Course Description

This course will enable you to develop the skills and knowledge to undertake design and development work on innovative and revolutionary ideas, concepts and technologies. You will explore the theory, methods and systems used by the computing industry. You will study algorithms and algorithm development, software design and implementation, Artificial Intelligence (AI), computer technology, computer systems and systems development.
You will gain the skills and knowledge you need to create and apply computer and software systems to real world problems. You’ll find many career opportunities anywhere in the world in business, industry or government or you could pursue further studies or a research career
You can combine Computer Science with Games Technology to create a double major that will build your skill sets in Computer Science and practical Software Engineering.  You can also combine this course with other majors, including Cyber Forensics and Information Security, Business Information Systems, Internetworking and Network Security or Mobile and Web Application Development.
This course is accredited at the Professional level with the Australian Computer Society (ACS). When you graduate you could work in business, industry or government as a programmer, systems analyst, database administrator, software architect, computer systems and network manager, project manager, IT consultant, data scientist, client or software support engineer.
For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.

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Graduate Rating

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

Teaching quality: 78.1% (national average 58.7%)
Improved skills: 87.5% (national average 77.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 82.8% (national average 75.3%)

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

Employment Outcomes

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

Employed full time: 58.9% (national average 71.2%)
Studying full time: 3.7% (national average 11.7%)
Median full time salary: $60,000 (national average $58,700)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.