You like solving problems, working with details, and want a career where you can be curious and creative. This Bachelor of Computer Science course from Deakin University will equip you with the industry-relevant skills, knowledge and experience required to design and develop software solutions for some of our most complex technological problems.
Designed for students seeking to work in the field of computer science, this qualification provides the foundation skills, knowledge and experience you’ll need to work as leader in the fields of technology, innovation and development. Here, you’ll build industry-relevant, sought-after skills in technological design, development, programming and theory – including in computer systems and networks, software programming and development, computing theory, mathematical methods and algorithm design and analysis.
Upon completion of this course, you’ll be uniquely placed to help businesses, communities and individuals solve problems and meet challenges with creative solutions and innovative leadership.
With a strong focus on practical learning, this qualification offers 100 hours of hands-on, workplace experience – equipping you with invaluable real-world project experience as you enter the workforce. In this course, you’ll have access to modern computing labs, the latest hardware and software, and access to world-leading research and internationally recognised academic staff – helping you grow and develop as a leader in computer science, to transform technology and stand at the forefront of industry expectations and capabilities.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Hold a senior secondary certificate of education with pre-requisite units 3 and 4, a study score of at least 25 in English as an additional language (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL, and meet the published Australian Tertiary Entrance Rank for the year of admission; OR
- Hold a Certificate IV in a related discipline; OR
- Hold a diploma in any discipline or 50% completion of a diploma in a related discipline; OR
- Have successful completion of relevant study at an accredited higher education institution equivalent to at least two Deakin University units; OR
- Demonstrate other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent for example relevant work or life experience.
English language proficiently requirements also apply.
What You’ll Learn
In this computer science course, the subjects you may study include:
- Academic integrity
- Safety induction program
- Algorithms and computing systems
- Discrete mathematics
- Data science concepts
- Introduction to programming
- Data and information management
- Data capture technologies
- Introduction to work placements
Embedded systems development
- Professional practice in information technology
- Object-oriented development
- Networks and communications
- Data structures and algorithms
- Artificial and computational intelligence
- Programming paradigms
- Optimisation and constraint programming
- Innovation design and prototyping
- Data mining and machine learning
Plus one unit it:
- IT placement
- Industry based learning
Why study with Deakin University?
Established in 1974 as Australia’s first regional university in Victoria, Deakin University has consistently raised the bar in delivering quality tertiary education with a focus on excellent teaching and research.
The multi-award winning education provider teaches over 53,000 students a year, offering renowned courses that integrate real-world expertise and practical skills. Get recognised with Deakin in a range of industries, including nutrition, sports management, property management, law, business and more. Plus, they’ve have ranked in the top 2% by the acclaimed Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
As a student of Deakin, you’ll get support every step of the way along your learning journey!
They’ve got a range of on-campus facilities and online features to help ease the pressure of study, including on-campus childcare services, a medical centre with qualified nurses and doctors, free and confidential counselling (face-to-face or via phone) and more.
Deakin also offer advisers and resources to help develop your academic skills. Advisers are available on campus and online to help guide you in your research, assignment and study practices.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
- Victoria: Melbourne Burwood