Faculty of Engineering

School of Computer Science

Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Computational Data Science) (2019)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2019.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Computational Data Science) (2019)
CP Required: 192
Min FT Duration: 4.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: School of Computer Science
Years Offered: 2020, 2019, 2018

2. Requirements

Award requirements

Bachelor of Advanced Computing

To qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Advanced Computing, a candidate must complete 192 credit points, comprising:

(a) 96 credit points of Bachelor of Advanced Computing core units of study as set out in Table A

(b) a major (48 credit points) from the list of approved IT majors specified in Table A

(c) At least 12 credit points of 4000-level or higher IT electives from Table A

(d) (Optionally) up to 12 credit points of units of study in the Open Learning Environment as listed in Table O in the Shared Pool for Undergraduate Degrees

(e) (Optionally) a minor of 36 credit points or a second major of 48 credit points as listed and specified in Table S in the Shared Pool for Undergraduate Degrees

(f) Where appropriate, elective units from the Bachelor of Advanced Computing Table A or Table S in the Shared Pool for Undergraduate Degrees

Bachelor of Computing

To qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Computing, a candidate must complete 144 credit points, comprising:

(a) 78 credit points of Bachelor of Computing core units of study as set out in Table A

(b) a major (48 credit points) from the list of approved IT majors specified in Table A

(c) (optionally) up to 12 credit points of units of study in the Open Learning Environment as listed in Table O in the Shared Pool for Undergraduate Degrees

(d) (optionally) a minor of 36 credit points as listed and specified in Table S in the Shared Pool for Undergraduate Degrees

(e) where appropriate, additional elective units from the Bachelor of Computing / Bachelor of Advanced Computing Table A

Streams

The available streams in the Bachelor of Advanced Computing are:

• Dalyell

Achievement of the Dalyell stream requires:

(i) Completion of 12 credit points of Dalyell units as set out in Table S

(ii) Admission on the basis of ATAR or first year WAM as determined by the Board of Interdisciplinary Studies

(iii) Maintenance of the required WAM as determined by the Board of Interdisciplinary Studies

Majors

The available majors in this course are:

• Computer Science

• Computational Data Science

• Information Systems

• Software Development

Minors

The available minors in this course are:

• Computer Science

• Computational Data Science

• Information Systems

• Software Development

Honours

Honours in this course is awarded to candidates who fulfil the following requirement:

• Honours Class I: 75

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
3 Select from MATH1021: Calculus of One Variable
6 Select from DATA1001: Foundations of Data Science
3 Select from MATH1002: Linear Algebra
6 Select from INFO1110: Introduction to Programming
6 Select from INFO1111: Computing 1A Professionalism

Note: MATH1021 and MATH1002 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1921 and MATH1902.

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from MATH1064: Discrete Mathematics for Computation
6 Select from INFO1112: Computing 1B OS & Network Platforms
6 Select from ELEC1601: Introduction to Computer Systems
6 Select from INFO1113: Object-Oriented Programming

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Table A Electives


Note: You may choose to complete a Table S major or Table S Electives instead.
6 Select from DATA2001: Data Science: Big Data and Data Diversity
6 Select from COMP2123: Data Structures & Algorithms
6 Select from INFO2222: Computing 2 Usability and Security

Note: COMP2123 may be replaced by advanced unit COMP2823.

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Table A Electives


Note: You may choose to complete a Table S major or Table S Electives instead.
6 Select from DATA2002: Data Analytics: Learning from Data
6 Select from ISYS2120: Data & Information Management
6 Select from SOFT2412: Agile Software Development Practices

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Table A Electives


Note: You may choose to complete a Table S major or Table S Electives instead.
6 Select from INFO3333: Computing 3 Management
12 Select from Unit Block:
Computational Data Science Major


Note: You cannot claim a selective as counting towards two majors

Note: COMP3027 and COMP3308 may be replaced by advanced units COMP3927 and COMP3608.

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Table A Electives


Note: You may choose to complete a Table S major or Table S Electives instead.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Table A Electives


Note: You may choose to complete a Table S major or Table S Electives instead.
6 Select from DATA3888: Data Science Capstone
6 Select from Unit Block:
Table A Electives


Note: You may choose to complete a Table S major or Table S Electives instead.

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Table A Electives


Note: You may choose to complete a Table S major or Table S Electives instead.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Adv. Electives
6 Select from INFO4001: Thesis A [not offered in 2019]
6 Select from INFO4444: Computing 4 Innovation

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Table A Electives


Note: You may choose to complete a Table S major or Table S Electives instead.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Table A Electives


Note: You may choose to complete a Table S major or Table S Electives instead.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Adv. Electives
6 Select from INFO4002: Thesis B [not offered in 2019]

4. Pathways

Major 2 in Computer Science

Type CP CP From
6 Select from COMP2017: Systems Programming
6 Select from INFO1113: Object-Oriented Programming
6 Select from INFO1110: Introduction to Programming
6 Select from COMP2022: Models of Computation
6 Select from COMP3027: Algorithm Design
6 Select from COMP3221: Distributed Systems
COMP3308: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
COMP3419: Graphics and Multimedia
COMP3520: Operating Systems Internals
6 Select from COMP3888: Computer Science Project
6 Select from COMP2123: Data Structures & Algorithms


Note: COMP2123 may be replaced by advanced unit COMP3823

Note: Achievement of a minor in Computer Science requires 36 credit points from this table including:

(i) 2 1000-level core units INFO1110 and INFO1113.

(ii) 3 2000-level core units COMP2123, COMP2017 and COMP2022.

(iii) 1 3000-level selective unit from COMP3221 or COMP3419.

Major 2 in Information Systems

Type CP CP From
6 Select from INFO1113: Object-Oriented Programming
6 Select from INFO1110: Introduction to Programming
6 Select from ISYS2120: Data & Information Management
6 Select from ISYS3402: Decision Analytics & Support Systems [not running in 2019]
6 Select from ISYS2110: Analysis & Design of Web Information Systems
6 Select from ISYS3401: Information Technology Evaluation
6 Select from ISYS2160: Information Systems in the Internet Age
6 Select from ISYS3888: Information Systems Project

Note: Achievement of a minor in Information Systems requires 36 credit points from this table including:

(i) 2 1000-level core units INFO1110 and INFO1113.

(ii) 3 2000-level core units ISYS2120, ISYS2110 and ISYS2160.

(iii) 1 3000-level selective unit from ISYS3402 or ISYS3401.

Major 2 in Software Development

Type CP CP From
6 Select from SOFT2412: Agile Software Development Practices
6 Select from INFO1110: Introduction to Programming
6 Select from COMP2123: Data Structures & Algorithms


Note: COMP2123 may be replaced by advanced unit COMP2823.
6 Select from INFO1113: Object-Oriented Programming
6 Select from SOFT3410: Concurrency for Software Development
6 Select from SOFT3202: Software Construction and Design 2
6 Select from SOFT2201: Software Construction and Design 1
6 Select from SOFT3888: Software Development Project

Note: Achievement of a minor in Software Development requires 36 credit points from this table including:

(i) 2 1000-level core units INFO1103 and INFO1113.

(ii) 3 2000-level core units COMP2123, SOFT2412 and SOFT2201.

(iii) 1 3000-level selective unit from SOFT3410 and SOFT3202.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Core (Min CP: 96,Max CP: 96)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP2123 Data Structures & Algorithms 6 Semester 1
DATA1001 Foundations of Data Science 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC1601 Introduction to Computer Systems 6 Semester 2
INFO1110 Introduction to Programming 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO1111 Computing 1A Professionalism 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO1112 Computing 1B OS & Network Platforms 6 Semester 2
INFO1113 Object-Oriented Programming 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
INFO2222 Computing 2 Usability and Security 6 Semester 1
INFO3333 Computing 3 Management 6 Semester 1
INFO4001 Thesis A [not offered in 2019] 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO4002 Thesis B [not offered in 2019] 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO4444 Computing 4 Innovation 6 Semester 1
ISYS2120 Data & Information Management 6 Semester 2
MATH1002 Linear Algebra 3 Semester 1
Summer Main
MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1064 Discrete Mathematics for Computation 6 Semester 2
SOFT2412 Agile Software Development Practices 6 Semester 2

Block 2 - Adv. Electives

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP5045 Computational Geometry 6 Semester 1
COMP5046 Natural Language Processing 6 Semester 1
COMP5047 Pervasive Computing 6 Semester 2
COMP5048 Visual Analytics 6 Semester 2
COMP5216 Mobile Computing 6 Semester 2
COMP5313 Large Scale Networks 6 Semester 1
COMP5318 Machine Learning and Data Mining 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5328 Advanced Machine Learning 6 Semester 2
COMP5329 Deep Learning 6 Semester 1
COMP5338 Advanced Data Models 6 Semester 2
COMP5347 Web Application Development 6 Semester 1
COMP5348 Enterprise Scale Software Architecture 6 Semester 1
COMP5349 Cloud Computing 6 Semester 1
COMP5415 Multimedia Design and Authoring 6 Semester 2
COMP5416 Advanced Network Technologies 6 Semester 2
COMP5424 Information Technology in Biomedicine 6 Semester 1
COMP5425 Multimedia Retrieval 6 Semester 1
COMP5426 Parallel and Distributed Computing 6 Semester 1
COMP5427 Usability Engineering 6 Semester 2
COMP5617 Empirical Security Analysis and Engineering 6 Semester 2
DATA5207 Data Analysis in the Social Sciences 6 Semester 1
Summer Main
Int December
ELEC5306 Video Intelligence and Compression 6 Semester 1
ELEC5307 Advanced Signal Processing with Deep Learning 6 Semester 2
ELEC5508 Wireless Engineering 6 Semester 2
ELEC5509 Mobile Networks 6 Semester 1
ELEC5514 Networked Embedded Systems 6 Semester 2
ELEC5616 Computer and Network Security 6 Semester 1
ELEC5618 Software Quality Engineering 6 Semester 1
ELEC5619 Object Oriented Application Frameworks 6 Semester 2
ELEC5620 Model Based Software Engineering 6 Semester 2
INFO4003 Thesis B (extension) [not offered in 2019] 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5010 IT Advanced Topic A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5011 IT Advanced Topic B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5991 Services Science Management and Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5992 Understanding IT Innovations 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5993 IT Research Methods 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO6010 Advanced Topics in IT Project Management 6 Semester 2
ISYS5050 Knowledge Management Systems 6 Semester 1
ISYS5070 Change Management in IT 6 Summer Main
Int July

