Computer Systems and Networking

Curtin-University

Bachelor of Science (Computer Systems and Networking)

Curtin-University

Bachelor of Science (Computer Systems and Networking)

About

The Programme

This degree course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to pursue career opportunities in this rapidly expanding field. You will learn about computer network design and development technologies focusing on the design and support of distributed computer and telecommunications networks.

The course integrates current developments in wired and wireless networking and provides a comprehensive view of the industry. You will develop skills in network design and management, and the convergence of computer hardware, embedded systems, IT, technical support, real-time systems, software, and telecommunications.

You will also learn about the internet of things (IoT) – a network of devices connected to the internet on a global scale. The IoT is expanding rapidly, and it is increasingly critical for professionals to understand how it works and how to harness its power to improve business. This course will therefore enable you to apply technical knowledge across IoT-related functions in the workplace.

COURSE Overview

Bachelor Degrees prepare students to develop broad and coherent knowledge and skills in a discipline for professional work and further learning corresponding to AQF level 7 qualifications. This course has been introduced to address a significant market demand for skills associated with the design of embedded Systems, sensors and the networks that underpin them. It encompasses computer technology, in terms of both hardware and software, as well as computer communications and networking incorporating Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs) and sensor networks in the context of the Internet of Things.

Course overview note

Students can enroll in this Bachelor degree if they are part of the Curtin SLIIT programme and meet the admission criteria. Students who wish to transfer to Curtin Bentley campus will be enrolled in the Bachelor of Technology (Computer Systems and Networking).

Entry and completion details

Applicants for a Bachelor Degree are required to meet University academic and English language entry standards; details are provided at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au and include flexible entry pathways. Any specific course entry and completion requirements must also be met.

Credit for recognised learning

Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at https://www.curtin.edu.au/study/applying/credit-recognised-learning/

Pathway to further study

Graduates may qualify for entry to a Bachelor Degree with Honours and some Graduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Master degrees. For further details, see the University website http://curtin.edu.au.

Duration and availability

This course is three years full-time or equivalent part-time study.

Learning outcomes

Bachelor Degrees typically contain a series of units which may include compulsory (core), optional or elective units to cater for student preferences. They may contain a range of majors, streams and/or minors for students to choose from to pursue learning in a specialized area of study. This course has core units totalling 500 credits and allows for 50 credits of options and 50 credit electives for students to graduate. The options available provide students with the opportunity to gain knowledge in areas of their own interest such as artificial intelligence, cyber security and computer communication.

Course learning outcomes

  • Apply the theory of computer systems networking within the engineering design method, whilst remaining cognisant of network operational issues
  • Define a problem and apply creative thinking to the formulation of a solution; verify and implement the solution
  • Access information, evaluate and organise information relevant to computer systems networking
  • Document networking information to meet technical and legal requirements; communicate concepts and technical information to lay and professional personnel in written, oral and electronic forms
  • Use appropriate tools to design, analyse and verify computer systems networks and their components
  • Recognise that the computer systems networking industry changes rapidly, and maintain currency via a spirit of inquiry and relevant further study
  • Apply international standards, practices and conventions appropriate to computer systems networking
  • Function effectively within a typical multidisciplinary and multi-cultural engineering design team as a team member, manager or team leader, recognising individual human rights.
  • Commit to and behave in accordance with the professional and ethical responsibilities of engineers

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Additional course expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks and other essential study materials.

Course structure

Curtin University reserves the right to alter the internal composition of any course to ensure learning outcomes retain maximum relevance. Any changes to the internal composition of a course will protect the right of students to complete the course within a normal timeframe and will not result in additional cost to students through a requirement to undertake additional units.

Entry Requirements

  • 12 TH Pass with minimum 60%
  • Preferrable IELTS Score of minimum 6.0.

Computing Course Fee (AUD) – February 2024 Intake

Sri Lanka Australia
Year 1 $7,702
Year 2 $7,834
Year 3 $8,282
Total $23,818

Information for international students

If you are an international student studying on a student visa, you must undertake a full-time load in each study period. There may be additional admission criteria that must be met. For more information, you can refer to the International Students’ website. If you do not hold a student visa or are studying outside of Australia, you have the option to study full-time, part-time and/or fully online depending on course and unit availability as well as your in-country visa requirements.

Acknowledgement of inherent requirements

I understand that all Curtin courses have compulsory and other core capabilities that are essential for demonstrating the achievement of course learning outcomes and graduation. If I am unable to meet or demonstrate those requirements, now or in later during my studies, reasonable adjustments will be sought by the University wherever possible to facilitate alternative ways of achieving of those requirements. If reasonable adjustments cannot be accommodated, Curtin will discuss study options to find an alternative course of study or an exit degree.

Student rights and responsibilities

As a Curtin University student, you are part of the Curtin community and as such, you have rights and responsibilities. Some relate to your work as a student, such as academic integrity and copyright. Others relate to your use of resources and the way you behave around other students. Students are expected to abide by the University’s statutes, rules, by-laws, policies and procedures as amended from time to time. You can find further information about your rights and responsibilities on the Student Essentials website.

Disclaimer of liability

You can access the full disclaimer of liability on the Study website.

LOCATION

Northern UNI, Jaffna

DURATION

3 Years

Award code

BSC(Curtin)

CRICOS Code

6.0

How to Apply In Six Steps

01

IDENTIFY YOUR PREFERRED COURSE

You can find out all the details regarding your preferred course through our website and handbook available, and make your selection of the degree program you wish to follow
02

CHECK YOUR ENTRY ELIGIBILITY

View the entry requirements for your preferred course and verify your eligibility to join the program.
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APPLY ONLINE

Click the link and fill out the online form and submit it for review. REGISTRATION FEB 2024 INTAKE
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REGISTRATION PROCESS

Once your initial application is received, out admissions team will contact you on how to proceed.
05

RECEIVE YOUR OFFER LETTER

Once Curtin has accepted your application you will be mailed the offer letter for the degree program
06

ACCEPT YOUR OFFER

Accept the offer from Curtin, meet your conditions and make the relevant semester payments.
Documents Required in the Registration Process
  • Birth Certificate/ NIC/ Passport in English,
  • Academic transcripts (10th, 12th etc.),
  • Passport size profile photo.
Hotline

+94771471471

Northern UNI, 239, Arasady Road, Kantharmadam, Jaffna

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