Students who commenced their course before 2012 should consult the rules below.

Note: This course is not available to students who are enrolled in one of the University's new undergraduate degrees.

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures
6.2.6.1(1) The Student Rules in the Student Procedures, Rules and Policies section apply to students in this course.

(2) The policies and procedures in the Student Procedures, Rules and Policies section apply except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Applicability of the Faculty general provisions
6.2.6.2 The Faculty general provisions for bachelor's degrees in 6.2.1 apply to the course for the Bachelor of Computer Science honours degree.

Admission
6.2.6.3(1) Students must have completed—

(a) the requirements for the Bachelor of Computer Science pass degree of this University with an average mark of at least 70 per cent in those Level 3 and Level 4 units that contribute to the major;

and

(b) within the previous two years, the final unit or units of the major subject in which they intend to proceed to honours.

(2) The Faculty may approve joint honours courses arranged by two or more schools of which at least one must be the School of Computer Science and Software Engineering.

(3) In exceptional circumstances, and on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Computer Science and Software Engineering, the Faculty may permit a student who requires 12 points or fewer to complete the Bachelor of Computer Science pass degree to enrol for the degree with honours.

Course structure
6.2.6.4(1) Students must complete a course recommended by the Head of the School of Computer Science and Software Engineering and approved by the Faculty.

(2) The honours course in the School of Computer Science and Software Engineering consists of units to a total value of 48 points comprising—

(a) all units in Table 6.2.4a (Computer Science and Software Engineering honours core units) in 6.2.4—30 points

and

(b) three units from Table 6.2.4b (Computer Science and Software Engineering honours options) in 6.2.4—18 points.

Supplementary assessment
6.2.6.5 Rescinded

Time limits
6.2.6.6(1) Unless the Faculty approves otherwise in recognition of exceptional circumstances, students must complete all requirements for the course within three years.

[Approved exception to University Policy]

(2) Unless otherwise approved by the Faculty, a student permitted to enrol in the course in terms of Rule 6.2.6.3(3) must complete the remaining requirements for the pass degree and the requirements for the honours degree within the time specified in (1).

Progress status
6.2.6.7 A student who fails to make satisfactory progress may be assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.