The prevalence of digital devices, the ongoing threat of cybercrime and digital espionage present us with new challenges that mean software developers and computer scientists need to have a deeper understanding of the online environment than ever before. 

Being able to design, analyse and implement software systems in large organisations requires a careful combination of traditional IT skills and modern design thinking. That’s exactly what we offer in our computer science and programming courses.

Delve into a range of complex topics as you learn computer science such as algorithms, computer systems, cybersecurity, data science, games development, network design and software development. 

Software and IT form part of the fabric of modern society. You’ll finish your computer science degree with the skills to play a critical part in it. Browse our courses to find detailed course information, application dates, entry requirements, fees, subjects, ATAR calculator and more. 

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The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

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    Swinburne guarantees real industry experience in all our bachelor degrees in the form of placements, internships or industry-linked projects. Find out more about Swinburne's Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs.