Computing and Software Systems

    Where will this take me?


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

    Further study


    For professional accreditation as an engineer or computing professional, move on from this major to one of these graduate degrees:

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

    Depending on the subjects you take in your Bachelor of Science, a range of other graduate degrees may be possible – in fields as diverse as science and technology, health sciences, teaching, law, business, humanities and more.


    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.

    Career outcomes

    Roles you could consider with this major include software engineer or developer, project manager, database manager, systems analyst, IT consultant, network systems engineer, programmer, solutions architect and infrastructure architect.

    You might work in a software company, or in industries ranging from telecommunications, manufacturing and finance through to consulting, education, health and more.