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Australian National University, Australia, Canberra

Advanced Computing (Research and Development) (Honours), B.Sc.

  • Advanced Computing (Research and Development) (Honours), B.Sc.
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 4 years

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 39,024

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

If you want to find out what drives (and how to work for) companies like Google, Microsoft, Apple or Facebook, you are looking at the right degree.

Career Opportunities

If you have studied computer sciences, you will have gained many technical and non-technical skills which are highly valued by employers, from leadership to programming. The increasing scope of computer science means you have plenty of choice in a wide variety of highly specialized areas. With computer technologies playing an ever growing role in all aspects of modern life, you re likely to find your computer science skills in high demand across many different industries. These include: financial organizations, management consultancy firms, software houses, communications companies, data warehouses, multinational companies (IT-related, financial services and others), governmental agencies, universities and hospitals. However, unsurprisingly, most graduates go into roles within the computer industry. As always, it's extremely beneficial to have completed relevant work experience. You should also consider compiling a portfolio of your own independent projects outside of your degree, which could be in the form of programming, moderating online or even building an app. This will demonstrate to employers your interest in the subject and your problem-solving skills, creativity and initiative.

Course Overview

This is a unique, interdisciplinary program that will prepare you to be a future leader of the information and communications technology revolution. It also is a great pathway to a PhD. As a degree accredited by the Australian Computer Society you will not only learn advanced computing techniques and have the opportunity to complete a unique specialisation, but also develop exceptional professional skills including communication and teamwork. I want to find another Bachelor Course You will work alongside distinguished researchers at ANU and pursue research projects in your own area of interest. While some of our students are developing code which controls unmanned aerial vehicles, others are busy writing algorithms to mine through Petabytes of data. If mastering challenging projects is your thing, the ANU Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Research and Development) can launch you into a spectacular career


Programme Structure Courses include: Programming as Problem Solving Structured Programming Foundations of Computing Software Design Methodologies Software Engineering Computer Organisation and Program Execution Systems, Networks and Concurrency Introduction to Data Management, Analysis and Security Advanced Computing R&D Methods Studies in Advanced Computing R&D Algorithms Individual Research Project Discrete Mathematical Models



Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements An ATAR of 99 and recommended double major in Specialist Mathematics or a major/minor in Specialist Mathematics will be acceptable. Prerequisites ACT: Specialist Mathematics (major/minor). NSW: HSC Mathematics Extension 1.

English Entry Requirement


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Australian National University


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