Bachelor of Computer Science

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Deakin’s Bachelor of Computer Science equips you with the knowledge and practical skills needed to design and develop innovative software solutions to the multifaceted information and technology problems faced by our community, business and industry. Learn what it takes to create and integrate complex new computing technologies while exploring existing and emerging challenges in areas such as data analytics, machine learning, robotics, intelligent and autonomous systems, and telecommunications. Computer scientists are problem solvers and innovators and at Deakin, you will get a competitive edge in the job market through hands-on experience with current technologies and training in fundamental concepts, models and methods. Extend your skills through a work placement and develop valuable professional networks. Professional accreditation by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) means your degree will be recognised around the world.

Structure

24 credit points over 3 years. This course includes an internship unit which provides professional work experience with an approved host organisation. Students may also have an opportunity to work on commercial/real-world products, gaining experience in entrepreneurship, and business skills around software production and publishing.

Subjects

  • Cognitive science
  • Data science
  • Robotics and cyber physical computing

Standard entry requirements

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL. This course uses the ATAR and your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. Refer to the Deakin University website for more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience. Personal statement Applicants who wish their work and volunteer/other experience to be considered as part of their application for entry are required to submit a personal statement with details of their work and volunteer/other experience, motivation to study and any other factors relevant to their application for the course.

Recognition

The Bachelor of Computer Science is provisionally accredited with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Study pathways

An honours year is available for high-achieving students upon completion of this degree.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Melbourne Burwood International: $106,864
  • ATAR: 63.2
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
Cloud(online) International: $106,864
  • ATAR: 64.7
No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Further information

Computer science graduates are in high demand in Australia and internationally and find employment in a variety of roles, such as data scientist, software developer, software engineer, systems or network administrator, database administrator or developer, solutions architect, systems analyst, or project manager. Computer scientists also work in specialist research and development roles, in both public and private organisations.

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