Where will this take me?


After completing the Computing and Software Systems major in the Bachelor of Science or  Bachelor of Design, you’ll be well placed to move into the workforce, further study, or graduate research.

Career outcomes

With a computing and software systems major you’ll have the opportunity to work in almost any industry because you’ll be able to visualise and analyse data and understand how we can use digital technology and computing to improve how we work.

The Computing and Software Systems major is professionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society.  After completing it, you could begin a career as a systems analyst, IT consultant, programmer or solutions architect. There’ll be jobs in a range of industries from telecommunications, manufacturing and finance, through to consulting, education and more.

The Computing and Software Systems major could lead to your career as a:

  • App developer
  • Business analyst
  • Cyber security expert
  • Data scientist or data analyst
  • Database administrator
  • User experience (UX) designer
  • Games developer

Further study

Graduate degrees

For professional accreditation as an engineer or computing professional, you could consider these graduate degrees:

Or to study advanced computer science, while completing a research project, study the Master of Computer Science.

Graduate research

If you complete a masters course with a significant research component, you can go on to study a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy), or another graduate research program.

This will set you up for a rewarding career in research with a university, research institute or technology company.