Computer Science

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Excellent Career Prospects For Technology Experts

The program explores the core of technological advancements, the what, when, who, why and most importantly – the how of Computer Science. Computers have changed our world, not only in a technological aspect but also a social one. Our Computer Science degree program takes you behind the scenes to the core of technological advancements, to teach you the what, when, who, why and most importantly – the how of Computer Science.

You will be equipped with basic training in all aspects of computer education, from hardware design to computer programming. Learn how to design, execute, test, update and maintain application software and systems as well as creating innovative programs for problem-solving in one holistic syllabus.

Major Fields of Study Include:

 Computer Science

The scientific and mathematical study of algorithms used in designing and building computers and their application to the development of actual computing systems.

 Computer Information Systems

Involves an overview of the design, development, and operation of electronic data storage and processing systems, including hardware and software.

 Computational Biology

Computational biology concerns the development and application of data-analytical and theoretical methods, mathematical modeling and computational simulation techniques to study biological, behavioral, and social systems.

 Cyber Security / Information Assurance

Cyber Security or Information Assurance is the study of risk and threat assessment on a computer system and data, development of prevention procedures and reaction to data and computer-related security breaches, computer system security plan documentation, configuration, testing and implementation of security software and/or technologies and provides protection and disaster recovery.

 Business Information Technology

This study prepares individuals to apply software theory and programming methods to the solutions to business data problems.

 Software Development/Programming

Involves the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, implementation, validation, and management of computers for mainframe and personal computers.

 Management Information Systems

The development and management of data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information.

 Multimedia Development/Systems

Prepares students with the technical, creative and business skills necessary to design, develop, market and manage digital media.

Requirements for a study in the field of a Computer Science -related degree, you will usually need a minimum HSC (GPA 3) or A Levels – 2 principal passes including Science and Mathematics.

Career Opportunities

There is a wide number of computer/IT related careers you can enter in this field, with the potential for employment spread across all career sectors.

 Computer Science

Computer Scientist, Systems Analyst, Network / Systems Administrator and more

 Computer Information Systems

Analyst / Programmer, Software Developer, Systems Programmer, Network / Technical Support, Data Communications & Network Engineer, Control & Industrial Systems Developer

 Business Information Technology

Business Analyst, Analyst Programmer, Consultant, Educator, Systems Analyst, Manager, Researcher, Database & Network Administrator

 Multimedia Development / Systems

Broadcast Production, Animation, Corporate Communications, Marketing, Telecommunications, Advertising, Animation, Media Research & Production, Development of Learning & Teaching Materials or Desktop Publishing

 Computational Biology

Pharmaceutical Companies, Scientific Software Companies, Biotechnology Companies, Health & Research Institutes, Medical Laboratories, Research & Testing Laboratories / Institutions

 Software Development / Programming

Software Engineer, Systems Project Manager, Systems Programmer, Systems Analyst, Software Developer, Systems Administrator, Consultant, Computer Systems Manager

 Management Information Systems

IT Analyst, IS Specialist, Applications Specialist, Web Solutions Specialist, Technical Consultant, Applications Consultant, IT/Management Consultant, Enterprise Systems Consultant, Solutions Architect/Applications Architect, IT Manager, MIS Manager, Project Manager or Data Analyst

 Cyber Security / Information Assurance

Corporate & Industrial Security, Law Enforcement, Government Intelligence Services, Banking & Finance, Information System Security, Network Security Manager, Network Security Analysts, Information Security Analyst or Software Engineering.