Explore your research potential with honours at UTS.
UTS Information Technology offers outstanding graduates a stepping stone into a research career via our Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information Technology program. You'll have the opportunity to become an active player in the knowledge economy and to work on research that matters. Research areas include decision systems and e-service intelligence, next generation IT services, and mobile technologies.
What is honours?
The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information Technology is a one-year (full-time) or two-year (part-time) research-based program for holders of a three-year bachelor's degree in IT. You’ll work independently on a research project of interest to you, under the supervision of a member of academic staff.
You’ll develop research skills and a deeper understanding of a specific area of information technology.
Am I eligible?
Applicants must have completed a bachelor's degree in information technology, equivalent to the UTS Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, with a minimum weighted average mark of 65. Admission is subject to the approval of the honours program coordinator and is dependent on the availability of appropriate academic supervision within the University.
When does honours start?
You can start honours in either Autumn (March) or Spring (July) session.
How is honours assessed?
You'll complete a preparatory subject, a research methodology subject, four elective subjects relevant to your area of research, and a research project.
Honours projects on offer are varied and multidisciplinary. You can either define your own topic or choose an area of interest and then, with the help of your supervisor, determine a problem to be solved or investigated in that area.
Honours is a springboard into a higher degree by research.