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: 061076G

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2021 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) 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:

- 5 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 please based on  reviously completed formal training and/or qualifications 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:

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

COSC2801 Programming Bootcamp 1 (12 credit points)

MATH2411 Mathematics for Computing 1 (12 credit points)

COSC2803 Programming Studio 1 (24 credit points)

 

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

COSC2802 Programming Bootcamp 2 (12 credit points)

MATH2412 Mathematics for Computing 2 (12 credit points)

COSC2804 Programming Studio 2 (24 credit points)

 

NOTE: these courses are scheduled to run during the Flexible Semester, courses may start and end at different times. Please consult the information below for when these courses will be running.

Flex-Term 1: Starts Monday, 01 March 2021 - Ends Friday, 09 April 2021

Release of Results: Friday, 16 April 2021

Offering Course:

COSC2801 Programming Bootcamp 1

 

Flex-term 2: Starts Monday, 19 April 2021 - Ends Friday, 25 June 2021

Release of Results: Monday, 12 July 2021

Offering Courses:

COSC2803 Programming Studio 1

MATH2411 Mathematics for Computing 1

 

Flex-term 3: Starts Monday, 19 July 2021 - Ends Friday, 20 August 2021

Release of Results: Friday, 26 August 2021

Offering Courses:

COSC2801 Programming Bootcamp 1 (mid-year entry students)

COSC2802 Programming Bootcamp 2

 

Flex term 4: Starts Monday, 06 September 2021 - Ends Friday, 12 November 2021

Release of Results: Monday, 29 November 2021

Offering Courses:

COSC2803 Programming Studio 1 (mid-year entry students)

MATH2411 Mathematics for Computing 1 (mid-year entry students)

COSC2804 Programming Studio 2

MATH2412 Mathematics for Computing 2

 

Mid-year entry and part-time students can seek enrolment advice by lodging a new RMIT Connect query.

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.

 

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 Campus2316
Software Engineering Fundamentals12YesISYS1118City Campus23952375
Advanced Programming Techniques12YesCOSC1076City Campus2337
Software Engineering: Process and Tools12YesCOSC2299City Campus2330
Algorithms and Analysis12YesCOSC2123City Campus23502328
Operating Systems Principles12YesCOSC1114City Campus2319
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.

 

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 Practice12YesCOSC1147City Campus23392322
Artificial Intelligence12YesCOSC1127City Campus2321
Cloud Computing12YesCOSC2626City Campus2367
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 112YesCOSC2408City Campus23622335
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.

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 Computing12YesCOSC1111City Campus2317
Database Systems12YesCOSC2406City Campus2360
Interactive 3D Graphics and Animation12YesCOSC1187City Campus2343
iPhone Software Engineering12YesCOSC2471City Campus3404
Machine Learning12YesCOSC2673City Campus2374
Rapid Application Development12YesCOSC2675City Campus2375
Real-Time Rendering and 3D Games Programming12YesCOSC1226City Campus2345
Secure Electronic Commerce12YesINTE1071City Campus2361
Software Testing12YesISYS1087City Campus2369
Database Applications12YesISYS1102City Campus2371
Further Web Programming12YesCOSC2758City Campus3403
Practical Data Science12YesCOSC2738City Campus23772354
Security Testing12YesINTE2547City Campus3408
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Online: Enquiries can be submitted via https://rmit.service-now.com/connect/

- Visit us: (To Be Confirmed - TBC) 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 BP094P21 Program: https://rmit.instructure.com/courses

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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

For more information about other RMIT University policies, please go to the Policies web site.

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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