Computing and Cyber Security (Honours)

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INDICATIVE
1.0
YEARS
full-time equivalent
UNSW CANBERRA
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S1
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Campus

The Bachelor of Computing and Cyber Security (Honours) degree is intended for students wishing to deepen their knowledge and develop more advanced, independent research skills. The student will undertake courses that will extend their knowledge in their chosen topic area as well as enhancing their research skills. A major project will be undertaken that will result in a thesis dissertation of between 20,000 and 35,000 words. The dissertation may be larger or smaller depending on the project, the production of a specific Computing and Cyber Security artefact and discussion with the Honours supervisor.

 At the end of the program, students should have acquired all of the following learning outcomes:

  • Demonstrate an ubderstanding of specialised knowledge in computing and cyber security
  • Plan and execute a piece of research or a professional project with some independence
  • Reflect critically on existing theoretical knowledge, ideas and practice withim computing and cyber security to address the research topic
  • Demonstarte critical thinking and judgement, personal autonomy and accountability in the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical and social factors involved in the utilisation of computing in the service of the community in a global environment
  • Demonstrate communciation skillsto present a clear and coherant exposition of knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences

 

Undergraduate Coordinator (Computing and Cyber Security)

Dr Mike Barlow

m.barlow@adfa.edu.au