Applying for Honours

You should first determine what sort of research areas and/or projects you would be interested in undertaking, then contact the relevant academic staff to discuss potential projects and to organise a supervisor. Dr Josiah Poon is the Honours Director and can help you find a project and supervisor.

To apply, please register your interest by sending an email to Katie Yang ( and then proceed to complete an Honours application, using the following steps.

Internal Students currently enrolled in IT degrees (BIT, BCST, BCST (Adv), combined BIT)

Please apply for a degree transfer via the Sydney Student portal from December 2015 (once Semester 2 results are available):

  • Log in to Sydney Student;
  • Select My studies;
  • Select Course details;
  • Select Request course transfer;
  • Once you have submitted the request, please send an email to .
  • Internal (currently enrolled) international students - if you are an international student applying for BCST or BCST (Advanced) Honours, you will be issued with a new electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE). Part-time enrolment is not available for international students.

Bachelor of Science students

Apply online via the Faculty of Science website.

More information on applying can also be found on this website.

Students enrolled in other University of Sydney degrees

Please contact your home faculty office for application advice.

External (non-University of Sydney) students

The School welcomes applications from external students. Please visit the Find a Course website and apply for Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology Honours degree (the course code is BHCSTECH2000).


Application for Semester 1, 2016 Honours will open in December 2015 once results are available and the deadline to apply is Friday 8th January 2016.