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Single Major

Computer Science

Bachelors of Engineering (Honours)/Science

Computer Science encompasses everything from the design of hardware through to the development of algorithms and programming languages.

Gain technical skills in programming to create or optimise programs, systems or applications which are used across multiple devices.

Programming skills are essential for information management, data analysis, predictive modelling, cyber security, artificial intelligence, gaming, e-commerce or communications. These transferable skills apply to many industries including health, science, technology, business and government.

You’ll be equipped for roles such as a web, gaming or app developer, software engineer, information security specialist, data analyst, or computer systems expert.


66 in the world for computer science

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

1 in Queensland for computer science and information systems

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:

  • Software engineer
  • Senior developer
  • Algorithm specialist
  • Data scientist

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)


How you'll learn

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

  • Lectures
  • Seminars

What you'll study

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

  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Social and Mobile Computing
  • Information Security