Businesses and governments from around the world are struggling to develop policies on emergent issues, such as including privacy, hacking and computer crime because too few people understand the social impacts of ICT.
A major in social policy provides graduates with an understanding of the underlying social issues associated with the growth of ICT and the web.
You will be able to choose your major in your second year after studying a common core of subjects that links our computer science, IT and information systems degrees. Find your strengths and interests as you study the fundamentals of computer science and IT: programming, problem solving, network and communications, web technology, data management, system analysis, human-computer interaction, and project management. You’ll also complete a final-year capstone team project.