University of Canberra

Master of Information Sciences (Research)

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

Students of this course undertake advanced coursework and research across a broad spectrum of engineering and IT-related areas, including statistics, business informatics, mathematics, information systems, network engineering, software engineering, artificial intelligence, and more. Under the professional guidance of an expert supervisory panel, students are introduced to research methodology, learn how to frame a research proposal and then prepare a formal thesis to be presented in seminar-form at the end of their study. Graduates have a range of career and study choices available to them, such as entering the workforce as a job-ready network security engineer, software engineer, web application developer or project manager, or pursuing a PhD in research. Students will: Learn important research methodology and techniques; tailor their study program with the detailed support of expert academics; and demonstrate their communication skills with the submission of a thesis and the presentation of a seminar.

Standard entry requirements

  • The entry requirements of the course are: A degree in information sciences (such as Bachelor of Business Informatics, Bachelor of Information Technology, Bachelor of Software Engineering) with an average grade of credit or better
  • OR a Master of Technology or equivalent with an average grade of credit or better and evidence of capacity for doing research at the Masters level (as per Gold Book

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra Domestic: $45,600
International: $55,600

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