Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours)

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





1 year full-time
2 years part-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

$7,500.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual CSP fee

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor of Computer Science or equivalent with 5.0 GPA over second and third year


Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.


To be eligible for the award of Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) [BCompSc(Hons)], a student must acquire 80 credit points as prescribed below:

  • gain 40 credit points for the Honours Thesis courses;
  • gain 10 credit points for the Research Methods course (6112ICT);
  • gain 30 credit points for listed elective courses;
  • students may undertake up to 20 credit points of Honours-level coursework from other programs in the University or at another institution concurrently with the program (only with prior approval of the Program Director);
  • supplementary examinations will not be given for any course in this Honours degree;
  • the maximum period for completing this Honours degree is three years (inclusive of periods of leave of absence, termination or exclusion).


Classification of Honours

This degree with Honours may be awarded in the following classes:

  • Class I Honours
  • Class IIA Honours
  • Class IIB Honours
  • Class III Honours

The class of Honours to be awarded to each student in this degree will be determined by the relevant Assessment Board on the basis of a Program GPA and a minimum percentage for the Dissertation as outlined in the Calculation of Honours Classification section of the Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8) Policy.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 8 - Bachelor Honours Degree.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.