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University of Canberra

Suburb , ACT ,Australia

Honours in Information Sciences - 860AA

If you are interested in high-level research training which focuses on IT and engineering, then our Honours in Information Sciences course is aimed at you. Under the professional guidance of an expert supervisory panel, you will be introduced to research methodology, learn how to frame a research proposal and then prepare a formal thesis to be presented in seminar-form at the end of your study.

Upon graduation, you will have a range of career and study choices available to you, such as pursuing a master’s or PhD in research, or entering the workforce as a job-ready project manager, web application developer, network security engineer or software engineer.

Campus Information

Canberra, Bruce

The University of Canberra is located in the suburb of Bruce in the Australian Capital Territory. Surrounded by Lake Ginnindera, the new suburb of Lawson, Radford college and residential housing, regular public buses can drop you right on campus. Open space, natural calm, tall trees and wildlife. Close to the city. Convenient to shopping. Great food, cool cafes, events and markets; a buzzing social hub with something for everyone. Student accommodation, an on-campus medical and counselling centre, the Australian Institute of Sport, Calvary Public Hospital, Belconnen Shopping Mall and a variety of restaurants are all within walking distance.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • Aug

Application Processing Time in Days: 14

Application Process

More Information required
10 Days
Possible interview call from institution
10 Days
Provisional/ unconditional offer
20 Days
Visa process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

  • Researcher
  • Software engineer
  • Network engineer
  • Web application developer
  • Network security engineer
  • Software and hardware programmer
  • Network and systems administrator
  • IT project manager
  • IoT (Internet of Things) specialist
  • ICT security engineer
  • Software and network engineering consultant
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning engineer

PSW Opportunity

Major Cities

  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Brisbane

Regular 2 years post study work visa for international students completing Bachelors and Masters degrees (minimum 92 weeks), 3 years for Masters by Research and 4 years for PhD. graduates

Cities and major regional centres

  • Perth
  • Adelaide
  • Gold Coast
  • Sunshine Coast Canberra Newcastle/Lake Macquarie
  • Wollongong/Illawarra Geelong
  • Hobart

International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an 
additional year in Australia on a post-study work visa
(Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 3 years of PSW visa)

Regional centres and other regional areas

All other locations 
(list of cities)

International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an additional 
2 years in Australia on a post-study work visa 
(Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 4 years of PSW visa)

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for admission, the applicants must
- have completed a Bachelor degree in an area of Information Technology and Engineering, for example, Bachelor of Business Informatics, Bachelor of Information Technology, Bachelor of Software Engineering, and Bachelor of Engineering etc., within the previous two years; and
- have achieved the academic performance of credit average or better over the last two years of the Bachelor degree,; and
- be able to submit a satisfactory preliminary research proposal.


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