Graduate Diploma in Computer Science (GDipCompSc)

Program Code

GDCMS

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 Diploma in Computer Science is designed for students with little experience in computer science and provides a fundamental understanding of how software and hardware can be combined to overcome a range of complex challenges. Graduates will have a demonstrated ability to design and construct large software systems. Employment may be sought within the information technology industry, including careers in scientific, entertainment, networking, software engineering and defence sectors.
The Graduate Diploma in Computer Science is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Conditions

Condition 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 Diploma in Computer Science

There shall be a Graduate Diploma in Computer Science.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma 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 24 units comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 3 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 21 units
  3. Unless exempted international students are required to take ENG 7057 Communication & Critical Thinking in lieu of an elective
Core courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core courses students must complete courses to the value of 3 units.

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
COMP SCI 7015 Software Engineering & Project 3