Duration

1.5 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2016

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Computer Science.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

To enrol, a student must
(a) (i) hold an approved degree in Information Technology or Computer Science; or a field related to information technology or computer science; or
(ii) a GDip CompSc or equivalent; or a GC CompSc or equivalent;
(b) and satisfy the Executive Dean that, based on the student's academic record the student is suitably qualified for admission.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2016:

Indicative annual fee 2016: AUD$ 21840

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Email: enquiries@eait.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 4777

Web:

Duration

1.5 Years full-time

Commencing 2016

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Computer Science.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

To enrol, a student must
(a) (i) hold an approved degree in Information Technology or Computer Science; or a field related to information technology or computer science; or
(ii) a GDip CompSc or equivalent; or a GC CompSc or equivalent;
(b) and satisfy the Executive Dean that, based on the student's academic record the student is suitably qualified for admission.

CRICOS Code: 073272E

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 33280

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Web:

Why study the Master of Computer Science?

The Master of Computer Science (MCompSc) focuses on preparing ICT professionals with a Bachelor degree in Computer Science/Information Technology for the challenges of rapidly advancing ICT technologies. It can be used as a general upgrade of skills or as a skill upgrade in a specific area, such as information systems, software engineering, distributed systems, networks, security of computing systems and other ICT areas. It can also prepare ICT professionals for entry into research degrees: MPhil and PhD. MCompSc is a #16 or #24 program depending on the student background

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Computer Science.

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

To enrol, a student must
(a) (i) hold an approved degree in Information Technology or Computer Science; or a field related to information technology or computer science; or
(ii) a GDip CompSc or equivalent; or a GC CompSc or equivalent;
(b) and satisfy the Executive Dean that, based on the student's academic record the student is suitably qualified for admission.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

To enrol, a student must
(a) (i) hold an approved degree in Information Technology or Computer Science; or a field related to information technology or computer science; or
(ii) a GDip CompSc or equivalent; or a GC CompSc or equivalent;
(b) and satisfy the Executive Dean that, based on the student's academic record the student is suitably qualified for admission.

Additional application requirements

To enrol, a student must ¿ (a) (i) hold an approved degree in the field of Information Technology; or (ii) completed the Graduate Diploma in Computer Science; and (b) satisfy the Executive Dean that, based on the student's academic record the student is suitably qualified for admission.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 073272E

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2016:

Indicative annual fee 2016: AUD$ 21840

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 33280

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Fee rules

View the 2016 Fee Rules.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Computer Science

To complete the Master of Computer Science, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

Program Requirements: To complete the #24 unit MCompSc program, a student must complete #24 in accordance with the MCompSc course list.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Computer Science.

Program Rules for the Master of Computer Science

Early exit points

Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the: