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MC-COMP

Master of Computing

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  • Qualification
    Master of Computing
  • Duration
    2 years full-time
  • Credit
    400
  • CRICOS
    107621D
  • Location
    Curtin Perth
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Semester 1, 2023

Applications now open!

12 February 2023

Semester 2, 2023

10 April 2023

6 July 2023

Semester 1, 2024

14 August 2023

8 February 2024

Semester 2, 2024

8 April 2024

4 July 2024

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Why study Master of Computing at Curtin?

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Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.

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You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.

Outline

Outline

This course provides a coverage of aspects modern computing, depending on the major chosen. It covers fundamental programming and theoretical knowledge followed by an opportunity to specialise in one of the three key computing majors: Computer Science, Cyber Security and Artificial Intelligence. The course teaches both the theoretical and practical aspects of Computing with an emphasis on the skills sought out by the industry. Fundamental knowledge that underpins the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science and Cyber Security is taught throughout the course and emphasis is placed on learning the basics before moving onto advanced topics. The graduates from the course will have a high level of knowledge of Computer Science or Artificial Intelligence or Cyber Security, depending on the major selected and will be completing a major project in their area of specialisation.

What you'll learn

  • have demonstrated knowledge and understanding that is founded upon and extends and/or enhances that typically associated with the bachelor-level, and that provides a basis or opportunity for originality in developing and/or applying ideas, often within a research context.
  • can apply their knowledge and understanding, and problem-solving abilities in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to computing.
  • can communicate their conclusions, and the knowledge and rationale underpinning these, to specialist and non-specialist audiences clearly and unambiguously.
  • can integrate knowledge and handle complexity, and formulate judgements with incomplete or limited information, but that include reflecting on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgements.
  • comprehend that computing is an international discipline with varying perspectives as demonstrated in the diversity of opinion identified while undertaking this course.
  • have the learning skills to allow them to continue to study and practice in a manner that may be largely self-directed or autonomous.

Admission criteria

What you need in order to get into this course. There are different pathway options depending on your level of work and education experience.

 

A Bachelor Degree that includes linear algebra. Applicants with a Bachelor Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or similar, or who have at least two years’ work experience in a relevant field may be eligible for Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL) up to 100 credit points.

English requirements

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)

Writing

6.0

Speaking

6.0

Reading

6.0

Listening

6.0

Overall band score

6.0

Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees & charges

Fee information is not available for this course at this time. Find estimated course fees.

Location

For start dates, please view the academic calendar.

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2023

Semester 1
  • On campus
Semester 2
  • On campus

2024

Semester 1
  • On campus
Semester 2
  • On campus

2025

Semester 1
  • On campus
Semester 2
  • On campus

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The University reserves the right to withdraw any unit of study or program which it offers, to impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or program, and/or to vary arrangements for any program.

How to apply

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