Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Year and Campus:||2011 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||300 credit points taken over 36 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
CoordinatorDr Shanika Karunasekera
The course aims to develop skilled computer scientists with the technical knowledge to develop well-designed and robust computer-based solutions to a range of problems in business and industry. Core studies include computer science (introduction to computer programming, algorithms and problem solving, software development) and mathematics. Electives may be chosen from a wide variety of other disciplines including digital electronics and information systems. Subjects in later years include artificial intelligence, software engineering, computer networks, operating systems, graphics and computer design.
The Bachelor of Computer Science is recognized by the Australian Computer Society (ACS), an internationally recognized professional association for Information Communications Technology (ICT) professionals. Accreditation endorses the quality of curriculum of the BCS at Melbourne, and affirms that the course is highly relevant to Australia's current and future computing industy.
|Objectives:||See course overview.|
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||-|
|Subject Options:|| |
THERE WILL BE NO FIRST AND SECOND YEAR YEAR ENTRY INTO THIS COURSE FROM 2011.
Students considering extending their study by enrolling in the BCS (Honours) degree should note that study of mathematics or statistics at the second year level is strongly recommended.
Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2011
Not offered in 2011
300-level computer science subjects (37.5 points in total)
Elective (12.5 points)
The 62.5 points listed as computer science subjects may be any 300-level subjects taught by the Department.
There will be no further entry into this course from 2011.
Students who are enrolled in this degree and have not completed, or have failed the fourth year subjects required, should speak to a course advisor.
New pathways to the study of Computer Science and Software Engineering are outlined at http://www.csse.unimelb.edu.au/future/undergrad.html
Graduate research programs are available in aspects of autonomous and intelligent systems,declarative languages,knowledge discovery, parallel and distributed computing and software engineering.
Research areas are outlined at http://www.csse.unimelb.edu.au/research/strengths.html
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
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