This program is currently being re-accredited and is as a consequence likely to undergo some changes.
Dynamic, global and in demand
If you would like to study computing and science then this is the degree for you. The Bachelor of Science (Computing) develops your skills and knowledge in several key areas of computing, including software development and computer systems. You can combine your computing skills with other scientific studies. This is a great study path if you would like to become a teacher of secondary science and computing.
Problem-solvers and innovative thinkers
USQ’s computing degrees are flexible and relevant to a workforce that thrives on science and technology. As a graduate, you will become a better problem-solver and an innovative thinker. You will possess a high academic standard and competitive advantage in a career that is dynamic, global and in demand.
The Bachelor of Science (Computing) is recognized in other countries through the Seoul Accord.
Courses to be studied
- Core courses (4 units)
- 1 x first 8-unit major (8 units)
- plus 1 x second 8-unit major plus 4 x approved courses
- or 12 x approved courses (12 units)
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
Study Mode/ Cost
- Commonwealth supported: AUD 9352
- Domestic full fee paying: AUD 21640
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allow you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- Subject pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent; from 2019 Mathematics A (4, SA) or equivalent will also be a subject pre-requisite.
- Recommended prior study: Mathematics B (4, SA) or equivalent.
- Assumed knowledge: Mathematics A (until 2019) or equivalent.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest.
*Further admission information
An adjusted Selection Rank is a result of combining additional ranks through special entry schemes for admission.
Special entry schemes for admissions may help you get into the program of your choice by increasing your Selection Rank, through the allocation of additional ranks in certain circumstances.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 3, 2018 - applications close Monday 5 November, with semester 3 commencing on Monday 19 November 2018.
- Semester 1, 2019 - applications close Monday 18 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 25 February 2019.
- Semester 2, 2019 - applications close Monday 1 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019.
If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.
Credit for previous study or work experience
You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.
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