About Bachelor Of Computer Science (wcoms1) in Charles Darwin University
Ever thought where we would be without computers?
Computers are essential in our lives; it is difficult to imagine our life without them.
As a computer scientist, you will be part of a continually evolving and diverse field developing new applications and systems to improve the modern world.
You will develop skills and knowledge in the technical principles and applications of computer science as well as strengthen your problem solving, decision making and communication skills making you a confident and competent candidate for your dream job.
This course recognizes the importance that employers place on people skills and management processes. Therefore, students will also learn to be problem solvers, decision makers, good communicators and team players. Career opportunities exist in the areas of computer scientist, web design and development, networking and application development.
The core units of this program provide students with the necessary computer science skills so that they are well prepared for work when graduated. The program stresses both the importance of theory and the application of theory into practice through projects and practical exercises. Progression into the Bachelor of Science (Honors) is available for suitable candidates or students can progress with a Master of Information Technology.
This course is reliant on on-line materials including electronic submission of assessment items. Students must have access to a reliable high-speed broadband connection and a scanner.
The minimum academic entry requirements for admissions to undergraduate degree is the completion of a qualification deemed equivalent to Australian Year 12 by the University's qualification assessment references. Applicants may also be required to satisfy specific course requirements such as a minimum overall grade score or prerequisite knowledge.
IELTS Academic Module - A minimum overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0; Australian Technology and Management College (ATMC) - Successful completion of English for Academic Purposes (EAP). Students will be required to sit an exit test on completion and achieve a score equivalent to IELTS overall 6.0; Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) - A minimum overall score of 169 with no skill below 169; Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency - A minimum overall grade of B2. Navitas Academic English - A minimum overall pass and 55% in Academic English 3;
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module - A minimum overall score of 50 with no score lower than 50;
TOEFL Internet based Test (iBT) - A minimum overall score of 60 and a minimum writing score of 21.
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Charles Darwin University Highlights
||Darwin, Northern Territory
|Number of campuses
||301 Million AUD
|Mode of program
||On campus/ Online/ Full time/ Part time
Charles Darwin University Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses
- The tuition charge for each course and living expenses are included in the cost of attendance for students at Charles Darwin University.
- The cost of living for a person studying in Australia on a student visa is estimated by the Department of Home Affairs to be 21,041 AUD.
For reference, the cost breakdown is shown below:
||Tuition Fee per year
||25,328 – 33,480 AUD
||28,104 - 34,680 AUD
|Undergraduate associate degree
||29,616 – 33,480 AUD
||26,968 – 29,616 AUD
|Graduate associate degree
||25,328 – 28,104 AUD
- For college students in Darwin and Sydney, the cost of living may be different. Below is an estimate for both places as a guide:
||Cost in Darwin (per week)
||Cost in Sydney (per week)
|Food and groceries
|Gas and electricity
|Phone and Internet
|Car (if owned by students)