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Bachelor of Computer Science
Bachelor of Computer Science

Bachelor of Computer Science

  • ID:CDU610065
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Admission requirements are met by one of the following:

  • Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60*.

  • Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate IV level or higher.

  • Successful completion of at least 0.5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma.

  • Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications.

  • Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 135 (or a score of 145 if prior to May 2010).

  • Successful completion of the Tertiary Enabling Program, the Preparation for Tertiary Success courses, or other recognised tertiary preparation course.

  • Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience.

English Requirements

  • IELTS Academic Module :  A minimum overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0.

  • TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT): A minimum overall score of 60 and a minimum writing score of 21.

  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module: A minimum overall score of 50 with no score lower than 50.

  • Cambridge Advanced English (CAE):  A minimum overall score of 169, with no skill below 169.

  • Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency: A minimum overall grade of B2.

  • Navitas Academic English (will not be accepted from 2021 onwards):  A minimum overall pass and 55% in Academic English 3. 


Course Information

The Bachelor of Computer Science will prepare you to be part of a continually evolving and diverse field, developing new applications and systems to improve the modern world.

You will develop skills and knowledge in the technical principles and applications of computer science as well as strengthen your problem solving, decision making and communication skills making you a confident and competent candidate for a role in the IT industry.


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Specific requirements

  • Common units totalling 20 credit points as detailed below.

  • CUC107Cultural Intelligence and Capability (compulsory)

  • CUC106Design and Innovation: Communicating Technology

  • SelectCommon Unitsto find out more about individual units and advanced standing options.

  • Compulsory Core units totalling 200 credit points as detailed below.

  • HIT137Software Now

  • HIT164Computing Fundamentals

  • HIT172Operating Systems and Applications

  • SMA101Mathematics 1A

  • SMA102Mathematics 1B

  • HIT140 Foundations of Data Science (replaces STA101 from 2021)

  • HIT220Algorithms and Complexity

  • HIT226Mobile Web Structures

  • HIT234Database Concepts (replaces BIS234 from 2019)

  • HIT235Digital Systems and Computer Architecture

  • HIT237Building Interactive Software

  • HIT274Network Engineering Applications (replaces HIT174 from 2020)

  • PMO201Project Management

  • ENG303Research Project

  • HIT326Database-Driven Web Applications

  • HIT332Embedded and Mobile Systems

  • HIT333Cyber Security (replaces BIS243 from 2019)

  • HIT339Distributed Development (replaces HIT337 from 2019)

  • HIT365C Programming

  • HIT381Human Computer Interaction Design

  • Elective units totalling 20 credit points selected from undergraduate units offered by the University.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduating from this course may lead to career opportunities as a computer scientist in the government, private companies and non-government organisations in areas such as web design and development, games developer, networking and application development, analyst, consultant, UX specialist, programmer, SEO specialist, database administrator, or business analyst.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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