Course Description

Organisations in every industry rely on computers. As a computer scientist, it will be up to you to help develop effective solutions, positively benefiting the world around us.
In this degree, you’ll explore the theory, methods and systems used by the computing industry.  By developing the skills and knowledge you need to design and develop revolutionary ideas, you’ll create concepts and technologies that can change the world. 
Learning about algorithms, software design and implementation, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and computer systems and development will give you the unique ability to create and apply computer and software systems to solve real-world problems.
In the final year of your degree, you’ll take part in a professional practice project unit. This will include working in a team with other students and consulting with real clients in order to recommend, develop and implement new technologies to solve business problems.
9 reasons to study Computer Science

Murdoch is ranked number 1 in Australia for Teaching Quality in Computing and Information Systems*.
Murdoch is ranked number 1 in Australia for Skills Development in Computing and Information Systems*.
Murdoch has received a 5-star rating for overall quality of educational experience in Computing and Information Systems*.
Murdoch is ranked number 1 in Western Australia for Learner Engagement in Computing and Information Systems*.
Murdoch is ranked number 1 in Western Australia for graduate salary, learning resources, student support and full-time employment for engineering*.
Make use of our brand new IT Innovation Hub, fitted out with the latest mixed and augmented reality equipment, operational data centre and high performance computing capabilities.
Take on real-world clients with project based units.
Access great scholarships like the Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship Program.
Choose between seven specifically designed IT majors that you can combine into double majors to broaden your skills and career opportunities.

Duration

3 years full time, 6 years part time

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.

Course codes

Murdoch University Code: B1317

Entry Requirements



Selection Rank: 70

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