The Bachelor of Computing is a comprehensive 3-year degree course that encompasses computer science and software engineering with an applied orientation.
The specific course objectives are as follows:
- to provide a thorough introduction to the theory and practice of computing;
- to produce computing professionals with the ability to apply new and emerging computing technologies to create solutions in the workplace;
- to provide a broad base of computing knowledge to support lifelong learning in the field of computing.
Students are prepared for careers and research in the area of Information Technology (IT). Current forecasts indicate a world wide shortage of IT professionals for at least the next ten years. Computing professionals get well paid, interesting positions in almost any area - government, commerce, industry, education and research. The range of careers is wide, including: website management, system administration, client support and training, program design, development and testing, mobile computing and telecommunications, graphics, internet and web engineering, artificial intelligence and so on.