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Master of Science (Computer Science)

Course code J16

Designed for students wishing to undertake significant research as part of their postgraduate degree, and can lead to further postgraduate studies or roles as a project leader in innovative areas of computing.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

J16

Fees

Domestic fee paying - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $22,150

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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

J16

CRICOS code

015901F

Fees

International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $31,850

See Fees and Scholarships for further information

Duration

2 years full-time

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

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study part-time at Joondalup

Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup

Course Structure

Year 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
RES5115Research Preparation: Principles and Approaches20
CSG6207Research Proposal20
CSG6106Masters Project 120
Elective Unitx 360

Students can select any level 6000, 20 credit point unit.

Year 2
Unit Code Unit TitleCredit Points
Students are required to continue re-enrolling in the thesis component of their study until the thesis is submitted for examination.
CSG6200Master Thesis

J16|3

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.

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Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate and research a complex Computer Science question.
  2. Apply communication and collaboration skills to analyse, interpret, and disseminate research that makes a contribution to Computer Science knowledge.
  3. Reflect critically on a complex body of scientific knowledge, research principles and methods to demonstrate mastery in Computer Science.
  4. Use high-level self-management skills to plan and execute a substantial piece of research.

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $22,150 *

* 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 $31,850 *

* 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

Possible future job titles

Computer Programmer, IT Consultant, Computing Project Leader

Courses you can consider if you are interested in progressing further in this area.

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