BP094 - Bachelor of Computer Science

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RMIT program code: BP094
Plan name: Bachelor of Computer Science
Plan code: BP094GEN8
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 061076G

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2020 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 
AND  Computer Science Options:
 

- A recommended full-time study load is 48 credit points or Four (4) courses equivalent each semester.

- Total number of credit points needed to complete this bachelor degree is 288 credit points or 24 courses equivalent.  This consists of:

  • 17 core courses
  • A capstone project course (COSC2408)
  • 4 Computer Science Option Courses
  • 2 University electives (you may choose additional Computer Science Option courses in place of University electives).

 

NEW STUDENTS:

Induction and Orientation Essentials

Before starting your courses in your program, you are strongly advised to complete the Academic Integrity module and the Lab/Unix Induction program. These skills are essential.

 

CONTINUING STUDENTS (including students returning from leave of absence or deferral):

Retained Credit -- All credit points successfully completed in accordance with the previous program structure will count towards completion of this updated program plan.

For detailed transition plans, please visit BP094 Program Canvas Shell at: https://rmit.instructure.com/courses/45998

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Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

At RMIT you can apply for credit so your previous learning or experience counts toward your RMIT program.

*If you are eligible for credit transfer or advanced standing please based on previously completed formal training and/or qualifications submit the Credit transfer and higher education recognition of prior learning application form.
*If you are seeking to claim RPL based on skills and knowledge acquired through courses provided by professional bodies, work, and other forms of practical and life experience (as well as previous formal study that is more than 10 years old) then you are required to submit the Higher Education application for recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment document with the Credit transfer and higher education recognition of prior learning application form.

Lodge the relevant credit/RPL form(s) on the RMIT Connect Student Portal as soon as possible along with all your supporting documents, e.g. transcript, resume, reference letters etc. to ensure you can enrol the correct courses for the semester. On the successful outcome of your application, a customised study plan will be issued to you which you must follow.

Note: Non-compliance to the Enroment Program Structure (EPS) can result in delay of graduation and/or need to take additional courses.

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Year One of Program

As not all courses run every semester, the following is the recommended sequence of courses for regular full-time students commencing in first semester:

Semester 1

  • COSC2627 Discrete Structures in Computing
  • COSC2473 Introduction to Computer Systems 
  • COSC1284 Programming Techniques
  • COSC2628 User-centred Design

Semester 2:

  • ISYS1057 Database Concepts
  • MATH2350 Introduction to Data Analytics
  • COSC2536 Security in Computing and Information Technology
  • COSC2391 Further Programming

 

If you started the program midyear, please refer to the Study Plan section of the BP094 Program Canvas Shell for recommended sequence.

Please ensure that you have met necessary prerequisites by checking course guides - click YES in the Preqs/Coreqs column.

Complete the following Eight (8) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Discrete Structures in Computing12YesCOSC2627City Campus3334
Introduction to Computer Systems12YesCOSC2473City Campus33363319
Programming Techniques12COSC1284City Campus32423214
User-centred Design12COSC2628City Campus33333314
Security in Computing and Information Technology12COSC2536City Campus33393323
Further Programming12YesCOSC2391City Campus33073292
Database Concepts12YesISYS1057City Campus32523219
Introduction to Analytics12MATH2350City Campus3118
 
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Year Two of Program

As not all courses run every semester, the following is the recommended sequence of courses for full-time students (without any advanced standing).

Semester 1

  • ISYS1118 Software Engineering Fundamentals
  • COSC1076 Advanced Programming Techniques
  • COSC2123 Algorithms and Analysis
  • One (1) Computer Science Option Course

Semester 2:

  • COSC2299 Software Engineering: Process and Tools
  • COSC1107 Computing Theory
  • COSC1114 Operating System Principles
  • One (1) Computer Science Option Course

 

If you started the program midyear, please refer to the Study Plan section of the BP094 Program Canvas Shell for recommended sequence.

Please ensure that you have met necessary prerequisites by checking course guides - click YES in the Preqs/Coreqs column. 

