Our Research & Development (R&D) programs have an innovative structure, allowing you to conduct research projects throughout your degree.

This program features an accelerated mode of learning, with advanced courses from your first semester at ANU. You will receive unique opportunities to complete multiple research projects alongside our world-class academics.

From the second year, these research projects will form part of your coursework, exposing you to cutting-edge research. You’ll get a taste for what it’s like to undertake research while completing a degree that will also perfectly position you for work in industry. We are the only university that offers undergraduate Research and Development programs in Australia.

You can combine a Research and Development program in a Flexible Double Degree.

We offer pathways into Research and Development. If you commence in a Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Honours) and achieve a High Distinction average in your first year, you may be eligible to transfer into a Research and Development degree for second year.

Students completed the Bachelor of Advanced Computing (R&D) (Honours) are required to complete a specialisation from the following list:

Research experience

Research skills and experience is embedded into the R&D degree, starting with coursework and short research projects you will develop the skills required to complete a major research project in your final year.

The research topics cover all aspects of computing and are supervised by the world leading academics employed at ANU. Previous Students have completed research in areas including Machine learning, Artificial intelligence, Cyber-security, Computer Architecture, Game design, Theory of Computation and Logic.

Program details

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