Specialisation

Major - Systems Programming

Western Sydney University Major Code: M3114.1

Status: CURRENT
This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.


Related Courses

3506.9 Bachelor of Computer Science

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


This major aims to develop graduates with sound skills in the discipline of programming. The focus is on programming at the level of system calls to the underlying operating system and many of the units use the industry standard language for systems programming, namely C/C++, as the vehicle of instruction. There is a strong emphasis on the development of highly efficient and reliable code that can provide support services for higher level application oriented programs, as well as the development of programs suitable for systems administration and management. Practical work utilises the Unix environment. This major is appropriate where a career in systems programming or systems administration is planned, or where the student wishes to develop advanced systems programming skills.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal A/Prof Yun Bai
Penrith Campus Internal A/Prof Yun Bai

Major Structure

Students must complete 80 credit points as follows.

Students must complete the following six units

300103 Data Structures and Algorithms
300960 Mobile Applications Development
300698 Operating Systems Programming
301205 Robotic Programming
300167 Systems Programming 1
300583 Web Systems Development

Choose two units from the following

301174 Artificial Intelligence
300093 Computer Graphics
301124 Ethical Hacking Principles and Practice
300130 Internet Programming
301033 Introduction to Data Science
300165 Systems Administration Programming
300958 Social Web Analytics


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