Bachelor of Computer Science (BCompSc)

Program Code

BCOMP

Program Minimum Units

72

Standard Duration

3 Years

Program Faculty

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

AQF Level

07

Academic Year

2017

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Bachelor of Computer Science caters for people with specific interests in computer science and / or information technology. It has a core of compulsory computer science courses and a wide range of elective courses including mathematics and statistics as well as commerce, economics, engineering, finance, arts, and sciences. Graduates should be highly skilled in the design of computer-based solutions to the problems of information management and processing in industry, commerce, science, entertainment, and the public sector.
The Bachelor of Computer Science is an AQF Level 7 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 3 years.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Computer Science

There shall be a Bachelor of Computer Science.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Computer Science, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 72 units including:

  1. Level I courses to the value of at least 24 units
  2. Level II courses to the value of at least 18 units including Computer Science courses to the value of at least 12 units
  3. Level III courses to the value of at least 24 units including Computer Science courses to the value of at least 18 units
Bachelor of Computer Science

To satisfy the requirements for Bachelor of Computer Science students must complete courses to the value of 72 units.

Core

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
COMP SCI 1102 Object Oriented Programming 3
COMP SCI 1103 Algorithm Design & Data Structures 3
COMP SCI 1106 Introduction to Software Engineering 3
COMP SCI 2000 Computer Systems 3
COMP SCI 2201 Algorithm & Data Structure Analysis 3
COMP SCI 2207 Web & Database Computing 3
COMP SCI 3001 Computer Networks & Applications 3
COMP SCI 3004 Operating Systems 3
COMP SCI 3006 Software Engineering & Project 3
MATHS 3015 Communication Skills III 3

and

Courses to the value of 3 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
MATHS 1008 Mathematics for Information Technology I 3
MATHS 1012 Mathematics IB 3

Electives

Courses to the value of 39 units from the following:

Level II Computer Science Electives (3 units)
Level III Computer Science Electives (9 units)
Level I Electives from any discipline (12 units)
Level II Electives from any discipline (6 units)
Level III Electives from any discipline (3 units)
Level I, II or III Electives from any discipline (6 units)

Electives may be chosen from any other undergraduate courses offered by the University that are available to the student.

Computer Science Elective Courses

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
COMP SCI 1010 Puzzle Based Learning 3
COMP SCI 1012 Scientific Computing 3
COMP SCI 1101 Introduction to Programming 3
COMP SCI 2005 Systems Programming 3
COMP SCI 2203 Problem Solving & Software Development 3
COMP SCI 2204 Advanced Programming Paradigms 3
COMP SCI 3004 Operating Systems 3
COMP SCI 3005 Computer Architecture 3
COMP SCI 3007 Artificial Intelligence 3
COMP SCI 3012 Distributed Systems 3
COMP SCI 3013 Event Driven Computing 3
COMP SCI 3014 Computer Graphics 3
COMP SCI 3016 Computational Cognitive Science 3
COMP SCI 3301 Advanced Algorithms 3
COMP SCI 3305 Parallel and Distributed Computing 3