Why study computer science at La Trobe?

Top 400

We're ranked in the world’s top 400 universities for computer science.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2020, World University Rankings 2021 by subject: computer science

Advanced facilities

Work in high-tech labs for engineering, computer science and cybersecurity with 24/7 access, including a new, purpose-built engineering and technology facility at Bendigo.

Find out more about our facilities.

Top 500 globally

Our computer and information systems subjects rank in the world's top 500.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), 2020, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020: Computer Science & Information Systems

Career opportunities in computer science

Career pathways

Computing builds your problem-solving skills and creativity to prepare you for a range of careers, including:

  • programmer/coder
  • computer hardware engineer
  • database administrator
  • cloud architect
  • cybersecurity engineer
  • business intelligence analyst

Future employers

Your future employers could include:

  • Amazon
  • Google
  • Telstra
  • Boeing
  • Microsoft
  • IBM

On the couch with computer science and information technology

Hear from our dedicated staff and ask questions via ON24’s Q&A portal.

Drive change in the world's fastest moving industries. Learn how to develop creative solutions to computer hacking, software piracy and security breaches. Or develop your skills in programming, web development big data and artificial intelligence.

Broadcast from Melbourne Campus Open Day on Sunday 2 August, 2020.

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