Bachelor of Advanced Computer Science (Honours)
Griffith University - Online

Course outline

Computer science is a dynamic and developing field that is increasingly pervading every aspect of society. In this program, you will learn the fundamental principles underpinning computer science and learn practical software technology development skills for many different platforms, applications and emerging technologies. You will have the choice of studying topics such as programming languages, distributed computing, computer architectures, algorithms and operating systems, machine learning, intelligent systems, robotics, programming for web, mobile and embedded applications, scientific computing, visualisation and big data mining, and analytics. You can choose between one of two majors and also select from a range of elective courses. In the final year of your studies, you will complete a practical project for industry or research placement providing first-hand experience of the knowledge, skills and attributes required to succeed in full-time employment. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Advanced Computer Science (Honours) at GU.


An option exists to exit with a Bachelor of Computer Science on completion of three years of study.


Data science and artificial intelligence; software development. Alternatively, you can gain specialist knowledge across multiple areas by choosing the ‘no major’ option.

Fee notes

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Admissions Criteria

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Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit

Assumed knowledge

Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C).

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2022 information is not available.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Career opportunities

This degree prepares students for careers as a software developer, computer programmer, web and mobile applications developer, data scientist, cyber security analyst, systems analyst, computer games programmer, specialist programmer, technical analyst, IT consultant, software systems architect and computer scientist.


Association for Computing Machinery; Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Accreditation will be sought from the Australian Computer Society.

Course Code
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Offer rounds
CSP/$6500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Information technology
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time