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Sydney, New South WalesLOCATION
Estd 1989Established Year

Bachelor of Computer Science [B.C.S]

 3 years
 full time
 on campus

$ 21,279 

1st Year

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Program Description

  • The Bachelor of Computer Science at Western Sydney University is a 3-year program.
  • This degree with distinct majors that allow the student to specialize in different applications of computer science and computer systems.
  • The majors available in this program are:
    • Systems Programming
    • Network Security
    • Cyber Security
    • Artificial Intelligence
  • The System Programming major aims to develop graduates with sound skills in the discipline of programming.
  • The focus is on programming at the level of system calls to the underlying operating system and many of the units use the industry-standard language for systems programming, namely C/C++, as the vehicle of instruction.
  • The Network Security major aims to develop graduates with sound skills in the discipline of networked computer systems.
  • The Cyber Security major aims to develop graduates with sound skills in the discipline of information systems security.
  • The Artificial Intelligence major aims to introduce students to the foundations of Artificial Intelligence (AI) as well as its modern practical applications.
  • The student to faculty ratio is  8:1 which bridges the gap between faculty and students.
  • The job roles for the students in this program are:
    • Systems analyst
    • Business analyst
    • Product manager
    • Network architect
    • Software engineer.., etc
  • The average salary after getting placed is 55,000 AUD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration3 years
Fees$ 63,837 for 3 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Spring (Deadline - Jan 31)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
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Eligibility & Entry Requirement

International Students Eligibility:

  • Successful completion of the Global Assessment Certificate with a GPA of 2.3. or
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • State Boards  Successful completion of Higher Secondary Certificate with a pass of 70% in the best 4 core subjects.
  • CBSE – Successful completion of AISCE (CBSE) with an overall GPA of 60% in best 4 core subjects.
  • ISC – Successful completion of ISCE with an overall GPA of 60% in best 4 core subjects.

Language Requirments:

  • The students whose official language is not English are required to submit the TOEFL or IELTS exam scores.
  • The English language proficiency test must be no more than two years old at the time of your commencement at Western Sydney University.

Language Requirement Exemption:

  • If the student’s first language is English or if the student can provide satisfactory evidence that English was the medium of instruction in their secondary or tertiary studies they may be considered as meeting the requirement of proficiency in English and they are exempted from submitting the scores.

Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • Statement of marks - The marks statement provided by the education board.
  • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • 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.
  • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of your experience and skills.
  • Respective Certificate of the recent qualification.
  • IELTSorTOEFLscores are to be submitted.

Application Deadline

Jan 31

Sep 30

May 31

Scores Required

82 / 120

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6.5 / 9

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58 / 90

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Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3
Tuition fee$21279$21279$21279

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing and food$ 11,000


Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #301/ 500

Computer Science and Engineering [ International ]

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
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
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
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VISA & Work Study


  • Before the student comes to study in Australia, the student must obtain a student visa from the Department of Home Affairs (DOHA).
  • Student visas can only be granted for courses that are registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions for Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).
  • The student may not require a student visa to study in Australia if the student holds another visa (other temporary visas) that allows the student to enter and stay in Australia with no restrictions on the study.
  • The student must be 6 years or older.
  • The student can stay for the duration of the course.
  • The student must be enrolled in a full-time course at a recognized educational institution.
  • If the student needs to provide evidence of their English language skill, they must provide evidence that they:

    • Have obtained a certain test score in an English language test that the Department has approved.or
    • Showing the proof that the student is from a country where English is an official language.
  • The student must be of good character to visit or live in Australia. This means the student must pass the character test, and remain of good character.
  • If the student is applying for a student visa and is under 18 years of age, then the student must have adequate welfare arrangements in place while the student is in Australia.
  • The student might have to have health examinations to prove you meet the health requirement.
  • The results of your examinations will be assessed by a Medical Officer of the Commonwealth (MOC).

Work Study

  • The student can only work up to 40 hours in a fortnight. A fortnight means a period of 14 days starting on a Monday.
  • If the student is a member of the family unit of a primary student visa holder, the student must not work in Australia until they have started their course.
  • If the student holds a subclass 500 visa or subclass 574 (Postgraduate Research) visa then the student can work unrestricted hours if:
    • The student is studying masters by research or a doctorate degree and has started the course, or
    • the work is a registered part of the course.

Career and Placement after Course

The jobs available after graduation are:

  • Data scientist
  • Software tester
  • Web developer
  • Systems analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Product manager
  • Network architect
  • Software engineer.., etc.

The average salary after getting placed is 55,000 AUD.

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