Bachelor of Computer Science
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

This premier technology degree provides the skills needed for a high-performing career in innovative software development, combining the fundamental principles underpinning computer science with practical software technology development skills. You’ll study intelligent systems, software development, data mining and data analytics and gain skills in communication, leadership, innovative thinking and ethical practice. In final year, you can enhance your employment opportunities and gain valuable contacts through an industry-based project or placement. What’s more, you will have the opportunity to develop entrepreneurial thinking through your degree in Griffith’s business accelerator space, giving you the skills needed to create your own start-up. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Computer Science at GU.

Majors

Data science and artificial intelligence; software development. Alternatively, you can gain specialist knowledge across multiple areas by choosing the ‘no major’ option.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees.

Admissions Criteria

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Prerequisites

Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission

Assumed knowledge

Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C).

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
72.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

98.15

77.25

65.95

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

80.35

73.75

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

15

N/P#

<5*

11

0

9

12

54

Percentage of all students

27.8%

N/P#

<5*

20.4%

0.0%

16.7%

22.2%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

As a graduate, you’ll be prepared for jobs such as a software developer, computer programmer, software engineer, web and mobile applications developer, data scientist, systems analyst, games developer, software systems architect, cyber security engineer and computer science researcher.

Membership

Association for Computing Machinery; Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

Course Code
234391
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$7500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Information technology
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Gold Coast