- Length 1 year full-time
- Minimum 48 Units
- Academic plan HIT
- Post Nominal
- CRICOS code 036677B
Mode of delivery
- In Person
Field of Education
- Information Technology
- Academic contact
Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:
30 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:
COMP4450 Advanced Computing Research Methods
COMP4550 Advanced Computing Research Project
18 units from completion of courses from the following list:
COMP4300 Parallel Systems
COMP4330 Real-Time & Embedded Systems
COMP4600 Advanced Algorithms
COMP4610 Computer Graphics
COMP4620 Advanced Topics in Artificial Intelligence
COMP4630 Overview of Logic and Computation
COMP4650 Document Analysis
COMP4660 Bio-inspired Computing: Applications and Interfaces
COMP4670 Introduction to Statistical Machine Learning
COMP4680 Advanced Topics in Statistical Machine Learning
HONS4700 Final Honours Grade will be used to calculate the Class of Honours and the Mark. It will be calculated using the formula: S (mark x units) / S units, giving NCN and WN a nominal mark of zero
Once you have met the program requirements of your degree, you may have enough electives to complete an additional elective major, minor or specialisation.
At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to ANU is on a competitive basis as the number of places available in a program is limited. Admission to Honours is also subject to supervisory capacity and approval from the relevant Delegated Authority within the Academic College.
An AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree or equivalent, completed within the last two years, in a cognate discipline, and with a weighted average mark equivalent to an ANU 70 per cent calculated from the 36 units (i.e. 0.75 EFTSL) of courses in cognate disciplines, excluding 1000-level courses (i.e. introductory undergraduate courses), with the highest marks.
Advanced Computing, Computer Science, Computing, Information Systems, Information Technology.
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Adjustment factors are additional points added to an applicant's Selection Rank (for example an applicant's ATAR). ANU offers adjustment factors based on performance and equity principles, such as for high achievement in nationally strategic senior secondary subjects and for recognition of difficult circumstances that students face in their studies.
Selection Rank adjustments are granted in accordance with the approved schedules, and no more than 15 (maximum 5 subject/performance-based adjustment factors and maximum 10 equity-based adjustment factors) can be awarded.
You may be considered for adjustment factors if you have:
- applied for an eligible ANU Bachelor degree program
- undertaken Australian Year 12 or the International Baccalaureate
- achieved an ATAR or equivalent at or above 70
- not previously attempted tertiary study.
Please visit the ANU Adjustment Factors website for further information.
Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)
For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees
- Annual indicative fee for international students
For further information on International Tuition Fees see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/international-tuition-fees
All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)
The annual indicative fee provides an estimate of the program tuition fees for international students and domestic students (where applicable). The annual indicative fee for a program is based on the standard full-time enrolment load of 48 units per year (unless the program duration is less than 48 units). Fees for courses vary by discipline meaning that the fees for a program can vary depending on the courses selected. Course fees are reviewed on an annual basis and typically will increase from year to year. The tuition fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and the courses selected and are subject to increase during the period of study.
For further information on Fees and Payment please see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments
ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.
Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.
For further information see the Scholarships website.
Honours in Information Technology is a program offered within the Research School Computer Science that offers students who have excelled in their undergraduate studies a challenging but rewarding year of study in computer science. We seek outstanding students who are keen to undertake independent research with the guidance from academic staff, and who wish to be prepared for exciting careers as computing professionals or who wish to pursue further study.
Note that students may also pursue an honours year in Computer Science through the ANU Bachelor of Science honours program.
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- Demonstrate a sound knowledge and critical understanding of research design and methods
- Apply that knowledge to the development of a research proposal and research plan
- Develop the capacity to perform high-level independent research
- Exhibit in-depth knowledge of their chosen research topic
- Demonstrate a high level of ability to critically analyse and evaluate computer science research questions and communicate the results.