Department of Computer Science

Admission and enrolment

  1. Select the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Science when you apply for admission to the University.
  2. Send an email expressing your interest in the BSc(Hons) along with your ID number and your academic transcript to the Honours Coordinator. (Email:
  3. When the Honours Coordinator and the Faculty of Science have approved your application, you will receive an offer of a place on Student Services Online. Accept your offer.
  4. All Honours students are required to complete a 30-point dissertation, COMPSCI 789, for which you will need to find a supervisor. (See below.)
  5. Obtain the approval for course selection by filling the supplementary information form.
  6. Obtain the confirmation of supervisor from the Honours Coordinator on the supervisor conformation form.
  7. The Enrolment Administrator will enrol you in your courses once she has received the completed Enrolment Approval From. You can leave it in Room 388 in the Computer Science Department of email it to:


How to find a supervisor

Useful information on dissertation writing and submission

At the beginning of semester, the department hosts an orientation session to the honours programme. Students are encouraged to read through the information presented at this session.

You can also read the Guide to Theses and Dissertations (488KB PDF).

If you have any questions please contact the Honours Coordinator.

A maximum enrolment of 160 points is permitted for this programme. This means that if you fail more than two courses, your honours programme will be discontinued.