Computers are an integral tool in every business operation. As a computer scientist, you will help develop effective technological solutions that will improve the application of this technology, effecting a positive impact on our lives.
In this Degree programme, you will explore the theory, methods and systems used by the computing industry. 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.
By developing these skills and knowledge to design and implement revolutionary ideas, you can advance our society through advanced technology.
In the final year of your programme, you will take part in an IT Professional Practice Project unit which includes 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.
Graduating with a Major in Computer Science, you will possess the required skills for a diverse range of career opportunities across technology and business sectors.
Students have the option to enrol in either single or double majors.
Advanced Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Building Enterprise Skills
Consulting and Freelancing
Data Structures and Abstractions
Information Technology Project Management
Introduction to ICT Research Methods
IT Professional Practice Project
Operating Systems and Systems Programming
Digital and Social Media Marketing
Digital Communication Strategy
Web Communication Project
Students are required to complete the following common units:
Applicants with a Polytechnic Diploma may be exempted from up to 12 units and can gain entry to Year 2 of the programme. Applicants with a Murdoch University-recognised Kaplan Diploma or a private Diploma may be exempted from up to 8 units and can also gain entry to Year 2 of the programme. The programme can be completed in 16 months instead of 28 months and applicants have the option to enrol for either Single or Double Majors.
The Bachelor’s Degree programme accepts a wide range of qualifications with advanced standing.
Students will attend a combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops in this programme, and they have the flexibility to plan their study schedule and attend classes once or twice a week depending on their study load. Classes are conducted on weekday evenings or weekends to suit the busy schedules of students enrolled in this programme. Each unit is supported with 24 contact hours.
The Pro Vice-Chancellor of Transnational Education and the Deputy Dean of Murdoch University are based in Singapore to oversee all academic aspects and ensure a high standard of academic delivery here.
Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.
The total fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.