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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:
English language proficiently requirements also apply.
In this computer science course, the subjects you may study include:
Plus one unit it:
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:
You can also choose to study this course entirely online.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Computer Science from Deakin University.
This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to seek employment in a broad range of ICT roles, both within Australia and overseas, in a growing and in-demand profession. Upon successful completion of this qualification, you may choose to seek work as a data scientist, software developer, software engineer, systems or network administrator, database administrator or developer, solutions architect, systems analyst, or project manager. Computer science graduates can also work in specialist research and development roles in both the private and public sectors.
This course has been accredited by the Australian Computer Society, ensuring a high quality of education and providing you with international recognition as an ICT industry professional.
Wondering where a career in it could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Potential IT career outcomes include: Database Administrator, Systems Administrator, ICT Security Administrator, Software or Applications Programmer, ICT Support Technician, ICT Test Engineer, ICT Manager, Junior Office Support, Help Desk Officer, Assistant Software Developer.
The estimated full fee for this course is $9,266 for one-year, full-time.
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's HECS-HELP loan to cover all or part of your fees. Deakin University also offers scholarships to successful applicants.
Enquire now to find a payment option that works for you!
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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