Department of Computer Science and Information Technology

We offer students sector-leading industry experiences that prepare them for careers of the future.

We specialise in artificial intelligence, cloud technologies, cybersecurity, data science, Internet of Things, and network and software engineering.

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Explore study options and find out how we offer an industry-focused student experience.

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Our world class researchers are developing innovative solutions for industry, health and science.

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Find out how our teaching and research partnerships are transforming technology practice.

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Discover our purpose-built computer and cybersecurity facilities, and our maritime simulator.

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Industry-focused cybersecurity research

Our multidisciplinary research hub contributes to Australia’s cybersecurity ecosystem.

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Top 400 globally

We’re ranked in the world’s top 400 for computer science and engineering.

ShanghaiRanking, 2023, Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2023: Computer Science & Engineering

Industry experience while you study

You’ll have opportunities for hands-on experience with our industry partners.

Find out more about Industry-Based Learning (IBL)

Engineering and IT Showcase

The Engineering and IT Showcase features our most outstanding student projects, delivered in partnership with industry and government agencies.

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