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GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY - [GU], BRISBANE, QUEENSLAND - PROGRAMS

Brisbane, QueenslandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1971Established Year
  47260Enrollment

Bachelor of Computer Science [B.C.S]

 3 years
 240 Credits
 full time
  English
 on campus

$ 21,000 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • Griffith University offers a Bachelor of Computer Science for a duration of 3 years (3 trimesters).
  • Computer Science is a course-based program offered on a full-time basis.
  • The Bachelor of Computer Science is offered through classroom teaching at the Gold Coast campus.
  • This major program consists of 240 credits of core units.
  • Through this program, students will learn the fundamental principles underpinning computer science and learn practical software technology development skills for many different platforms and applications.
  • In this program, students will have the choice of studying topics such as:
    • Programming Languages 
    • Distributed Computing
    • Computer Architectures 
    • Algorithms and Operating Systems
    • Machine Learning
    • Intelligent Systems
    • Robotics
    • Mobile and Embedded Applications
    • Visualization, Big Data Mining, and Analytics, and etc.
  • The faculty-student ratio for this program is 1:14.
  • Students must complete a 20-credit point Work Integrated Learning course in their third year as either 10 credit points + 10 credit points over two trimesters or 20 credit points in one trimester.
  • This Work Integrated Learning course can be taken as either an Industry Affiliates Program (IAP) or a team-based Industry Project. 
  • In the last year of studies, students will complete a practical project for industry or research placement providing first-hand experience of the knowledge, skills, and attributes required to succeed in full-time employment.
  • The Bachelor of Computer Science is conditionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society.
  • The average salary goes up to 43,640 USD after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration3 years
Total Credits240
Fees$ 63,000 for 3 years or 240 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Trimester 1 (Deadline - Jan 31)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Urlhttps://degrees.griffith.edu.au/Program/1534/Overview/International?SearchHash=Gb0DhkdDJc2LDubBVU...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Standard academic entry to undergraduate degrees requires completion of secondary school comparable to Australian Year 12 or equivalent academic achievement.
  • Specific prerequisites or requirements of the submission of portfolios, medical checks, or professional work experience.
  • Students must clear the required cutoff of IELTS(6.5) or TOEFL(79) and PTE(58) to get admission into this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • An overall grade average of 65% in the best 4 academic subjects.
  • CBSE: The student must have all India Senior School Certificate awarded by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). A total of the best four externally examined subjects are considered.
  • Indian School Certificate: The student must have an Indian School Certificate awarded by the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). The required score is the average of the best four subjects, including English.
  • Indian HSSC: The student must have an average of the best five academic subjects in the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal. The requirement is higher for other states.

Language Requirements:

  • International students from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL or any equivalent test.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • College Transcripts: The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the previous academic qualifications.
  • Financial Documentation: The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Award certificates: A document that is presented as a form of recognition for participation or achievement. 
  • Letter of Recommendation: This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of purpose: This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Tests Score statement: IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or other English proficiency testing results.
  • Supplementary documents: Students may be required to provide additional information with the application, depending on which Griffith University course student chooses.


Application Deadline

Trimester 1
Jan 31

Trimester 2
Jun 18


Scores Required

79 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

58 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3
Tuition fee210002100021000

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Living expenses$ 14,518

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #76/ 500

Computer Science and Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Griffith Remarkable Scholarship Variable Yes 17 Apr, 2020
Griffith University Bachelor of Computer Science Program Scholarship $1,994 Yes 24 Jan, 2021
Griffith University Family Scholarship $661 Yes 31 Jan, 2021
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Destination Australia Scholarship $11,070 Yes 07 Jul, 2021
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Australia Awards Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

An international student must obtain a Student VISA for study and work in Australia for a period longer than 6 months. There are different types of visa such as:

  • Student Visa: The student visa is a temporary visa that allows students to come to Australia for a specified period to study at an Australian educational institution.
  • Visitor Visa: After completing the course, students may need to apply for a Visitor (Tourist) Visa to attend the graduation ceremony or stay to have a holiday.
  • Relative’s Visitor Visa: If student's relatives wish to attend the graduation ceremony and require a letter to assist with their Visitor Visa application, they can order an official Graduation letter.
  • Temporary Graduate Visa: The Temporary Graduate Visa allows graduates to work in Australia temporarily after they finish their studies. It has two streams: the Graduate Work stream and the Post-Study Workstream.
  • Applying For permanent Residency: International students who wish to remain in Australia permanently need to apply for Permanent Residency (PR). 
  • If students are under 18 years of age, they must have approved accommodation and welfare arrangements in place before a visa can be issued.
  • Students will need the following documentation when applying for a Student VISA:
    • A copy of the offer letter
    • Valid Passport
    • A copy of electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
    • The visa application payment specified on the Department of Home Affairs website.

Work Study

  • Australian students' visa allows international students to work part-time while pursuing their full-time degree courses.
  • A student visa of Australia under subclass 500 allows the student to work for up to 40 hours every fortnight during the academic session.
  • Students can work for unlimited hours during holidays or scheduled breaks with an Australian student visa.
  • To ensure working while studying in Australia, a student must pursue a minimum 2-year degree course from an Australian university.
  • The international students working in Australia have the same basic rights in their workplace as other Australian workers have.
  • The student can start working while studying in Australia, once have started their course of study.
  • Having a minimum lawful pay rate is mandatory.
  • The minimum wages in Australia are generally calculated on an hourly or weekly basis.
  • As per an announcement made by the FWC (Fair Work Commission), the national minimum wage for employees in Australia has been increases by 3.5%. The new pay rate has been set at 13.07 USD per hour.

Career and Placement after Course

Followings are the career/Job opportunities after this program:

  • Software developer
  • Computer programmer
  • Web and mobile applications developer
  • Data scientist 
  • Systems analyst
  • Computer games programmer 
  • Software systems architect and computer scientist


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