24 months
45500 AUD/year
34000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Software Engineering from University of Adelaide is a two-year intensive degree, offering a competitive edge in the industry. Our software engineering graduates are highly sought after by top companies around the globe.


What will you do?

  • Develop advanced technical skills.
  • Connect with industry professionals.
  • Explore mobile and wireless networks and their impact on software development.
  • Learn about distributed databases and data mining.
  • Undertake a year-long research project with a team of peers.
  • If you plan to pursue further research study, your year-long project must be undertaken individually. Interested students should consult the program coordinator in first year.

Where could it take you?

You’ll graduate ready to define, design, construct, test and maintain software systems. As an accredited engineer, you might develop software for mobile robots and driverless cars. You could create and test video gaming experiences. Perhaps you’ll design apps or entirely new smart technologies.

Career Readiness

Graduates of this Software Engineering from University of Adelaide can seek advanced technical careers in the information technology industry including the financial, business, scientific, entertainment, networking and defence sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Specialised Programming 
  • Software Engineering & Project
  • Software Process Improvement
  • Software Engineering in Industry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 023447A 

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4.5.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45500 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    34000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34000 AUD per year during 24 months.

Australian Full-fee place: $34,000

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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