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BDes Computing

Catalog id : 090744C
 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
3 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
15000 AUD
National
15000 AUD

Application fee

International 29 AUD
National 29 AUD
Department
Faculty of Design
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)79
TOEFL-PBT (min)577
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About this course

The Computing major is designed for technically focused students who want to develop strong professional capabilities in programming and development of digital artefacts. You will develop strong technical skills in the areas of media computation, data manipulation and visualisation, interaction design, and usability.

Applicants for this major must have completed Units 3 and 4 Mathematical Methods or equivalent.

Careers:
Studying the Computing major can contribute to careers relating to a range of disciplines, such as:

Algorithm design
Computer programming
Data manipulation and visualisation
Graphics programming
Web development.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • A study score of at least 25 in Units 3 and 4 of VCE Mathematical Methods (or equivalent) is required for the following majors: Civil Systems, Computing, Construction, Mechanical Systems, Property and Spatial Systems.
  • A bridging subject will be available for students who have completed the equivalent of VCE Mathematical Methods Units 1 and 2 or who have received a study score below 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 (or equivalent).
  • Some double majors are only possible if students have completed specific subjects in VCE or equivalent.
  • Clearly-in Rank 2016 NA Guide only
    The Clearly-in Rank is the lowest score at which students were granted entry in 2016.
  • The Clearly-in Rank should be used as a guide for entry. It is not set in advance and may vary from year to year. The Clearly-in Rank is determined by the number of places available, the number of applicants listing the course as a preference and the academic achievement of those applicants.
    Access Melbourne 2017 78.00 Guaranteed entry
    Access Melbourne allows you to be considered below the Clearly-in Rank. Guaranteed entry is available to eligible students from a rural area or disadvantaged financial background.
  • Access Melbourne can help you gain a place in a course, even if your ATAR is below the Clearly-in Rank. Eligible students must apply through Access Melbourne and meet prereferences
  • Minimum ATAR 2017 85.00

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Course Modules

Year 1

semester 1

  • media computation
  • calculus 1 or 2
  • elective
  • breadth

semester 2

  • foundation of algorithms
  • linear algebra
  • elective
  • breadth

Year 2

semester 1

  • design of algorithms
  • elements of data processing
  • elective
  • breadth

semester 2

  • database systems
  • elective
  • elective
  • breadth

Year 3

semester 1

  • web info technology
  • computer systems
  • elective
  • breadth/elective

semester 2

  • graphics and computation
  • it project
  • elective
  • breadth/elective

 

 

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How to Apply

  • Studying Year 12 in Australia
    You should apply through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). Full details about the VTAC application process can be found on the VTAC website. Through VTAC, you can list up to 12 course preferences. You should list courses in your order of preference with the course of greatest interest listed first. Be sure that your application is finalised by the VTAC due dates.
  • If you have previously applied to the University of Melbourne via VTAC but were not offered a place or were offered but never enrolled, you should apply as a new student.
  • If you're studying interstate, you can find more specific application information for your state in one of our application flyers: NSW/ACT QLD SA TAS WA
  • Current University of Melbourne international students
    If you're an international student currently studying at the University of Melbourne and you wish to transfer to another University of Melbourne course, you must submit your transfer application via the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). Be sure that your application is finalised by the VTAC due dates.
  • All other international students
    You can apply online using our e-application.
  • Please ensure your application is received by us before the relevant deadline. An application fee of AUD$100 applies. This fee is non-refundable.
  • Alternatively, if you would prefer to apply in person in your own country, we have a number of overseas representatives in a variety of countries. Search our list of overseas representatives to find one near you.
  • If you have accepted an offer from another institution in Australia, been granted a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) and want to transfer to the University of Melbourne within the first six months of study you will need a letter of release from that institution. Please see our International Student Transfer Policy for more details.
  • International Baccalaureate and US Advanced Placement students
  • You can choose to have your IB or AP results sent directly to the University as soon as they are released. Please make sure you advise us in your application if you have authorised the release of your results.
  •  University of Melbourne AP institution code: 9015
  • University of Melbourne IB institution code: 002406

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