Computer Science

Below are details about the field of study you have chosen to explore, as well as some potential careers.


The study of the design and development of computer systems. The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of computer languages, computational theory as applied to information technology, and computer networks.

Course skills

Computer Science develops skills in:

  • computer programming
  • data types and structures
  • development and analysis of algorithms
  • functions, number handling and computation stability
  • two-dimensional and three-dimensional graphical image.

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics