Bachelor of Computer Science

Career opportunities

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Our graduates are successful and in high demand. In 2012, 100% of Computer Science students had full-time employment upon graduation (Australian Graduate Survey, 2012).

You'll also have career advice through industry guest lectures from leading professionals, such as Gavin Lewis, Engineering Manager for BAE Systems.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Computer Science will have:

1.   Knowledge of basic science and computer science fundamentals.

2.   In depth technical competence in the discipline of computer science.

3.   An ability to carry out problem analysis, requirements capture, problem formulation and integrated software development for the solution of a problem.

4.   Capacity to continue developing relevant knowledge, skills and expertise in computer science throughout their careers.

5.   An ability to communicate effectively with other Computer Scientists, Software Engineers, other professional disciplines, managers and the community generally.

6.   Ability to undertake and co-ordinate large computer science projects and to identify problems, their formulation and solution.

7.   Ability to function effectively as an individual, a team member in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams and as leader/manager with capacity to assist and encourage those under their direction.

8.   Understanding of social, cultural, global and business opportunities of the professional computer scientist; understanding the need for and principles of sustainability and adaptability.

9.   Understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities and a commitment to them.

10. Understanding of entrepreneurship; need of and process of innovation, as well as the need of and capacity for lifelong learning.

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Careers by major

The following list provides some example jobs relevant to graduates majoring in Applied Computing. Some of these jobs may require further study, experience or a combination of both.


Not all graduates will use their degree in the same way. The transferable skills gained through university study allow graduates to pursue a broader range of career pathways. The list below demonstrates some of the broader possibilities for Applied Computing graduates. Again, some of these jobs may require further study or experience. 

The following list provides some example jobs relevant to graduates majoring in Applied Computing. Some of these jobs may require further study, experience or a combination of both.


Not all graduates will use their degree in the same way. The transferable skills gained through university study allow graduates to pursue a broader range of career pathways. The list below demonstrates some of the broader possibilities for Applied Computing graduates. Again, some of these jobs may require further study or experience. 

The following list provides some example jobs relevant to graduates majoring in Applied Computing. Some of these jobs may require further study, experience or a combination of both.


Not all graduates will use their degree in the same way. The transferable skills gained through university study allow graduates to pursue a broader range of career pathways. The list below demonstrates some of the broader possibilities for Applied Computing graduates. Again, some of these jobs may require further study or experience. 

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