Complete the following Six (6) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Computing Theory12YesCOSC1107City Campus3185
Software Engineering Fundamentals12YesISYS1118City Campus32233196
Advanced Programming Techniques12YesCOSC1076City Campus32083167
Software Engineering: Process and Tools12YesCOSC2299City Campus3268
Algorithms and Analysis12YesCOSC2123City Campus32673252
Operating Systems Principles12YesCOSC1114City Campus3195
AND

Select and Complete Two (2) Course from Computer Science Options. Please refer to the list of Computer Science Options at the end of this program structure:

 
AND

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Year Three of Program

As not all courses run every semester, the following is the recommended sequence of courses for full-time students (without any advanced standing) commencing in first semester:

Semester 1:

  • COSC2626 Cloud Computing
  • COSC1147 Professional Computing Practice
  • One (1) Computer Science Option Course
  • One (1) University elective

 

Semester 2:

  • COSC1127 Artificial Intelligence
  • COSC2408 Programming Project 1
  • One (1) Computer Science Option Course
  • One (1) University elective

 

If you started the program midyear, please refer to the Study Plan section of the BP094 Program Canvas Shell for recommended sequence.

If you choose to do Computer Science Option courses instead of general University electives, please select from the courses listed in Computer Science Options. 

Please ensure that you have met necessary prerequisites by checking course guides - click YES in the Preqs/Coreqs column.

Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Professional Computing Practice12YesCOSC1147City Campus32303203
Artificial Intelligence12YesCOSC1127City Campus3336
Cloud Computing12YesCOSC2626City Campus3335
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from Capstone Project Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Programming Project 112YesCOSC2408City Campus33143295
AND

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from Computer Science Options. Please refer to the list of Computer Science Options at the end of this program structure:

AND

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from any:

University Elective
 
AND

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Computer Science Options:

You should note that some Computer Science Option courses are occassionally offered during summer (January-February). The choice of such courses are likely to change from year to year.

You are also able to apply to undertake some of these courses (provided these fit in with an individual study plan) at one of RMIT's recognised international partner universities. This is arranged through the offices of global.experience@rmit.edu.au with the approval of the Program Manager.

Please ensure that you have met necessary prerequisites by checking course guides - click YES in the Preqs/Coreqs column.

List of Computer Science Option Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Agent-Oriented Programming and Design12YesCOSC1204City Campus3208
Data Communication and Net-Centric Computing12YesCOSC1111City Campus3188
Database Systems12YesCOSC2406City Campus3310
Peer-to-Peer Networks12YesCOSC1235City Campus3212
Interactive 3D Graphics and Animation12YesCOSC1187City Campus3237
iPhone Software Engineering12YesCOSC2471City Campus3313
Machine Learning12YesCOSC2673City Campus3312
Programming Internet of Things12YesCOSC2674City Campus3308
Rapid Application Development12YesCOSC2675City Campus3345
Real-Time Rendering and 3D Games Programming12YesCOSC1226City Campus3210
Secure Electronic Commerce12YesINTE1071City Campus3234
Software Testing12YesISYS1087City Campus3204
Unix Systems Administration and Programming (Linux)12YesCOSC1133City Campus3199
Web3D and Graphics Technologies12YesINTE1113City Campus3257
Further Web Programming12YesCOSC2758City Campus3488
Practical Data Science12YesCOSC2738City Campus3298
Security Testing12INTE2547City Campus3742
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Contact the College of Science, Engineering and Health (SEH) Academic Services Centre - Melbourne City Campus

 

  • Online: Enquiries can be submitted via https://rmit.service-now.com/connect/
  • Visit us: Building 10, Level 9, Room 1, 124 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Call us: (+61 3) 9925 5000 - (Select option "3" for Higher Education and then select option "4" for Science, Engineering and Health)

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Canvas Shell for BP094 Program: https://rmit.instructure.com/courses/45998

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Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

Material fees

Some courses and programs have material fees (fees for field trips, goods or services) associated with them. In most cases these charges are not compulsory, but are levied by the teaching school for materials they purchase on your behalf for use in your studies. Go to the Material Fees web page to check the material fees for your program and courses.

Enrolment

For more information about enrolment at RMIT University, please go to the Enrolment home page.

*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

Policies

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Student Electives

University Electives are available to Undergraduate students, and in selected Postgraduate programs.

Information about University Elective courses at RMIT is available on the University Electives web site.

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