Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours)/Science (Computer Science)

UNSW Sydney

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00098G

This program qualifies students for two degrees after the equivalent of five years of successful full-time study leading to the award of the degrees Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) and Bachelor of Science (Computer Science). The Advanced Science (honours) degree is designed to challenge students with an interest in critical thinking, research and innovation. The development of depth of understanding and practical skills in a discipline is a key part of the program, however, the degree also focuses on instilling a culture of research and inquiry through early induction into the research ethos and access to research groups and facilities. The Computer Science degree focuses on the design and development of hardware and software tool by which computer applications may be developed.


A total of 240 units of credit are required to complete this dual degree program. Students must satisfy the following requirements for the Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) and Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) components.


  • Advanced physical oceanography
  • Anatomy
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Climate dynamics
  • Climate systems science
  • Computer game design and construction
  • Computer networks
  • Database systems
  • Earth science
  • Ecology
  • Electronic commerce
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • Human computer interaction
  • Marine and coastal science
  • Materials science
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular and cell biology
  • Neuroscience
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Psychology
  • Robotics
  • Statistics
  • Vision science

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed Knowledge: HSC Mathematics Extension 1

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Kensington Yes

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