18 months
46864 AUD/year
30120 AUD/year
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Gain the skills to research and develop quantum technologies capable of changing the future of sensing, communications and computation with the Master of Quantum Technology program offered at University of Queensland. 


The Master of Quantum Technology program offered at University of Queensland is the first of its kind in Australia. It offers a unique mix of fundamental and applied physics to give you the knowledge and skill required to succeed in the rapidly expanding quantum technology sector. 

You'll build on your technical qualifications as an engineering, computer science or mathematics professional through lectures and laboratory-based research projects. Connect with world-leading companies who are competing to employ experts familiar with the principles of quantum mechanics in technological and engineering contexts.

Studying quantum technology at UQ will give you access to our high-performance fabrication and measurement facilities in optical, superconducting, opto-mechanical and ultra-cold atomic systems. You'll develop a foundation in quantum physics theory and study advanced quantum technologies topics, such as high-precision sensing, quantum information, communication and computation, noise and error suppression, and quantum error correction.

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Quantum physicist
  • Quantum computing engineer
  • Quantum materials engineer
  • Cyber security developer
  • Emerging technology architect

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Statistical Mechanics 
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Quantum Mechanics 
  • Quantum Technologies 
  • Atomic Physics & Quantum Optics 
  • Perspectives in Physics Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  •  CRICOS code: 099450M 
  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in the same discipline (computer science, engineering, information technology, mathematics, chemistry or statistics) with 4 units (or equivalent) of first-year university-level mathematics and calculus-based physics.
  • You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 5.5 on a 7-point scale, in your previous qualification.
  • English language requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46864 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46864 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    30120 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30120 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
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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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