BP094 - Bachelor of Computer Science

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RMIT program code: BP094
Plan name: Bachelor of Computer Science
Plan code: BP094P21
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 103230G

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2022 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following: All courses listed may not be available each semester

   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) 12 credit point courses equivalent each semester.

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

- 15 core courses

- A capstone project course (COSC2408)

- 4 Computer Science Option courses

- 2 University elective courses (you may choose additional Computer Science Option courses in place of University elective courses).

 

NEW STUDENTS:

Induction and Orientation Essentials

Before starting your courses in your program, we strongly advise you to complete following induction modules:

- Academic Integrity Micro-credential (https://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/levels-of-study/short-courses/academic-integrity-awareness)

- Unix Induction Module (accessible from Program Canvas Modules -- https://rmit.instructure.com/courses)

These skills are essential.

 

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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 based on  previously completed formal training and/or qualifications please submit the Credit transfer (higher education and vocational education) and RPL (higher education) 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 RPL assessment form with the Credit transfer and higher education recognition of prior learning application form.

You can find all the relevant Credit Transfer/RPL forms on:

https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/enrolment/apply-for-credit

Lodge the relevant Credit Transfer/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 Enrolment Program Structure (EPS) can result in delay of graduation and/or need to take additional courses.

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Year One of Program

Please follow the structure below when enrolling into your year one courses:

These courses are found in the UGRD Flexible Term 2022, not in UGRD semesters 1 or 2.

The start dates and census dates of these year one courses vary. You must be aware of the census date for each course. 

If you wish to apply for a leave of absence it is recommended that you contact the STEM College for assistance.

Stage A: Please complete the following Three (3) Courses:

  • COSC2801 Programming Bootcamp 1 (12 credit points)
    Start: 28 February. Census date: 7 March
     
  • MATH2411 Mathematics for Computing 1 (12 credit points)
    Start: 11 April. Census date: 26 April
     
  • COSC2803 Programming Studio 1 (24 credit points)
    Start: 11 April. Census date: 26 April

Stage B: Please complete the following Three (3) Courses:

  • COSC2802 Programming Bootcamp 2 (12 credit points)
    Start: 18 July. Census date: 25 July
     
  • MATH2412 Mathematics for Computing 2 (12 credit points)
    Start: 5 September. Census date: 19 September
     
  • COSC2804 Programming Studio 2 (24 credit points)
    Start: 5 September. Census date: 19 September

 

2022 Midyear Commencing Students  

Please enrol into the following courses: 

  • COSC2801 Programming Bootcamp 1
    Start: 18 July. Census date: 25 July
     
  • COSC2803 Programming Studio 1
    Start: 5 September. Census date: 19 September
     
  • MATH2412 Mathematics for Computing 2
    Start: 5 September. Census date: 19 September

Midyear entry and part-time students can seek further enrolment advice if required by lodging a new RMIT Connect query. The recommended sequence for midyear entry students is also available in the program Canvas shell.

Stage A: Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
AND

Stage B: Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
 
AND

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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

 

Mid-year entry and part-time students can seek enrolment advice by lodging a new RMIT Connect query. The recommended sequence for mid year entry students is also available in the program Canvas shell.

 

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 Theory 12 Yes COSC1107 City Campus 1083
Software Engineering Fundamentals 12 Yes ISYS1118 City Campus 1158 1117
Advanced Programming Techniques 12 Yes COSC1076 City Campus 1097
Software Engineering: Process and Tools 12 Yes COSC2299 City Campus 1127
Algorithms and Analysis 12 Yes COSC2123 City Campus 1247 1114
Operating Systems Principles 12 Yes COSC1114 City Campus 1090
AND

Select and Complete Twenty Four (24) Credit Points of Courses from the 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

 

Mid-year entry and part-time students can seek enrolment advice by lodging a new RMIT Connect query. The recommended sequence for mid year entry students is also available in the program Canvas shell.

 

If you choose to do Computer Science Option courses instead of general University Elective courses, 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 Practice 12 COSC1147 City Campus 1149 1129
Artificial Intelligence 12 Yes COSC1127 City Campus 1097
Cloud Computing 12 Yes COSC2626 City Campus 1109
AND

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

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Programming Project 1 12 Yes COSC2408 City Campus 1248 1147
AND

Select and Complete Twenty Four (24) Credit Points of Courses from the 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 occasionally 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.

 

The following courses are also available for enrolment:

COSC2815 Advanced programming in Python
COSC2527 Games and AI Techniques

List of Computer Science Option Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Data Communication and Net-Centric Computing 12 Yes COSC1111 City Campus 1086
Database Systems 12 Yes COSC2406 City Campus 1249
Interactive 3D Graphics and Animation 12 Yes COSC1187 City Campus 1178
Machine Learning 12 Yes COSC2673 City Campus 1183
Programming Autonomous Robots 12 Yes COSC2814 City Campus 1099
Programming Internet of Things 12 Yes COSC2674 City Campus 1180
Secure Electronic Commerce 12 Yes INTE1071 City Campus 1102
Software Testing 12 Yes ISYS1087 City Campus 1104
Database Applications 12 Yes ISYS1102 City Campus 1110
Further Web Programming 12 Yes COSC2758 City Campus 1212
Practical Data Science 12 COSC2738 City Campus 1254 1198
Security Testing 12 Yes INTE2547 City Campus 1214
 

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

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