Block 3 - Table A Electives (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 54)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP2017 Systems Programming 6 Semester 1
COMP2022 Models of Computation 6 Semester 2
COMP2922 Models of Computation (Adv) 6 Semester 2
COMP3027 Algorithm Design 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP3109 Programming Languages and Paradigms 6 Semester 2
COMP3221 Distributed Systems 6 Semester 1
COMP3308 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 6 Semester 1
COMP3419 Graphics and Multimedia 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP3520 Operating Systems Internals 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP3608 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (Adv) 6 Semester 1
COMP3888 Computer Science Project 6 Semester 2
COMP3927 Algorithm Design (Adv) 6 Semester 1
COMP3988 Computer Science Project (Advanced) 6 Semester 2
DATA2001 Data Science: Big Data and Data Diversity 6 Semester 1
DATA2002 Data Analytics: Learning from Data 6 Semester 2
DATA2901 Big Data and Data Diversity (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
DATA3404 Data Science Platforms 6 Semester 1
DATA3406 Human-in-the-Loop Data Analytics 6 Semester 2
DATA3888 Data Science Capstone 6 Semester 2
INFO2150 Introduction to Health Data Science 6 Semester 2
INFO3315 Human-Computer Interaction 6 Semester 2
INFO3616 Principles of Security and Security Engineering 6 Semester 2
ISYS2110 Analysis & Design of Web Information Systems 6 Semester 1
ISYS2160 Information Systems in the Internet Age 6 Semester 2
ISYS3401 Information Technology Evaluation 6 Semester 1
ISYS3402 Decision Analytics & Support Systems [not running in 2019] 6 Semester 2
ISYS3888 Information Systems Project 6 Semester 2
Other
SOFT2201 Software Construction and Design 1 6 Semester 2
SOFT3202 Software Construction and Design 2 6 Semester 1
SOFT3410 Concurrency for Software Development 6 Semester 2
SOFT3888 Software Development Project 6 Semester 2

Block 4 - Computer Science Major (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 48)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP2017 Systems Programming 6 Semester 1
COMP2022 Models of Computation 6 Semester 2
COMP3027 Algorithm Design 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP3221 Distributed Systems 6 Semester 1
COMP3308 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 6 Semester 1
COMP3419 Graphics and Multimedia 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP3520 Operating Systems Internals 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP3888 Computer Science Project 6 Semester 2

Note: COMP2823, COMP2922, COMP3608 and COMP3988 may be taken as advanced alternatives to COMP2123, COMP2022, COMP3308 and COMP3888 respectively.

Block 5 - Information Systems Major

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ISYS2110 Analysis & Design of Web Information Systems 6 Semester 1
ISYS2120 Data & Information Management 6 Semester 2
ISYS2160 Information Systems in the Internet Age 6 Semester 2
ISYS3401 Information Technology Evaluation 6 Semester 1
ISYS3402 Decision Analytics & Support Systems [not running in 2019] 6 Semester 2
ISYS3888 Information Systems Project 6 Semester 2
Other

Block 6 - Software Development Major

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
SOFT2201 Software Construction and Design 1 6 Semester 2
SOFT2412 Agile Software Development Practices 6 Semester 2
SOFT3202 Software Construction and Design 2 6 Semester 1
SOFT3410 Concurrency for Software Development 6 Semester 2
SOFT3888 Software Development Project 6 Semester 2

Block 7 - Computational Data Science Major

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP3027 Algorithm Design 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP3308 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 6 Semester 1
COMP3608 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (Adv) 6 Semester 1
COMP3927 Algorithm Design (Adv) 6 Semester 1
DATA2001 Data Science: Big Data and Data Diversity 6 Semester 1
DATA2002 Data Analytics: Learning from Data 6 Semester 2
DATA2901 Big Data and Data Diversity (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
DATA3404 Data Science Platforms 6 Semester 1
DATA3406 Human-in-the-Loop Data Analytics 6 Semester 2
DATA3888 Data Science Capstone 6 Semester 2

Note: COMP3927 and COMP3608 may be taken as advanced alternatives to COMP3027 and COMP3308 respectively