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- not a holder of an Australian permanent residency, or
- not a holder of an Australian humanitarian visa
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- We offer a range of professional development courses.
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Start study from home in Trimester 2, 2020
For Trimester 2, 2020, you will be able to start your study from home. If restrictions are lifted we will continue to offer our students the flexibility to study online or a combination of online and on campus for the rest of the Trimester.
We focus on innovation and creating smarter solutions for the future
You will have the choice of studying topics that are shaping our digital future such as Programming Languages, Distributed Computing, Computer Architectures, Algorithms and Operating Systems, Machine Learning, Intelligent Systems, Robotics, Programming for Web, Mobile and Embedded Applications, Scientific Computing, Visualisation and Big Data Mining, and Data Analytics.
With internationally recognised qualifications you will be able develop your career in Australia or overseas.
Study computer science at Griffith
The Computer Science program is Queensland's premiere degree for individuals focused on careers in the dynamic software development and software engineering sector. It is designed to prepare you to work on the cutting edge of technology, creating the future rather than just applying existing information technology solutions to business needs or building websites.
As a student, you will learn the fundamental principles underpinning computer science and gain practical problem solving and market relevant software development skills for many different platforms and applications. You will learn about computer hardware and computer architecture, at least five of widely used programming languages, software design and architecture, intelligent systems and machine learning, operating systems, distributed computing, data management and web and mobile technologies. You will be able to do one or both of the two available majors; Software Engineering and Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. In addition to this students will be able to take elective courses from the Bachelor of Information Technology.
In the final year of your degree, you will complete a practical project for industry or research placement providing first-hand experience of the knowledge, skills and attributes required to succeed in full-time employment.
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Computer Science
Jake has always enjoyed playing with electricity, computers and maths, and chose Griffith because the combination was a unique offering on the coast. 'The combination of my degrees is really fun. I'd definitely like to work with maths and sparks, most likely in some large-scale agricultural plant,' he says.
|Bachelor of Applied Information Technology||Logan
|Bachelor of Computer Science||Gold Coast
|Bachelor of Information Technology||Nathan
|Bachelor of Information Technology||Gold Coast
|Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)||Nathan
|Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)||Gold Coast
|Bachelor of Intelligent Digital Technologies||Gold Coast
|Master of Information Technology||Nathan
|Master of Information Technology||Gold Coast
Expand your qualifications and your career options with our range of double degrees. As a double degree graduate, you’ll have a special skill set that will help you stand out with future employers.
|Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice/Bachelor of Information Technology||Gold Coast
|Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Computer Science||Gold Coast
|Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Data Science||Gold Coast
|Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Business||Gold Coast
|Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Commerce||Gold Coast
|Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Data Science||Gold Coast
|Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Information Technology||Gold Coast
It is important to check the degree requirements including placement requirements, before you apply.
75% of the fastest growing occupations now require science, technology, engineering or math skills*
As a graduate, you'll be prepared for jobs such as a software developer, computer programmer, web and mobile applications developer, data scientist, software engineer, systems analyst, games developer, software systems architect and computer science researcher.
Membership is currently being sought for the Australian Computer Society. You may also be eligible for membership in international professional bodies such as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society and the Association for Computing Machinery.
* Office of Australia's Chief Scientist, September 2014.
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Monday 13 July — Saturday 17 October
Trimester 2: Teaching and exams
Includes study and exam period from Thursday 1 October to Saturday 10 October.
Saturday 18 July — Sunday 19 July
Tertiary Studies Expo (TSXPO) - CANCELLED
TSXPO is for anyone considering further study. Talk to our academic and professional staff about our degrees, flexible study options, admission pathways, how to apply, scholarships and support services. Entry is free.
Tuesday 21 July
Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo - CANCELLED
Visit the Griffith University stand at the Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo to talk to our expert advisers about your study goals, life at Griffith, online study options and more.
Monday 3 August
Townsville Careers Expo
Visit the Griffith University stand at the Townsville Careers Expo to talk to our expert advisers about your study goals, life at Griffith, online study options and more.
Sunday 9 August
On Open Day, you’ll find general information about all our degrees at each campus, as well as essential information about student support services, admissions, scholarships and postgraduate studies. It’s a great time to get to know our campuses, experience life at Griffith, explore your study options and find the information you need to make a decision about your future.
Monday 14 September — Thursday 17 September
Mature Student Open Evenings
No matter whether you’re returning to university after a few years off, starting study for the first time or looking for a postgraduate degree to further your career, we can help you find the right study path.
Monday 19 October — Friday 23 October
Trimester 3: Orientation
Get the right start and find out everything you need to know about starting at Griffith.