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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Degree of Bachelor of Information Sciences (Honours)
BInfSc(Hons)

No new enrolments

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Degree of Bachelor of Information Sciences (Honours) requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and

(b) have been awarded or qualified for the Bachelor of Information Sciences having achieved a B+ grade average over the 300-level majoring courses of the intended subject area; or

(c) have passed 240 credits towards the Degree of Bachelor of Information Sciences having achieved an A- grade average, and including at least 195 credits above 100 level and having met the requirements for at least one major.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Degree of Bachelor of Information Sciences (Honours) shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits, comprising:

(a) 120 credits at 700 level selected from the Schedule for the Qualification; and including:

(b) any compulsory courses listed in the Schedule for the Qualification;

(c) completion of a subject;

(d) attending workshops, block courses, tutorials or laboratories as required.

Specialisations

3. Candidates shall complete a subject by passing at least 120 credits in a subject including completion of a research or project course. The requirements for each subject are set out in the Schedule for the Qualification.

4. Approved subjects are: Computer Science, Information Technology.

5. Approved joint subject is Software Engineering.

Student Progression

6. Candidates admitted to the Degree under Regulation 1(c) must maintain an A- grade average over the remaining Bachelor of Information Science requirements to remain in the programme.

Completion Requirements

7. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.

8. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Science and Technology, or for candidates admitted under Regulation 1(c) the award of Bachelor of Information Sciences, should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

9. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Bachelor of Information Sciences (Honours)

Subjects

Computer Science (120 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory courses (30 credits from)

159.794 Project15 credits

159.795 Project15 credits

Specialist courses (90 credits from)

159.702 Knowledge Engineering15 credits

159.703 Advanced Computer Systems15 credits

159.704 Systems Programming15 credits

159.707 Advanced Software Design and Construction15 credits

159.709 Computer Graphics15 credits

159.710 User Interface Design15 credits

159.731 Studies in Computer Vision15 credits

159.732 Studies in Computer Programming15 credits

159.735 Studies in Parallel and Distributed Systems15 credits

159.736 Studies in Operating Systems and Architecture15 credits

159.737 Studies in Compilers and Grammars15 credits

159.738 Special Topic15 credits

159.739 Special Topic15 credits

159.740 Studies in Intelligent Systems15 credits

Information Technology (120 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory courses (30 credits from)

158.780 Information Technology Project Part 115 credits

158.781 Information Technology Project Part 215 credits
P 158.780

Specialist courses (90 credits from)

158.738 Implementation and Management of Systems Security15 credits
R 157.738

158.750 Information Sciences Research Methods15 credits
R 157.750

158.751 Object-Oriented Software Development - Theory and Practice15 credits

158.752 Agile Software Engineering15 credits

158.753 Software Development Paradigms15 credits

158.755 Data Science - Making Sense of Data15 credits

158.757 User Interface Design and Evaluation15 credits
R 157.757

158.758 Mobile Systems Development15 credits
R 157.758

158.762 Software Quality and Reliability15 credits
R 157.762

159.738 Special Topic15 credits

159.739 Special Topic15 credits

Software Engineering (120 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory course selection (30 credits from)

158.780 Information Technology Project Part 115 credits

158.781 Information Technology Project Part 215 credits
P 158.780

159.794 Project15 credits

159.795 Project15 credits

Computer Science component (45 credits from)

159.709 Computer Graphics15 credits

159.731 Studies in Computer Vision15 credits

159.732 Studies in Computer Programming15 credits

159.735 Studies in Parallel and Distributed Systems15 credits

159.736 Studies in Operating Systems and Architecture15 credits

159.737 Studies in Compilers and Grammars15 credits

Information Technology component (45 credits from)

158.738 Implementation and Management of Systems Security15 credits
R 157.738

158.751 Object-Oriented Software Development - Theory and Practice15 credits

158.752 Agile Software Engineering15 credits

158.753 Software Development Paradigms15 credits

158.755 Data Science - Making Sense of Data15 credits

158.757 User Interface Design and Evaluation15 credits
R 157.757

158.758 Mobile Systems Development15 credits
R 157.758

158.762 Software Quality and Reliability15 credits
R 157.762

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