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Bachelor of Computer Science
Bachelor of Computer Science

Bachelor of Computer Science

  • ID:UON610001
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$39,470.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$24,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$629.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$39,470.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$24,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$629.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

English Requirement

IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 6.0)


Course Information

At the University of Newcastle, we've designed our Computer Science degree to train graduates capable of solving the world’s greatest challenges. When you study to be a computer scientist, you could help fight diseases by discovering biomarkers that allow early diagnosis. Perhaps you’ll develop more sophisticated online learning systems to support access to education. You might improve safety and security by mining the data captured in smart cities. Or develop virtual reality programs to help people recover from post traumatic stress.

The Bachelor of Computer Science focuses on the design and implementation of software as well as the development of new techniques and methodologies. You will study a variety of courses to develop skills in the following areas:

  • algorithmic problem solving

  • artificial intelligence

  • data security

  • computer graphics

  • computer networks and distributed systems

  • databases and security

  • distributed and internet computing

  • hardware

  • programming and software development

  • robotics

  • web site creation

You can choose to specialise your degree in one of four Computer Science majors:

  • Data Science

  • Software Development

  • Computer Systems and Robotics

  • Cyber Security

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Computer scientists work in software development companies, financial institutions, government departments and research organisations. Their roles encompass the development and implementation of software for complex business problems, systems analysis and the management of computer resources.

Graduates find jobs in:

  • complex software systems

  • advanced computational techniques for graphics, animations and games

  • defence, security and database systems

  • bioinformatics, computational intelligence and robotics

Typical positions include:

  • data scientist

  • software architect

  • games developer

  • security architect

  • computer software program manager

  • business intelligence director

  • application development manager

  • cyber security advisor

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 629 ($) AUD per year

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