Course Description

Focuses on the practical and theoretical dimensions of computer science, and prepares students for careers in the fields of computing and software development. The course emphasises critical thinking and problem solving alongside discipline knowledge and skills, providing students with the opportunity to undertake complex computer science projects both independently and in teams.Students are introduced to concepts including programming, operating systems, networking, databases and security in their foundation year, before specialising in an area of computer science. Advanced topics in computer science, including artificial intelligence and distributed computing, are studied alongside the chosen area of specialisation.

Duration

3 years full time, 6 years part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Computing & Information Systems undergraduate courses at Edith Cowan University (ECU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 76.7% (national average 58.7%)
Improved skills: 89.2% (national average 77.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 86.5% (national average 75.3%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Edith Cowan University (ECU). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Computing & Information Systems undergraduate courses at Edith Cowan University (ECU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 65.9% (national average 71.2%)
Studying full time: 15.9% (national average 11.7%)
Median full time salary: $61,000 (national average $58,700)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Edith Cowan University (ECU) Code: U65

Save