Bachelor of Computer Science

University of Wollongong

Computer scientists focus on the theoretical foundations and practical approaches to computation and its applications. They design methods and tools and write programs for computer applications. These applications can be in areas such as computer systems to control machinery, information management and big data, applications for mobile devices, stock market trend analysis, game design, visualisation of chemical reactions, neural network design, computational geometry for robot navigation, patient monitoring in hospitals, and much more. Students find their strengths and interests as they study the fundamentals of computer science and IT: programming, problem solving, network and communications, web technology, data management, system analysis, human-computer interaction, and project management.

Entry Requirements:

NSW HSC (Year 12) or equivalent. Assumed knowledge: any 2 units of English plus Mathematics (not Mathematics General 2). Students may also be assessed on specific Access schemes, TAFE qualifications, or any previous tertiary study.

Structure:

A core of programming subjects complemented by subjects in database, software engineering, networks, computer security, graphics, real-time and operating systems. Students may also combine their specialisation with a major.

Subjects you can Study:

Big data, Cyber security, Digital systems security, Game and mobile development, Software engineering

Study Pathways:

Any tertiary studies completed prior to enrolment may lead to advanced standing or credit.

Further information:

Offered on a contract basis through INTI College, Sarawak, Malaysia. Selection into the Dean's Scholars program is based on a UAI of 90.00 and may include an interview.

Recognition:

Australian Computer Society

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00102E

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Wollongong 75 Yes Full time 3 years
Wollongong 75 Yes Part time 6 years
UOW South Western Sydney 75 No Full time 3 years
UOW South Western Sydney 75 No Part time

Undergraduate

The Faculty of Business at UOW is renowned for producing graduates with well-developed analytical and interpersonal skills, ethical business decision-making knowledge, and a thorough grounding in the theory and practical application of their chosen business study area. We develop students into professionals, managers and business leaders who work in a myriad of different sectors, both nationally and globally.

Our courses are delivered at our Wollongong, Sydney CBD, Southern Sydney, Sydney city, Batemans Bay, Bega, Southern Highlands and Shoalhaven campuses.

Our degrees offer students maximum flexibility, with specialisations in the areas of accountancy, business innovation, business law, economics, finance, financial planning, human resource management, international business, international economics, management, marketing, public relations, quantitative analysis in economics and supply chain management. There are also three specialised degrees combined with TAFE study in tourism, events and hospitality.

Studying a business degree will also give you the opportunity to study abroad for six months. UOW partners with more than 100 overseas educational institutions, which you can choose from when selecting a study destination.

From our Sydney CBD campus, we offer the Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Services. This program has an exclusive intake of 40 students each year. The small class sizes allow for maximum learning, industry projects and development opportunities where you will connect with firms and businesses directly related to your degree.

Postgraduate

The Sydney Business School is the graduate school of the Faculty of Business and offers high quality postgraduate business programs at the Sydney CBD Campus located at Circular Quay in Sydney, and UOW’s main campus in Wollongong. The Sydney Business School’s MBA program has been ranked No. 1 in Australia and No. 2 in the Global Top 20 MBAs by the London-based CEO Magazine in 2015.

Our postgraduate programs are designed for individuals seeking to deepen or expand expertise, build professional excellence or enhance their leadership capabilities. They are informed by research, structured on applied outcomes, recognised by industry, delivered by highly qualified and industry-experienced academics and supported through additional specialised student learning and development resources. Programs range from graduate certificates and specialised master degrees to our high-quality MBA and EMBA programs.

Our strong links with industry, business and government ensures our programs reflect both industry and student needs.

Our student body is made up of citizens from around the world and our alumni and partners are spread across the globe. Nurturing this diversity and staying connected across the time zones is important to us. We work with our students, alumni and partners to enhance both collaborations and cultural appreciation.

Research

In addition to specialised coursework programs, the Faculty of Business offers opportunities to undertake postgraduate research, including masters by research, a Master of Business Research, a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Integrated or a Doctor of Business Administration.

For more information about our faculty and our degrees, visit business.uow.edu.au 

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