Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
|Year and Campus:||2013 - 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.|
Associate Professor Shanika Karunasekera
Melbourne School of Engineering
Ground Floor, Old Engineering (Building 173)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
+61 3 9035 5511
Phone: + 61 3 8344 6944
THE COURSE STRUCTURE BELOW ONLY APPLIES TO RE-ENROLLING STUDENTS WHO COMMENCED THEIR STUDIES PRIOR TO 2008
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.
See course overview.
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
There is no further entry into this course.
Students who have not yet completed the requirements of this course should speak to a course advisor.
Students must complete 300 credit points comprising the core program of discipline subjects.
Final Year Subjects:
Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2013
Not offered in 2013
Level-3 computer science subjects (62.5 points in total)
Elective subject (12.5 points).
The 62.5 points of level-3 computer science subjects are subject to the approval by the Course Coordinator.
Students in the BCS are required to complete at least 12.5 points of non-technical studies from outside the Department of Computing and Information Systems. To satisfy non-technical study requirements, students may take suitable subjects from any department in the University prepared to accept their enrolment, subject to prerequisite and timetabling constraints. Subjects that meet the requirements include the management subjects offered in the School of Engineering and in the Faculty of Business and Economics, and subjects from the Faculty of Arts. Students are especially encouraged to consider subjects where the study and assessment requirements include written and oral presentation components.
Students will need to seek further advice from a course advisor
There will be no further entry into this course.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
An Engineering graduate has a unique skill set comprising a blend of technical, business and interpersonal skills. Upon completion of the Bachelor of Engineering at the University of Melbourne, students will have strong analytical skills, the ability to lead teams and projects and the creativity to look at problems in a way that provides innovative solutions. Our graduates are known for their high standards and professionalism, their understanding of global issues and their outstanding communication skills. For details see "Course Overview".
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