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Field of Study

Computer Science

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Undertake your own original research project into topics such as computer systems, human-computer interaction, algorithms and data structures, artificial intelligence, computer networks and information security.

Under the guidance of an academic supervisor, you'll design, implement and present your research project, with emphasis on defining the research issue, establishing methodology, undertaking appropriate collection and analysis of data and drawing defensible conclusions. Supporting workshops and courses will further add to your research training.


1 in Queensland for computer science and information systems

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Data scientist
  • Computer programmer
  • Software engineer
  • Algorithm specialist
  • Cyber security analyst
  • Cyber security developer
  • Application developer
  • Cloud developer
  • Business systems analyst

Graduate salary

Computing and information systems (undergraduate)


How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Research experience
  • Laboratory work
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Computer Science Honours Project
  • Special Topics in Computer Science
  • Machine Learning
  • Advanced Algorithms & Data Structures
  • Advanced Topics in Security
  • Advanced Human-Computer Interaction
  • Advanced Techniques for High Dimensional Data