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Coursework

Master of Computer Science

  • CRICOS Code: 0100884

What will I study?

Overview

Course structure

Successful completion of 200 credit points, made up of:

  • One compulsory coursework subject on research methods (12.5 points)
  • At least two foundational computer science subjects (25-37.5 points)
  • At least four elective subjects (50-62.5 points)
  • One compulsory research project (100 points)

You’ll select elective subjects from a diverse offering, focusing on at least one area of:

  • Advanced Computer Science
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cybersecurity
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Programming Languages and Distributed Computing
  • Spatial Information

All students will undertake a research project, working on a real-world computer science research question. To support you and provide direction, you’ll be matched with one of our expert computer scientists.

Up to 50 points can be from these areas outside of computer science:

  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Geomatics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Linguistics and Applied Linguistics

(Subject to approval by the course coordinator and the academic division offering the subject.)

Handbook: Course structure