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Master of Computer Science

Course code I45

This masters by coursework degree is designed to meet the demand for computing experts in an ever evolving digital industry landscape.

Students will be exposed to contemporary computer science techniques and technologies with a strong focus on practical application of computing and theory, process and principles. It is also relevant to those seeking to enter the IT profession who have no previous experience in the computing discipline. The curriculum and capstone components of the course are heavily influenced by industry and offer students the opportunity to apply their expertise in authentic and real-world situations.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

I45

Fees

Domestic fee paying - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $22,350

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Duration

2 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

I45

CRICOS code

065186C

Fees

International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $31,800

See Fees and Scholarships for further information

Duration

2 years full-time or part-time equivalent

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

See Course Details for further information.

Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 2: Study part-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 1: Study part-time Online

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 2: Study part-time Online

Course Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
CSI6201Networking Technologies20
CSI6207Systems Analysis and Database Design20
CSI6208Programming Principles20
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
CSI6199Cyber Security20
CSI6203Scripting Languages20
CSI6209Artificial Intelligence20
Year 2 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
CSI6219Principles of Project Management20
MAT6206Data Analysis and Visualisation20
CSI6210Current Topics in Computer Science20
Year 2 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit TitleCredit Points
Students enrolled in the Work Integrated Learning program complete the following unit
CSI6223Work Experience Project60
Students NOT enrolled in the Work Integrated Learing program complete the following unit
CSI6224Applied Project60

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply advanced cognitive and technical skills to analyse complex concepts and scenarios within authentic computer science/ICT tasks and assessments.
  2. Apply communication and/or collaboration skills in the design of sophisticated solutions to computer science/ICT focused tasks and assessments.
  3. Reflect critically on a complex body of computer science/ICT knowledge, research principles and methods to demonstrate mastery of professional practice.
  4. Use high level self-management skills to initiate, plan and execute a substantial computer science/ICT focused project.

Professional Recognition

Accredited by: Australian Computer Society (ACS)

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $22,350 *

* Domestic fee paying - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

AUD $31,800 *

* International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

Graduates of the program will be qualified to work as computing professionals including roles as developers, software engineers, systems analysts and digital architects in a wide range of areas, from programming and system development, through to project management and systems architectures.

Possible future job titles

Programmer, Systems Analyst, Systems Architect, Software Tester, Web Developer

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