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CURTIN UNIVERSITY, PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA - PROGRAMS

Perth, Western AustraliaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1966Established Year
  30904Enrollment

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Computing)

 3 years
 600 Credits
 full time
  English
 on campus

$ 22,080 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Curtin University offers BSc in Computing for a duration of 3 years.
  • This program is on-campus and offered on a full-time basis.
  • It is a major program that will prepare students for a successful career in the information and communications technology industry.
  • This course will equip students with high-level knowledge of computer systems and processes involved in software development and maintenance.
  • In 1st year, students will study the fundamental theoretical knowledge of computing and develop their C++, Java, Linux, and object-oriented programming skills.
  • In the 2nd year, students will have to choose a stream to study and the major steam of Computing program are:
    • Computer Science
    • Cyber Security
    • Information Technology
    • Software Engineering
  • In the final year, students have to take an industry-based project.
  • It covers all aspects of modern computing, commencing with fundamental programming and theoretical knowledge and followed by specialization in computer science, cybersecurity, or software engineering.
  • Student gets the opportunities to access leadership programs, specialist facilities, and industry placements give a competitive edge in the job market.
  • The department provides excellent pathways into industry or research to students after graduation. 
  • Curtin University is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide in Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019.
  • Job opportunities after BSc Computing are Computer Programmer, IT Professional, Software Engineer/Developer, etc.
  • The average salary goes up to 38,078 USD after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration3 years
Total Credits600
Fees$ 66,240 for 3 years or 600 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jul 23)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Urlhttps://study.curtin.edu.au/offering/course-ug-computing-major-bsc-science--mjru-compuv1/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students need to complete Australian Year 12 (VCE, HSC, QCE, WACE, SACE, TCE, NTCE, ACT) with a minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 70 or equivalent to be eligible for this program.
  • Students must hold a scaled mark of at least 50 in English, Literature, or English as an Additional Language or Dialect.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Students must have All India Senior School Certificates awarded by the Central Board of Secondary Education with an average of 70%.
  • Students must hold a Higher Secondary Certificate (HCS) with an average of 71%. 

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test to get admission into this program.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements or awards, publications, relevant work, or volunteer experience.
  • Academic Transcripts: Students have to provide full academic transcripts that contain student’s unit results.
  • Grading system: It is a system that is used to assess the educational performance of a student which is entirely based upon points and grades.
  • Award certificates: A document that is presented as a form of recognition for participation or achievement. 
  • Evidence of work and life experience: If students are applying for advanced standing based on their work and life experience should complete the form titled Supplement for Credit Transfer based on relevant Prior Professional and include the following supporting documents:
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Position description
    • Employment confirmation
  • Employment confirmation: A signed official letter or statement on company letterhead from student employer or organization confirming the dates and type of student employment.
  • Supplementary documents: Students may be required to provide additional information with the application, depending on which Curtin University course they choose.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency test scores like IELTS, TOEFL other recognized English test results.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jul 23


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 fees$22080$22080$22080

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 2,277

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #301/ 600

Computer Science and Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Destination Australia Scholarship $11,070 Yes 07 Jul, 2021
Australia Awards Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

An international student must obtain a Student Visa of Australia to 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 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

Australia is a great place to study and work as an international student. Students may choose to work while studying. This can be an option to earn extra spending money and get a taste of the local culture. Here are a few things to remember:

  • An international student obtains Student Visa to study and work in Australia.
  • The student visa allows students to work part-time for up to 40 hours per fortnight when their course is in session and unlimited hours during semester breaks.
  • Student visa holders have the opportunity to work full-time during the holidays.
  • They may get paid more on weekends, night shifts, and public holidays.
  • If students are a postgraduate research sector student visa holder and are studying a higher degree by research, then there is no limit on the number of hours they can work.
  • The wage depends on the type of work and age (Minimum wage is $18.93/hour).

Career and Placement after Course

The career opportunities for students are:

  • Computer Programmer
  • IT Professional
  • Software Engineer/Developer
  • Applications Development
  • Cybersecurity
  • Game Design and Development
  • IT Analysis
  • Software Development


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