Bachelor of Computer Science/ Bachelor of Applied Innovation

Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

BB-CSAIN Double degree Hawthorn Send me a link to this course

Computers are central to the way we live. And innovation is the driving force behind using them in better ways, to the advantage of all.

With the unique Bachelor of Computer Science/Bachelor of Applied Innovation double degree, your knowledge and skills – and career prospects – will benefit from the best of both worlds.

Develop expertise in software development and computer science. Learn about contemporary approaches to the analysis, design and implementation of large-scale systems. Gain a sound understanding of the evolution of hardware and operating systems, and explore advanced options such as artificial intelligence, computer networks, enterprise systems and programming languages.

Directly apply your human-centred design and innovation learning in the Bachelor of Applied Innovation to enhance your knowledge of the human factors in computer-based systems. Learn to make decisions of impact, based on analytical and strategic thinking, creativity and ideation, and respect for future generations. Working in collaborative, interdisciplinary groups, you’ll be challenged and inspired to harness the power of innovation to solve complex challenges of today and emerging opportunities of tomorrow.

Practical hands-on experiential learning is part of every degree, from professional placements and internships to working in teams on industry-based projects.

The Bachelor of Computer Science is accredited with the Australian Computer Society and opens the door to careers in medium- and large-scale system development in areas such as defence, aerospace, medicine, banking and manufacturing. The door opens further as an innovation specialist in roles such as innovation analyst, strategic designer, human-centred researcher, product manager, and innovation manager.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 27 February 2023
  • Semester 2 - 31 July 2023

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4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400212551 (CSP)
  • 3400212553 (IFP)