Graduate Certificate in Computer Science (GCertCompSc)

Program Code

GCCMS

Academic Year

2022

Special Notes

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

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Computer Science is designed for students with little experience in computer science, and provides a basic understanding of how software and hardware can be combined to overcome a range of complex challenges. Graduates can seek employment within the information technology industry, including careers in scientific, entertainment, networking, software engineering and defence sectors.
The Graduate Certificate in Computer Science is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 0.5 years.

Conditions

Conditions of Enrolment

1.     Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Executive Dean or delegate before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.
 

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Certificate in Computer Science

There shall be a Graduate Certificate in Computer Science.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Computer Science, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 12 units including, comprising:

  1. Electives to the value of 12 units.
Graduate Certificate in Computer Science

To satisfy the requirements for Graduate Certificate in Computer Science students must complete courses to the value of 12 units.

Electives

Courses to the value of 12 units from the following:

Foundation Electives

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
COMP SCI 7081 Computer Systems 3
COMP SCI 7088 Systems Programming 3
COMP SCI 7201 Algorithm & Data Structure Analysis 3
COMP SCI 7202 Foundations of Computer Science 6
COMP SCI 7204 Advanced Programming Paradigms 3
COMP SCI 7207 Web and Database Computing 3

General Electives

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
COMP SCI 7015 Software Engineering & Project 3
COMP SCI 7026 Computer Architecture 3
COMP SCI 7039 Computer Networks & Applications 3
COMP SCI 7059 Artificial Intelligence 3
COMP SCI 7064 Operating Systems 3
COMP SCI 7076 Distributed Systems 3
COMP SCI 7089 Event Driven Computing 3
COMP SCI 7305 Parallel and Distributed Computing 3
COMP SCI 7306 Mining Big Data 3
COMP SCI 7307 Secure Programming 3
COMP SCI 7308 Cybersecurity Fundamentals 3
COMP SCI 7314 Introduction to Statistical Machine Learning 3
COMP SCI 7315 Computer Vision 3
COMP SCI 7316 Evolutionary Computation 3

Advanced Electives

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
COMP SCI 7000 Software Architecture 3
COMP SCI 7007 Specialised Programming 3
COMP SCI 7010 Special Topics in Computer Science A 3
COMP SCI 7012 Special Topics in Computer Science B 3
COMP SCI 7023 Software Process Improvement 3
COMP SCI 7092 Mobile and Wireless Systems 3
COMP SCI 7094 Distributed Databases & Data Mining 3
COMP SCI 7407 Advanced Algorithms 3
COMP SCI 7408 Modelling and Analysis of Complex Systems PG 3
COMP SCI 7409 Search Based Software Engineering 3
COMP SCI 7411 Event Driven Computing 3
COMP SCI 7412 Secure Software Engineering 3
COMP SCI 7413 Introduction to Quantum Computing 3
COMP SCI 7416 Applied Machine Learning 3
COMP SCI 7417 Applied Natural Language Processing 3