Master of Computing (Advanced)

Australian National University (ANU)

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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $69,120
International: $91,200

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.

Structure:

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

Subjects you can Study:

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

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

Recognition:

Australian Computer Society (Provisional)

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Part time 4 years
Canberra No info Yes Full time 2 years
ANU was set up in 1946 as the national research institution by the Australian Parliament to enhance the economic, social cultural and intellectual development of the nation. Part of the Group of Eight, ANU is recognised as one of Australia's leading universities for education and is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities.

Students at ANU engage with leading minds and learn from world-class researchers, with six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among its staff and Alumni. With over 170 partner universities across 37 countries, students have the opportunity to make global connections by going on an exchange, undertaking an internship or participating in fieldwork.

ANU has a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, many of whom live in University residences. International students come mainly from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the USA, with significant numbers also coming from Europe, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand.

The campus is located in the centre of the nation's capital, Canberra. Canberra is a university city and home to many national institutions. Offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the city has a high concentration of national museums and galleries, as well as cafes and restaurants. For the active, the capital is etched with bike paths and walking trails, and is surrounded by stunning Australian landscape. Facilities on campus include a wide range of student accommodation, modern laboratories and teaching facilities, five main libraries, medical services, sporting fields, gym, food vans and cafes.

The University provides specialised services to assist students, including a tailored orientation program, Counselling and Health Service, Academic Skills and Learning Centre, Disability Services and the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre. There are also many student clubs and societies for a diverse range of sporting, social and other interests.

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