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Study with Queensland’s #1 university for Computer Science

Combine the fundamental principles underpinning computer science with practical technology development skills in our premier technology degree, the Bachelor of Computer Science. You will learn how to create the future, equipped to work across many different platforms to solve complex problems with intelligent systems and software.

You’ll study intelligent systems, software development, data mining and data analytics and gain skills in communication, leadership, innovative thinking and ethical practice. What’s more, you will have the opportunity to develop entrepreneurial thinking through Griffith’s business accelerator space, giving you the skills needed to create your own start-up.

Subsidised postgraduate degrees

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Upskilling in high-demand areas has never been more achievable, with up to 80% discount on our subsidised postgraduate degrees. But hurry, subsidies are limited. Check if you’re eligible today.

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Study computer science at Griffith

Study with the best

Griffith is ranked #1 in Queensland and in the top 76 - 100 for Computer Science in the world by Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020. Our computer science degree is designed to prepare you to work on the cutting edge of technology to create the future.

Skills employers are looking for

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, programming languages, software design and architecture, intelligent systems and machine learning, operating systems, distributed computing, data management and web and mobile technologies.

Focus on hands on learning

Our Computer Science degree has a strong practical focus. 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.

Study your way

You can create your course timetable to fit in with your job or your travel plans, just ask us how. With the flexibility of studying part-time or full-time, and over two or three trimesters each year, you have choices.

Hear from Dr Hui Tan, School of Information and Communication Technology; Nicholas Van der Merwe, Bachelor of Computer Science student; and Joshua Russell, Bachelor of Computer Science graduate and Fulbright scholar.

Joshua Russell

Bachelor of Computer Science

Joshua embarked on a Fulbright Future Scholarship in 2020, allowing him to continue his artificial intelligence studies in the United States. The Bachelor of Computer Science graduate made the most of his time at Griffith: he was accepted into Student Academy of Excellence, started an artificial intelligence club, took part in several research projects and organised a trip to Tokyo Institute of Technology.

'Griffith facilitated my passion to learn and participate in extra-curricular activities, giving me opportunities well beyond my degree.'

Joshua Russell

More scholarships than ever before!

From 2024 Griffith will be offering over 1000 scholarships helping students to cover living and education expenses.

Scholarships are free to apply and offer support for academic achievement, relocation, First Peoples, sports achievement and others. One application form, all scholarships considered.

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Career outcomes

Jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are growing significantly faster than other occupations*

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.

* Department of Education, Skills and Employment, January 2020.

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