• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


You’ll gain a range of most up-to-date and sophisticated technical, operational and software management skills that will put you way ahead in the global tech industry. With your lecturers – all industry leaders – and other students, you’ll apply your advanced knowledge to real-world projects. On graduation, you’ll be in demand as a leader in your industry.

Media Design School and IBM have teamed up to develop this course for the rapidly growing cloud computing sector. This program is for experienced software engineers looking to significantly deepen their knowledge and pursue specialist careers in the field. Unlike a traditional degree, the Master of Software Engineering: Cloud Computing, Advanced, is purpose built to suit your unique needs and creative challenges. You will learn by working on industry projects, approach wide-ranging topics from an entrepreneurial mindset, and explore the design thinking, ethics and moral values required in tech for good companies. 

This Software Engineering (Cloud Computing, Advanced) from Torrens University Australia offers professionals the opportunity to upskill in order to improve your career prospects. If you’re a recent graduate, it will give you the chance to continue your studies and specialise in the field of Cloud Computing & DevOps. Throughout the course, you’ll build an awareness of the software engineering body of knowledge with a view towards ethics of practice in a global and sustainable context. You’ll apply coherent and advanced knowledge from the domain of cloud computing and DevOps in diverse contexts including social impact, emerging technologies and entrepreneurship. On graduation you’ll be equipped to make a major contribution to your industry and in demand around the world.


You don’t have to have your future career mapped out – you’ll have a wealth of choice, including:

  • Cloud Software Engineer
  • Development Director
  • Solutions Specialist
  • DevOps Engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Software Development Management
  • Software Engineering Principle
  • Secure by Design
  • Human Centred Design

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description
      International students on a student visa must not enrol into any more than a third or 33% of online subjects over their course and must study at least one subject that is face to face in each trimester.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

This degree is for experienced software engineers who want to pursue specialist careers in the field.

  • Relevant work experience (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; AND
  • a discipline specific portfolio; AND
  • a recommendation letter from 2 most recent employers

CRICOS: 099355K

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28596 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57200 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24996 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs

  • Melbourne, Australia

    1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Sydney, Australia

    1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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