Units of study information for this degree
The Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology is undertaken full-time over three years. Students enrol in junior units of study with a maximum 48 credit points during first year. A typical unit of study has a value of 6 credit points. All students enrol in one of two streams: information systems or computer science. From first to third year students will complete core units of study as required by their stream with some electives available each year.
What is a major?
All students in the Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology will enrol in one of two streams: information systems or computer science. Each stream contains core units specific to that stream and recommend electives within that stream.
The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies will monitor students for satisfactory progress towards the completion of the Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology. In addition to the common triggers used to identify students not meeting academic progression requirements (as defined by the progression requirements of the coursework rule), students must pass any unit of study identified in the course resolutions as being critical to progression through the course.
What is an elective?
An elective is a unit of study within a degree, usually an option within a course. Electives allow more detailed study of a particular subject.
Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology electives are often recommended within the stream undertaken as they are directly related to, or build a more comprehensive understanding of content taught in, core units of study within that stream.
The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies offers a one-year international exchange program.
The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies enjoys strong professional and research links with Australian and global industry, affording unparalleled opportunities for Sydney IT graduates. The Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology will produce graduates who are IT specialists and possess an excellent combination of knowledge and practical, hands-on expertise to influence and reinforce an organisation’s technology infrastructure and to support the people who use it. They will often be responsible for selecting and deploying software products appropriate for an organisation. They may also be involved in creating and managing business applications, web sites, systems and the IT environment in all types of industries.
The Graduate School of Engineering and IT provides a link between postgraduate students in the different engineering disciplines, and offers a welcoming and supportive environment in which to undertake challenging coursework programs and research. The faculty's postgraduate coursework and research are focused on industrial applications supported by strong fundamental research programs run by internationally recognised academics.See also: