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Computers power the world. But people still power computers...for now at least. If you're interested in a career in computer science, software development, information technology or computer security, read on.

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Courses include a popular Bachelor of Computer Science and Masters degrees in Computer Science and Information Technology. Our Bachelor of Science (Security) is a broad degree, covering studies in technology, law and ethics.

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"The benefits of doing a work placement while studying"

Bachelor of Computer Science student Mason learnt a lot during his Work Integrated Learning placement and was made to feel like he was part of the team right from the start.

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  • "Landing a full-time job before I'd even graduated makes me very proud"
    Matthew Putland
    Matthew PutlandBachelor of Information Technology graduate

    I learned the practical skills I needed in class and developed them further with the Work Integrated Learning program.

    Before completing the program I had developed a new passion in accessibility and was offered a full-time position as a Digital Accessibility Analyst.

    I owe my knowledge to ECU's lecturers – their passion made their courses interesting and therefore made you want to learn.

  • "I chose ECU because of the excellent reputation it enjoyed in the field of Cyber Security"
    Mayank Mehra
    Mayank MehraMaster of Cyber Security postgraduate and currently employed at the Department of the Premier and Cabinet of WA

    I've always had a keen interest in the field of computer sciences and I found cyber security to be a highly dynamic and challenging discipline. Having decided to study Cyber Security, I chose ECU because of the excellent reputation it enjoyed in this field. My study experience here has been great and has presented me with a number of opportunities to build my career. The annual ECU Science Careers Fair was a great opportunity to meet and network with representatives from leading organisations such as Deloitte, KPMG and PWC and government agencies. I have found the lecturers at ECU to be very helpful and supportive and they helped us gain the skills required to make a successful transition from study to the workplace.

  • "The benefits of doing a work placement while studying"
    Mason CrawfordComputer Science student

    Bachelor of Computer Science student Mason learnt a lot during his Work Integrated Learning placement and was made to feel like he was part of the team right from the start.

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