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Computer Science

This page was first published on 21 November 2022 and was last amended on 12 January 2023.
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Unit of study table (Table A)

Computer Science major

A major in Computer Science requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 18 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 3000-level core units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level interdisciplinary project units according to the following rules:
(a) for students in the Bachelor of Advanced Computing or Bachelor of Computing, they must complete the COMP coded interdisciplinary project units
(b) all other students may complete either the COMP or SCPU coded units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level selective units

Computer Science minor

A minor in Computer Science requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 18 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 3000-level selective units

 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

1000-level units of study

Core
INFO1110
Introduction to Programming
6 N INFO1910 or INFO1103 or INFO1903 or INFO1105 or INFO1905 or ENGG1810
INFO1910
Introduction to Programming (Advanced)
6 A ATAR sufficient to enter Dalyell program, or passing an online programming knowledge test, which will be administered during the O-week prior to the commencement of the semester
N INFO1110 OR INFO1103 OR INFO1903 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905
INFO1113
Object-Oriented Programming
6 P INFO1110 OR INFO1910 OR ENGG1810
N INFO1103 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905

2000-level units of study

Core
COMP2123
Data Structures and Algorithms
6 P INFO1110 OR INFO1910 OR INFO1113 OR DATA1002 OR DATA1902 OR ENGG1810 OR INFO1103 OR INFO1903
N INFO1105 OR INFO1905 OR COMP2823
COMP2823
Data Structures and Algorithms (Adv)
6 P Distinction level results in (INFO1110 OR INFO1910 OR INFO1113 OR DATA1002 OR DATA1902 OR ENGG1810 OR INFO1103 OR INFO1903)
N INFO1105 OR INFO1905 OR COMP2123
COMP2017
Systems Programming
6 P INFO1113 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905 OR INFO1103
C COMP2123 OR COMP2823 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905
N COMP2129 OR COMP9017 OR COMP9129
COMP2022
Models of Computation
6 A (MATH1004 OR MATH1904 OR MATH1064 OR MATH2069 OR MATH2969) AND (INFO1105 OR INFO1905 OR COMP2123 OR COMP2823)
P INFO1103 OR INFO1903 OR INFO1113
N COMP2922
COMP2922
Models of Computation (Adv)
6 A (MATH1004 OR MATH1904 OR MATH1064 OR MATH2069 OR MATH2969) AND (INFO1105 OR INFO1905 OR COMP2123 OR COMP2823)
P Distinction level result in (INFO1103 OR INFO1903 OR INFO1113)
N COMP2022

3000-level units of study

Core
COMP3027
Algorithm Design
6 A MATH1004 OR MATH1904 OR MATH1064
P COMP2123 OR COMP2823 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905
N COMP2007 OR COMP2907 OR COMP3927
COMP3927
Algorithm Design (Adv)
6 A MATH1004 OR MATH1904 OR MATH1064
P Distinction level results in (COMP2123 OR COMP2823 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905)
N COMP2007 OR COMP2907 OR COMP3027
Interdisciplinary projects
COMP3988
Computer Science Project (Advanced)
6 P (COMP2123 OR COMP2823) AND COMP2017 AND (COMP2022 OR COMP2922) with Distinction level results in at least one of these units
N INFO3600 OR COMP3615 OR COMP3600 OR COMP3888
COMP3888
Computer Science Project
6 P (COMP2123 OR COMP2823) AND COMP2017 AND (COMP2022 OR COMP2922)
N INFO3600 OR COMP3600 OR COMP3615 OR COMP3988
SCPU3001
Science Interdisciplinary Project
6 P 96 credit points
N HSBH3026
Major selective
COMP3109
Programming Languages and Paradigms
6 P (COMP2017 or COMP2129) and (COMP2022 or COMP2922)
COMP3221
Distributed Systems
6 P (INFO1105 OR INFO1905) OR ((INFO1103 OR INFO1113) AND (COMP2123 OR COMP2823))
N COMP2121
COMP3308
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
6 A Data structures and algorithms as covered in COMP2123 or COMP2823.
P INFO1110 OR INFO1910 OR ENGG1810 OR DATA1002
N COMP3608
COMP3608
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (Adv)
6 A Data structures and algorithms as covered in COMP2123 or COMP2823.
P (INFO1110 OR INFO1910 OR ENGG1810 OR DATA1002) AND distinction-level results in at least one 2000-level COMP or MATH or SOFT unit
N COMP3308
COMP3308 and COMP3608 share the same lectures, but have different tutorials and assessments (the same type but more challenging).
COMP3419
Graphics and Multimedia
6 A Programming skills
P COMP2123 OR COMP2823 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905
COMP3520
Operating Systems Internals
6 P (COMP2017 OR COMP2129) AND (COMP2123 OR COMP2823 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905)
COMP3530
Discrete Optimization
6 P COMP2123 or COMP2823 or COMP2007 or COMP2907
Minor selective
COMP3027
Algorithm Design
6 A MATH1004 OR MATH1904 OR MATH1064
P COMP2123 OR COMP2823 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905
N COMP2007 OR COMP2907 OR COMP3927
COMP3927
Algorithm Design (Adv)
6 A MATH1004 OR MATH1904 OR MATH1064
P Distinction level results in (COMP2123 OR COMP2823 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905)
N COMP2007 OR COMP2907 OR COMP3027
COMP3109
Programming Languages and Paradigms
6 P (COMP2017 or COMP2129) and (COMP2022 or COMP2922)
COMP3221
Distributed Systems
6 P (INFO1105 OR INFO1905) OR ((INFO1103 OR INFO1113) AND (COMP2123 OR COMP2823))
N COMP2121
COMP3308
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
6 A Data structures and algorithms as covered in COMP2123 or COMP2823.
P INFO1110 OR INFO1910 OR ENGG1810 OR DATA1002
N COMP3608
COMP3608
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (Adv)
6 A Data structures and algorithms as covered in COMP2123 or COMP2823.
P (INFO1110 OR INFO1910 OR ENGG1810 OR DATA1002) AND distinction-level results in at least one 2000-level COMP or MATH or SOFT unit
N COMP3308
COMP3308 and COMP3608 share the same lectures, but have different tutorials and assessments (the same type but more challenging).
COMP3419
Graphics and Multimedia
6 A Programming skills
P COMP2123 OR COMP2823 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905
COMP3520
Operating Systems Internals
6 P (COMP2017 OR COMP2129) AND (COMP2123 OR COMP2823 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905)
COMP3530
Discrete Optimization
6 P COMP2123 or COMP2823 or COMP2007 or COMP2907

Post-publication amendments

Date Original publication Post-publication amendment
12/01/2023 No Prohibition (N) for SCPU3001 Prohibition (N) for SCPU3001 added:
N HSBH3026