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Deakin University

Burwood, Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Bachelor of Computer Science

Deakin’s Bachelor of Computer Science equips you with the knowledge and practical skills required to design and develop innovative software solutions to complex information and technology problems faced by our community, business, and industry.

Want to drive change and make a difference in how technology can improve people’s lives?

Through the study of problem-solving, algorithmic thinking, computational patterns, computing technologies, and software development techniques, the Bachelor of Computer Science equips you with the skills and competencies needed to design and develop data-driven computing solutions to existing and emerging problems in areas such as data analytics, machine learning, robotics, intelligent systems, autonomous systems, telecommunications, and entertainment.

You will have access to our brand-new specialized capstone project and co-working space, which offers you an inspiring space to collaborate with your teammates on your capstone project. As a computer science student, you will undertake a capstone unit that allows you to develop solutions to real-world problems from industry and learn agile project management methods – widely used across the industry.

Our past students have worked on capstone projects such as:

  • medical – a mobile app that tracks pupil responses to light
  • real estate – a mobile app to track your notes about properties you view
  • transport – planning a bus trip with real-time data
  • gaming – children’s computer game to build their resilience
  • architecture – a virtual reality space to assess architecture student projects
  • security – voice-activated passwords
  • political – a secure online voting system

As a computer science student, you will have access to specialized labs and facilities, including dedicated robotics, cybersecurity, and augmented reality (AR)/virtual reality (VR) laboratories. These are well-equipped with modern equipment and educational technologies, supported by enthusiastic and experienced staff. You will have access to current state-of-the-art software and hardware throughout the course, giving you vital hands-on experience that employers demand.

Campus Information

Melbourne Burwood

The Melbourne Burwood Campus is Deakin’s largest. A short trip from Melbourne’s central business district, Burwood offers the perfect balance between city lifestyle and suburban comfort. On campus you will find impressive buildings and world-class facilities, a wide range of learning and social spaces, and a relaxed atmosphere. If you enjoy getting outdoors between classes, the Melbourne Burwood Campus also sits alongside parkland, which is great for walking, jogging and cycling.

Intakes

  • March
  • July
  • Nov

Application Processing Time in Days: 5

Application Process

Application Outcome
7 Days
Visa processing time
35 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Deakin offers you career support throughout your studies and beyond. We're here to help you explore your employment opportunities and equip you with the tools to secure your ultimate career.

Secure your ultimate career
Gain a competitive edge in the workplace with real?world expertise and practical skills in-demand from employers. We're committed to helping you become the most employable version of yourself. Using proven tools and techniques we’ll help boost your career IQ, arming you with the comprehensive knowledge you need to land that job and build a satisfying career. At Victoria’s #1 university for student support, you will get the assistance you need to succeed.^

Your careers and employment service
Prepare for the jobs of tomorrow with lifetime access to an award-winning university career service. DeakinTALENT empowers you to explore a broad range of career opportunities and build skills and experiences. Take the first step to shaping a career that aligns with your interests, values and skills.

PSW Opportunity

  • Melbourne Campus - 2 years of Post Study Work Permit
  • Geelong/ Warrnambool Campus - 3 years of Post Study Work Permit

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

India
  • (standard class XII) 65%

Mandatory student checks

Any unit which contains work-integrated learning, a community placement, or interaction with the community may require a police check, Working with Children Check, or another check.

Supporting documents

When you apply to Deakin, it’s important to attach all requested supporting documentation, otherwise, your application could be delayed or disallowed.

Remember, most documents need to be certified before you upload them, so give yourself plenty of time to get organized.

Examples of certified copies you’ll need to include:

  • award certificates
  • academic transcripts
  • formal identity papers (e.g. your passport).

Documents in languages other than English will need to be translated. If you’re applying for a scholarship, please also check the specific supporting documents for that application.

  • Course Code: 083695K
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
  • Duration: 03 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 115800 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 29710 AUD
    Application Fee: 55 AUD
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