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Computer scientists discover and develop new ways for computers to operate.

As a field, Computer Science predates modern computing, and encompasses everything from the design of hardware through to the development of algorithms and programming languages. 

Career paths can lead to employment in health and scientific industries, retail industries, finance and commerce sectors and government sectors.

Highlights

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)

$62K–$66K

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