Master of Computing (Advanced)

Australian National University (ANU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

The Master of Computing (Advanced) is a 2- year full-time (or equivalent part-time) degree targeting students who wish to enter industry in an R&D or leadership role or who wish to pursue a PhD. Master of Computing (Advanced) graduates will deepen their existing knowledge and understanding of professional software development and computing practices. Students have the opportunity to participate in many cutting-edge courses and, depending upon their background and interests, are likely to choose to specialise in artificial intelligence, human centred design and software development, or data science. The program culminates in a capstone individual research project requiring students to complete a substantial research thesis.


96 units comprising of atleast 48 units from 8000-level courses.


  • Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Human-Centred Design and Software Development

Standard entry requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 6.0/7.0 or a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a GPA of 5.0/7.0, with at least 5 years of relevant work experience.


Australian Computer Society (Provisional)

Study pathways

Students may be awarded up to 48 units of credit. The number of units of credit a student receives will be determined on a case by case basis and will be influenced by their background and focus of their earlier studies

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Canberra Domestic: $70,360
International: $93,820
No information available Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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