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University of New England
Graduates of the Master of Computer Science through the University of New England (UNE) will gain an advantage in a field which is becoming prevalent in modern organisations: information and computing technology.
In this comprehensive postgraduate course, available online and on campus, you will develop your knowledge, analytical skills and practical experience in a range of ICT areas, and will apply your knowledge and skills to a major research project under academic supervision.
You will also gain strong communication skills and learn to apply creativity and initiative to your scientific research.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In addition, applicants must have a knowledge of the programming language Java or C++.
You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education and experience meet certain criteria.
In this computer science course, the subjects you may study include:
One of the following research/capstone units:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Master of Computer Science from the University of New England.
After graduating with a Master in Computer Science, you will be eligible to apply for PhD candidature.
UNE is committed to a holistic approach to education, ensuring that all graduates also possess the following transferable attributes:
Curious about where a career in IT could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for FEE-HELP to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees. Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you select to study in that year.
The University of New England also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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