Course Description

The Bachelor of Computing and Cyber Security (Honours) degree is intended for students wishing to deepen their knowledge and develop more advanced, independent research skills. The student will undertake courses that will extend their knowledge in their chosen topic area as well as enhancing their research skills. A major project will be undertaken that will result in a thesis dissertation of between 20,000 and 35,000 words. The dissertation may be larger or smaller depending on the project, the production of a specific Computing and Cyber Security artefact and discussion with the Honours supervisor.

A student must obtain, usually over one year of study, a minimum of 48 units of credit approved by the Head of School.

  • The course work component will normally consist of four discipline-based courses (24 UOC) and two research courses (24 UOC).
  • The thesis component will be examined by two examiners, neither of whom will be the thesis supervisor.



Duration

1 years full time,

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Computing & Information Systems undergraduate courses at University of New South Wales (UNSW) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 49.2% (national average 58.7%)
Improved skills: 78.1% (national average 77.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 80.6% (national average 75.3%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from University of New South Wales (UNSW). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Computing & Information Systems undergraduate courses at University of New South Wales (UNSW) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 83.7% (national average 71.2%)
Studying full time: 7.8% (national average 11.7%)
Median full time salary: $62,700 (national average $58,700)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

University of New South Wales (UNSW) Code: 4517

Entry Requirements

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