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2013 Associate Degree in Computing(S2D)

Responsible faculty or institute:
Science, Engineering and Technology (principal)
Campus(es) Offered:
Course Duration: Minimum 2 yrs, Maximum 6 yrs.
Course Contact (faculty or school):

Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology (03) 6226 2125 or School of Computing and Information Systems (03) 6226 2900 (Hobart) or (03) 6324 3469 (Launceston) or


The Associate Degree in Computing is a 2-year award which provides a solid foundation to the disciplines of Computing and Computer Science. Students complete 16 units with at least 10 relating specifically to IT. Some foundation units are allowed to better prepare students for bachelors degree study.

The associate degree articulates to the Bachelor of Computing; with appropriate unit choices, the Bachelor of Computing degree may be completed after one additional full-time year.

For more information see the introduction to the 73D Bachelor of Computing degree.

Admission & Prerequisites

The program offers an alternative method of entry for applicants who do not meet the standard admission requirements. It prepares students for entry to degrees in science and engineering offered at the University of Tasmania. Specific units from the foundation component of the Associate Degree (Stage 1) may taken by students seeking admission to degree programs with specific admission pre-requisites.

Career Outcomes

The Associate Degree is intended as a stepping-stone for the Bachelor of Computing degree. See the Bachelor of Computing for more information.

Articulation to/from Course

S3F Bachelor of Computing.

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