Course Description

Computer Science is a dynamic and developing field that is increasingly pervading every aspect of society. In this program you will learn the fundamental principles underpinning computer science and learn practical software technology development skills for many different platforms and applications.

You will have the choice of studying topics such as Programming Languages, Distributed Computing, Computer Architectures, Algorithms and Operating Systems, Machine Learning, Intelligent Systems, Robotics, Programming for Web, Mobile and Embedded Applications, Scientific Computing, Visualisation and Big Data Mining, and Analytics. You can choose between one of two majors and also select from a range of elective courses. In the last year of your studies, you will complete a practical project for industry or research placement providing first-hand experience of the knowledge, skills and attributes required to succeed in full-time employment.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $9,185 total course cost.

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Computing & Information Systems undergraduate courses at Griffith University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 61.7% (national average 58.7%)
Improved skills: 78.4% (national average 77.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 75.3% (national average 75.3%)

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

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Computing & Information Systems undergraduate courses at Griffith University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 73.3% (national average 71.2%)
Studying full time: 12.4% (national average 11.7%)
Median full time salary: $58,000 (national average $58,700)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Griffith University Code: 1534