Computing

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The general objective of the Master of Computing is to produce graduates who possess high-level skills in computing theory, practice and research, who are attractive to employers, and are able to contribute to an appropriate professional body. Graduates will be able to pursue further studies, such as a

  • design, manage and develop complex software systems in an effective manner

  • understand a broad range of topics in theoretical computer science

  • undertake a study of the literature in an area of computer science and make an assessment of that area

  • apply theoretical concepts from computer science to appropriate computing problems

  • identify computing problems requiring further research and develop research methods for those problems.

  • Admission requirements

    To qualify for entry to the program applicants must:

    • hold a Bachelor's degree from an Australian University in the field of computing; OR

    • hold a Bachelor's degree from a recognised University in the field of computing; OR

    • have completed either the have an approved qualification at least equivalent to one of the above.

To be eligible for the award of Master of Computing, each student is required to complete at least eight units of coursework and a four-unit research project. Any courses completed as part of an undergraduate program for which an award has been given, will not attract credit for the Master of Computing. Exemptions or credit for previous study will not be permitted except for incomplete studies.

Required time limits

Students have a maximum of 4.5 years to complete this program.

Coursework

The coursework will consist of courses chosen from those in the table below.

At least four courses will be from Level 8 as listed in the Group 1 Courses. Exemptions or credit for previous study will not be permitted except for incomplete studies. However, if deemed appropriate with the aims of the program, and subject to approval by the Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences, students may include up to three units of other study at the appropriate level.

To qualify for entry to the program applicants must: hold a Bachelor's degree from an Australian University in the field of computing; ORhold a Bachelor's degree from a recognised University in the field of computing; ORhave completed either the Graduate Diploma of Information Technology (Faculty of Sciences) , the Graduate Diploma of Professional Computing or the Graduate Diploma of Advanced Computing through USQ; ORhave an approved qualification at least equivalent to one of the above. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 570 TOEFL iBT® test: 90

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