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Develop skills in programming, computer architecture, computer networks, networks programming, and operating systems with a minor in computer systems.

This is a highly technical minor which requires strong conceptual and programming skills.

Learn how software is controlled on one or many computers, including security, networking and operating systems. 

Graduates work in security, design of new cutting-edge computer systems and the integration of large-scale systems based on networked machines.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for computer science and information systems

QS World University Rankings 2020

76 in the world for engineering and technology

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • System architect
  • Software developer
  • Computer network and systems engineer
  • Security architect

Graduate salary

Computing and information systems (undergraduate)

$58K–$62K

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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Introduction to Computer Systems
  • Computer Systems Principles and Programming
  • Operating Systems Architecture
  • Information Security