Computing Major

This is a sample subject list only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. Current and commencing students must refer to the University Handbook for enrolment purposes.

Sample Course Plan majoring in Computing*

Subject leading to a Major
Major subject
Elective subject
Breadth subject
           
Year 1 Semester 1 Media Computation Calculus 1 Elective Breadth
Semester 2 Foundations of Algorithms Calculus 2 Elective Breadth
Year 2 Semester 1 Design of Algorithms Elements of Data Processing Linear Algebra Breadth
Semester 2 Database Systems Elective Elective Breadth
Year 3 Semester 1 Web Information Technology Computer Systems Elective Breadth/Elective
Semester 2 Graphics and Computation IT Project Elective Breadth/Elective

* Mathematical knowledge equivalent to a study score of at least 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 is required to undertake this major.

* Students in this major require 25 points of first-year maths. This course plan reflects entry with a study score of at least 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods 3/4. Students with a study score of at least 25 in VCE Specialist Mathematics 3/4 (or equivalent) are not required to complete Calculus 1. Students with a study score of 30 or more in VCE Specialist Mathematics 3/4 (or equivalent) may not enrol in Calculus 1 for credit.

* This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.

Double major and minor options

Computing double majors can be completed with Construction, Graphic Design, Landscape Architecture, Performance Design, Property, Spatial Systems and Urban Planning.

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