What will I learn?

Get equipped with the skills to design and implement local and internet-wide communication systems. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of computer security, communications technology, administration, network engineering, enterprise systems and information networks. Graduates possess high-demand qualifications for the technology-driven marketplace.

What you will study

First year

A typical first year may include:

  • core topics in fundamentals of computing, fundamentals of information and communications technology, computer programming, electronics, and professional skills
  • topics in mathematics, mathematics fundamentals or data science

Second year

A typical second year may include:

  • core topics in software engineering, computer programming, computer networks and operating systems, web-based systems development, and cybersecurity
  • a selection of computing elective topics.

Third year

A typical third year may include:

  • core topics in enterprise information security, enterprise cloud systems, cybersecurity, network administration, network engineering, and project management for engineering and science
  • an IT project and a selection of computing elective topics, or an IT practicum and workplace preparation.

Honours year

A typical honours year may include:

  • a major thesis project
  • a selection of computer, science, engineering and mathematics option topics.

Your career

The demand for graduates able to design, implement, maintain and manage networked computer systems is growing rapidly.

Potential occupations include:

  • business analyst
  • network engineer
  • systems support officer
  • cloud applications net developer
  • information and IT security analyst

Which department am I in?

College of Science and Engineering

CRICOS

083452G

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,500.00 (US$ 22,884) per year
Start date

2 March 2020, 27 July 2020

Venue

Tonsley Campus

1284 South Road,

BEDFORD PARK,

South Australia,

5042, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Flinders University recognizes international secondary schooling for direct entry to undergraduate programs. IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): B2

For international students

Flinders University recognises international secondary schooling for direct entry to undergraduate programs.

Assumed knowledge: Knowledge of SACE stage two specialist mathematics, mathematical methods or equivalent is assumed.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): B2

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About this uni

Flinders is a part of the prestigious Innovative Research Universities Australia group and 90% of its research is rated world class or above.

  • Based in the city of Adelaide, Australia
  • Home to 4,800+ international students from 90+ countries
  • Students will benefit from practical, hands-on learning
  • International student services among best in Australia