Bachelor of Computer Science Advanced (Honours)

Algorithms And Data Structures
Computational Science
Computer Graphics
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Shortest full-time duration

4 years

Lowest ATAR


Lowest Selection Rank


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See group descriptions for Computer Science.

This is a high-profile, honours version of the Bachelor of Computer Science for high-achieving students with a research focus. It offers all the benefits of the Advanced Computer Science specialisation, plus a stream of hands-on projects that engages you in research right from the start.

You will develop the exceptional programming and analysis skills and the research capabilities needed for postgraduate study or a career in the expanding world of digital research and development.

In your third year you will be eligible to apply for an exciting half-year scholarship placement in a research group of a participating company or organisation, or in the Industry Based Learning program.

In your final year, you will undertake a substantial individual research project with your own academic supervisor. Monash's IT research strengths include intelligent systems, bioinformatics, cybersecurity, modelling, optimisation and visualisation.

This course sits as part of a larger group of courses. For more information refer to the Computer Science group.

Professional accreditation

The Bachelor of Computer Science Advanced (Honours) enables you to meet the academic requirements leading to professional membership with the Australian Computer Society.

Graduate career opportunities

The type of careers this qualification leads to may include Computer Science careers, Digital research and development, Specialist programming, Scientific research, IT services management.

Work-based placements available as part of the course

You can apply for the highly regarded IT Industry Based Learning program to do a 1/2 year placement with leading Australian and global organisations. Placements count towards your course and are supported by a generous scholarship.

Course fees
Scholarships available

Monash’s scholarships program is one of the most generous in Australia. Our scholarships celebrate the accomplishments of the country's highest achieving secondary school students, whilst providing a substantial number of scholarships to assist those who have experienced educational disadvantage to participate and succeed at Monash. Further information regarding Monash scholarships is available at