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Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Information Technology component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Information Technology
Offered byClayton School of Information Technology
Sunway School of Information Technology
Campus(es)Clayton, Sunway
CoordinatorDr David Albrecht (Clayton); Mr Loke Kar Seng (Sunway)

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

Computer science is concerned with the scientific design and application of computer software and hardware. It is a broad discipline, encompassing software design, programming, algorithm development, the computing hardware, and the theoretical foundations of computation, as well as the present and potential applications of computing that pervade modern society. The study of computer science is not restricted to current technologies and instead emphasises fundamental principles, thus enabling graduates to understand and indeed shape future developments.

Units

For the sequence of units required to complete a given course, major or minor in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Contact details

Relevant courses

  • 2380 Bachelor of Computer Science
  • 3517 Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Computer Science