Artificial intelligence



Many jobs will be replaced in the near future by intelligent systems. This means there'll be an increased need for skilled graduates who are able to build and train robots and systems, mine data and help machines learn. The skills you learn at Deakin will open your world to many exciting possibilities involving artificial intelligence.

Cognitive science major

Effective navigation through the current flood of large-volume, unstructured data requires a new era of computing. Our new major sequence offers the fundamental knowledge and skills to design new cognitive computing applications and systems.

Artificial intelligence courses

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The School of Information Technology aims to benefit society by generating new fundamental knowledge, training tomorrow's technology leaders and advancing industry technologies to maintain a competitive edge. Our research develops your skills and, with our expert staff supervising you, you'll be on the right path to a successful career.

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Industry connections

Industry experience in every IT degree

Every IT student at Deakin has an opportunity to do a work placement or internship, where you can apply your learning and gain sought-after industry-specific experience. Working within the professional work environment gives you the chance to experience what work life is like after your degree, develop professional networks and explore career opportunities, all while gaining credit towards your degree.


Our courses are professionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS), so your degree will be recognised by industry, which in turn will help you stand out to future employers.

Career opportunities

Following on from your undergraduate degree, you could find employment in one of the following areas:

  • analytics programming
  • computer-human interaction
  • data analysis
  • data engineering
  • financial services
  • government
  • health care
  • human factors engineering
  • information security
  • intelligent game development
  • market research
  • new technology research
  • robot programming
  • software development
  • telecommunications.

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Computer science @ Deakin

Computer science graduates are equipped with the skills to implement complex software, databases and computer systems in real-world environments, while keeping up to date with the rapid changes in their industry.

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