BP094 - Bachelor of Computer Science

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Plan: BP094TAY8 - Bachelor of Computer Science
Campus: Taylors College KL

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Bachelor of Computer Science
Award abbreviation: BCompSc
Total credit points: 288
Career: UGRD
Duration: Six Semesters full time
Location: Taylor's College Campus, Malaysia
Owning school: Science (171H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/academic-schools/science/
ASCED code: 020100
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

This program develops a skill set that spans from theoretical and algorithmic foundations to cutting-edge developments in computing. As a graduate of this program, you will be knowledgeable and creative; have excellent programming skills; be capable of designing, implementing and maintaining complex software systems; and be able to readily adapt to new advances in the rapidly changing IT environment and/or continue towards a research degree.

This program provides an extensive treatment of systems infrastructure, software methods and technologies, and application technologies from a more theoretical aspect. In addition, as computer scientists are expected to have some understanding of all aspects of computing, some treatment of computer hardware and organisational issues will also be provided. This program concentrates on developing capabilities in theory, principles, and innovation of these topics.

This program aims to help you develop the IT industry knowledge and skills that are essential to be employed as a competent software developer, with potential to move into a leadership role. You will move from theory to the practice of coding solutions, to the widest range of real-world problems using the latest software development skill sets.

One of the options in this program is a capstone programming project in the final (third) year of the program. This 24 credit point project usually runs over two semesters and provides you experience under supervision in the development lifecycle of a substantial piece of software - integrating practice and theory.

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Articulation and pathways

Transfers between BP162 and BP094

Transfers between programs are subject to selection criteria and may be referred to an RMIT Melbourne selection officer for a final decision.

Transfer from BP162 to BP094

You must demonstrate good achievement, with no fails in CSIT courses: minimum 2.5 CGPA with good marks in programming and mathematics courses.

Transfer from BP094 to BP162

Your record may include a few fails but your other results must indicate that you should be able to complete BP162. If you are facing exclusion from BP094, your request to transfer to BP162 may be refused.

The following tables indicate how this program articulates with other programs (TAFE, Higher Education – undergraduate and postgraduate) at RMIT Melbourne, highlighting educational pathways, and indicates to students with existing qualifications the extent of exemptions.

Inward Pathways Program Outward Pathways
C6068 - Advanced Diploma in Computer Science

AD006 – Associate Degree in Information Technology

Other Articulants (Malaysia and International)
TOBachelor of Computer ScienceTOMC061 – Master of Applied Science (Information Technology)

BH013 – Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours)

Careers in Industry

 

Source ProgramOwning SchoolCredit towards this program Academic Requirement for EntryTerms of entry (guaranteed place, merit, etc)
  CoursesTime  
C6068 - Advanced Diploma of Computer ScienceSchool of Life and Physical Sciences- Programming 1
- Programming 2
- Computer Organisation
- Mathematics for Computing
- Data Communication and Net-centric Computing
- Database Concepts
- Two Student Electives
1 year (96 credit points)Must obtain a CGPA of 3.0 (Distinction Average) or above.Merit
AD006 – Associate Degree in Information TechnologySchool of Life and Physical Sciences- Programming 1
- Programming 2
- Computer Organisation
- Mathematics for Computing
- Programming Techniques
- Software Engineering Fundamentals
- Data Communication and Net-centric Computing
- Database Concepts
- CCNA Intro
- CCNA ICND
- Two Student Electives
1.5 Years (144 credit points)Must obtain a CGPA of 3.0 (Distinction Average) or above.Merit

 

Destination ProgramOwning SchoolCredit from this program towards destination programTerms of entry (guarnateed place, merit, etc)
CoursesTime
MC060 - Master of Computer ScienceSchool of Computer Science & ITNo exemptions0Merit
MC061 – Master of Information TechnologySchool of Computer Science & ITNo exemptions0Merit
School of Computer Science & ITNo exemptions0Merit

 

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Entrance requirements

You require English IELTS language test score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 or equivalent, such as TOEFL (Paper based) = 580+ (TWE 4.5+), or TOEFL (Computer based) = 237+ (TWE 4.5+) or REW English for Academic Purposes Advanced 1&2. Also a unit of mathematics equivalent to year 12 VCE standard Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics.

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External accreditation and industry links

This program is accredited at professional level by the Australian Computer Society, which accredits Information and Communication Technology related programs that are offered by Australian universities, both onshore and offshore.

The School has a very strong Industry Advisory Committee that is the main link to industry. Membership includes staff from major IT companies with global and local presence.  The Committee meets quarterly and provides feedback on the currency of our programs, the changing needs of Industry and has input into the design of new programs.

Professional Associations: The Australian Computer Society has strong ties to the School with a senior member on our Industry Advisory Committee.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

As a student enrolled in an RMIT University program you may access many of the extensive collections of electronic resources and services provided from the RMIT University Library in Melbourne. Resources include e-books, electronic journals and newspapers and product data. Library subject guides and web based tutorials will support your learning. Electronic resources and the online Ask a Librarian reference service are accessible on and off campus 24 hours per day.  

For more information on Library resources and services from Melbourne go to http://www.rmit.edu.au/library

Online learning tools and content:
For students studying outside Australia with RMIT partner institutions, myRMIT provides online learning materials: www.rmit.edu.au/myrmitstudies

Taylor’s College provides:

  • Adequate library resources including specified textbooks and references listed in course guides;
  • Functional Internet facilities to enable access to RMIT and other online reference resources;
  • Appropriate teaching and learning facilities, including hardware and software facilities specified for the courses, of a quality comparable to those available to students at RMIT Melbourne.

 

 

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