The University of Melbourne

Master of Computer Science

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

Computers are changing the world, and our lives. We've been saying that for decades, and we’ll keep saying it, because computing technology just keeps on advancing.You probably have what a few decades ago would have been called a super-computer sitting in your pocket right now.The Master of Computer Science will give you a broad base of high-level knowledge to keep up with these advances, with specialist skills in at least one area of knowledge systems, programming languages and distributed computing, information systems, mathematics/statistics, spatial information science or linguistics.


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).

Standard entry requirements

An undergraduate degree with a major in Computer Science or equivalent*A weighted average mark of at least H2A (75%), or equivalent*At least 25 points of university level mathematics or statistics subjects.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville Domestic: $79,310
International: $103,057
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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