Computing Major

Bachelor of Design

The Computing major is designed for technically focused students who want to develop strong professional capabilities in programming and development of digital artifacts. You will develop strong technical skills in the areas of media computation, data manipulation and visualisation, interaction design, and usability.

The Computing major Handbook entry stipulates the complete requirements for the Computing major.

Always use the University Handbook as your primary course planning tool.

Commencing 2017

Semester 1 Intake (Specialist Maths 3+4)

Year 1
Semester 1

Media Computation

Calculus 2

Elective

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 2

Foundations of Algorithms

Linear Algebra

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

Design of Algorithms

Elements of Data Processing

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

Database Systems

Elective

Elective

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 1

Web Information Technologies

Computer Systems

Elective

Breadth/Elective

Year 3
Semester 2

Graphics and Computation

IT Project

Elective

Breadth/Elective

  Subject Leading to a Major   Major subject   Elective subject   Breadth subject

Note:

  • Mathematical knowledge equivalent to a study score of at least 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 is required to undertake this major.
  • This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.

Semester 1 Intake (Maths Methods 3+4)

Year 1
Semester 1

Media Computation

Calculus 1

Elective

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 2

Foundations of Algorithms

Calculus 2

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

Design of Algorithms

Elements of Data Processing

Linear Algebra

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

Database Systems

Elective

Elective

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 1

Web Information Technologies

Computer Systems

Elective

Breadth/Elective

Year 3
Semester 2

Graphics and Computation

IT Project

Elective

Breadth/Elective

  Subject Leading to a Major   Major subject   Elective subject   Breadth subject

Note:

  • Mathematical knowledge equivalent to a study score of at least 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 is required to undertake this major.
  • This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.

Double Majors, Minors and Specialisations

The Bachelor of Design offers unique flexibility with the option of completing majors, minors, double majors and specialisations.

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