What's it all about?
The Bachelor of Science (Honours) program in Computer Science and Engineering is a 1 year full-time or 2 year part-time award undertaken by eligible students after completion of a 3 year Bachelor of Science program in a relevant discipline and offers students an opportunity to deepen their understanding of the discipline through the completion of advanced coursework and a research thesis.
What does it include?
The goals of the program are to:
- Provide advanced training to enable graduates to competently undertake sophisticated computing tasks in industry and commerce.
- Provide investigative academic training in preparation for undertaking postgraduate research, through Masters and PhD programs.
In attaining these goals the following objectives are considered important:
- To expand the scope and depth of training, by coursework, in chosen areas.
- To foster the development of personal initiative and group interaction by encouraging individual and cooperative investigation of topics of interest.
- To foster the development of creativity and project management by the planning and undertaking of significant project work in the form of a research thesis.
- To promote the development of verbal and written presentation skills.
- To provide an environment for open and free enquiry based on the accepted tenets of academic scepticism.
- To expose students to the rigour and excitement of novel enquiry.