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Our world is recording more data than we have the ability to process, which presents enormous challenges associated with storage, management and analysis of data.

In this minor, you'll gain an understanding of the fundamental techniques for end-to-end processing to transform data into information alongside their engineering specialisation.


To study this minor, you'll have to choose an engineering specialisation first. The computing minor is available to study within the following specialisations:


1 in Queensland for computer science and information systems

QS World University Rankings 2023

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Data scientist
  • Data engineer
  • Chemical engineer
  • Civil engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Mechatronic engineer
  • Software engineer

Average annual salary range

Data Engineer


How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Relational Database Systems
  • Data Mining

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