Master of Computing
Enhance your computing skills
If you have already studied a computing degree and you want to enhance your professional skills then this is the degree for you. The Master of Computing is designed to add to your current knowledge and skills. You can choose to study computing in a different area or higher level than your undergraduate degree.
You will also have the opportunity to study a four-unit research project - if you choose to do further research; this will qualify you for PhD studies.
Problem-solvers and innovative thinkers
USQ’s computing degrees are flexible and relevant to a workforce that thrives on science and technology. As a graduate, you will become a better problem-solver and innovative thinker. You will possess high-level skills in computing theory, practice and research, giving you a competitive advantage in a career that is dynamic, global and in demand.
The Master of Computing is accredited at professional level by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) and, through the Seoul Accord, is recognised in other countries. The Seoul Accord is a multi-lateral agreement that allows ACS accreditation to be recognised globally. This means when you graduate, your degree will be recognised by other countries who are members of the Accord.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 9352|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 20245|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- 3-year bachelor degree from a recognised university in the field of computing or equivalent
- USQ Graduate Diploma of Information Technology/Graduate Diploma of Professional Computing/Graduate Diploma of Advanced Computing or equivalent
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 6 March, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020.
- Semester 2, 2020 - applications close Friday 24 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 13 July 2020.