ ll undertake an independent research project on your selected topic , working closely with a supervisor who ’ ll provide you with individual guidance and academic counselling . The course offers a pathway to higher level research in computer science .
Course structure
This course consists of a combination of coursework and research . In the coursework component , you ’ ll develop advanced theoretical and / or technical knowledge of computer science and research methodologies appropriate to your field . In the research component , you ’ ll plan and execute a research project under the individual guidance of an academic supervisor .
Course requirements
This course comprises 48 points . Units are six credit points each unless otherwise indicated .
A . COURSEWORK ( 24 points ) You ’ re required to complete :
• Research methods in information technology
• three elective units ( 18 points ) from the following *:
– level four or five units approved by the faculty honours coordinator
– a reading unit doing an elective in selected topics approved by your thesis supervisor and honours coordinator .
B . RESEARCH ( 24 points )
• Honours thesis part 1
• Honours thesis part 2
• Honours thesis part 3
• Honours thesis final
Progression to further studies
Graduating with honours won ’ t just enhance your employment opportunities . It also means that you ’ ll gain a pathway degree equivalent to a master by coursework , and you ’ ll be well prepared to pursue a PhD .
Entry requirements
ELIGIBILITY A relevant Australian bachelor ’ s degree
Average requirements
Credit ( 60 %) 1
Any qualifications / experience considered by the Faculty Education Committee to be equivalent to the above .
Any other equivalent qualification recognised by Monash University and the Malaysian government .
Prerequisites
English : Monash ’ s minimum requirements apply .
1 A credit average ( 60 %) in all units and at least a distinction average ( 70 %) or higher in 24 points of third-year computer science units .
Monash computer science students are well respected in the industry as they have a good reputation and foundation in computer science principles . This was critical for me as it paved the way to a wider range of international opportunities .”
BHANUKA GAMAGE
Bachelor of Computer Science ( Honours ) Software Developer , Map72
Bhanuka completed his work placement at Map72 as an undergraduate student , and was offered a part-time role at the company while he went on to pursue his honours degree . His projects involve real-world computer vision and machine learning , with the aim of improving artificial intelligence applications in Malaysia . Bhanuka ’ s ultimate goal is to work on solutions for global issues such as hunger , climate change , and sustainability .
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