Bachelor of Computer Science (Advanced)



Delivery ModeOn campus
Duration 3F
Intake InformationSemester 1 (Autumn)
UAC Code720142 [Penrith]
Entrance Rank92.00 [Penrith]
Fee Information

Local Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.



Delivery Mode On campus
Location Penrith
Duration 3F
Intake Information Semester 1 (Autumn)
Course Code 3634.5 [CRICOS Code 061245G] 
Entrance Rank

Please refer to Admission Requirements

Fee Information

International Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.


Any computer science degree can teach you general programming and technical systems skills, but few give you a competitive edge for your career. The Computer Science (Advanced) program at Western Sydney University is an elite degree aimed at transforming today's brightest computing minds into tomorrow's computing leaders.

Throughout the degree, you will be mentored and guided by leading computing academics and you will develop superior knowledge and confidence so you can maximise your career opportunities. The course is designed especially for people with a strong interest and aptitude for computer science who are seeking a career involving research and development at the cutting edge of technology.

It is a challenging program that includes advanced coursework, extension activities and research training. A mentoring program links you with experienced academic staff and research groups within the University, allowing you to take part in the University's research activities.


Access information about the units (subjects) you will complete as well as important admission information:

Review the Course Admission and Subject Information

Career Opportunities for the Bachelor of Computer Science (Advanced)

Our Computer Science degree is highly practical and developed in close consultation with industry. Depending on the units completed, you may be able to program real-time, fault-tolerant, mission-critical software systems and simulated environments, including gaming and entertainment software. You will graduate career-ready and look forward to opportunities in:

  • computer security
  • systems programming
  • systems administration
  • network support and management
  • network and systems security support
  • real-time programming
  • systems engineering
  • distributed software development
  • communications and distributed systems support
  • research and development in computer science.

How to apply

All domestic applications for entry to Western Sydney University undergraduate courses must be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in a new window). Step by step instructions are available on the Apply Now pages.

Instructions for international applications are available on the International Admissions pages.