Bachelor of Science - Computer Science

Murdoch University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00125J

This course will enable you to develop the skills and knowledge to undertake design and development work on innovative and revolutionary ideas, concepts and technologies. You will explore the theory, methods and systems used by the computing industry. You will study algorithms and algorithm development, software design and implementation, Artificial Intelligence (AI), computer technology, computer systems and systems development. You will gain the skills and knowledge you need to create and apply computer and software systems to real world problems. You'll find many career opportunities anywhere in the world in business, industry or government or you could pursue further studies or a research career.


You can combine Computer Science with Games Technology to create a double major that will build your skill sets in Computer Science and practical Software Engineering. You can also combine this course with other majors, including Cyber Forensics and Information Security, Business Information Systems, Internetworking and Network Security or Mobile and Web Application Development.


  • Computer science

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Selection via ATAR
  • Mature age entry via STAT
  • Or TAFE Certificate IV or higher
  • English language competency


This course is accredited at the Professional level with the Australian Computer Society (ACS). When you graduate you could work in business, industry or government as a programmer, systems analyst, database administrator, software architect, computer systems and network manager, project manager, IT consultant, data scientist, client or software support engineer.

Study pathways

An Honours year is available for suitable applicants.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Perth campus International: $87,404 No information available Yes No information available

Further information

There may be a reduction in choice of units if completing this course in the external mode. Individual units may require access to specific nominated software.

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