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Welcome to the Department of Computing at Curtin

News and events

The department congratulates the following students on their wonderful achievements

Department of Computing congratulates the following students who have been chosen to receive the Snowden Curtin Scholarship

Computing at Curtin

The Department of Computing would like to share the news that a student of ours "David Wright" has won this year's IBM Mastering the Mainframe contest, outperforming 320 other students from all over Australia. This is a wonderful achievement. For more information please see this Press Release

The Department of Computing will offer scholarships of $5000 per year for up to 4 years to students enrolling into any of its courses in 2011, with a TER of 96 and above.

Further information on Scholarships offered by Curtin can be found at: the curtin scholarship page and in this pdf

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Teaching Focus

We provide undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate courses in computing. Graduates with good results may proceed to Masters and Doctorate degrees either through the honours course or by completing a Postgraduate Diploma. For more information, visit the Prospective Students page.

We provide degrees in Computer Science, Software Engineering and Information Technology. Although all are related they differ in their technical focus. The following may help to clarify:

Research Spotlight

The Department of Computing is active in research and has a full graduate program. Areas of research include: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Graphics, Parallel and Distributed computing, Software Engineering, Algorithmics and Theoretical Computer Science, and Database Management.

Industry Highlights

The media is reporting that demand for computing graduates is greater than supply. Check out the Latest Industry news Employment prospects for graduates in Computer Science, Software Engineering and Information Technology are strong.