Master On Campus Online

Computer Science

University of New England

18 months
31600 AUD/year
20000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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In this essential field, changes occur rapidly, and professionals must continually refresh their skills and knowledge. University of New England's Master of Computer Science provides you with a comprehensive postgraduate education in the latest ICT principles and practice, along with enhanced knowledge and skills in research.


Information and computing technology affect all aspects of modern life. Its applications include not only commerce and science, but also health, education, engineering, transport, government, entertainment, sport, and social networking.

Computer science and information technology have become so complex that only well-educated professionals have the skills and capabilities to develop and apply information and communications technology (ICT) systems in modern organisations. Worldwide, there is a well-documented shortage of ICT professionals.

Why study the Master of Computer Science with University of New England?

Building on your existing relevant qualifications, you will develop advanced competencies in a range of areas critical to the rapidly changing disciplines of computer science and information technology.

You will expand your theoretical knowledge and practical experience, and hone your problem solving and analytical skills to future proof your career in today’s fast-paced ICT environment.

By choosing UNE, you are choosing an industry leader in the provision of online lifelong learning. Year after year, students award UNE the maximum 5-star ratings in The Good Universities Guide for Overall Experience and Student Support.

Choose between studying online or on campus, giving you the flexibility to balance your studies with your work and other commitments.

Career outcomes

Computer science professionals are in high demand and career options include a wide variety of positions in the IT industry. You will have the skills and knowledge needed to consider roles such as:  

  • research team leader 
  • software developer 
  • IT project manager 
  • software architect 
  • software quality/testing specialist 
  • systems analyst. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Software Project Management
  • Parallel and Distributed Computing
  • Computer Networks and Information Security
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Advanced Web Programming
  • User Experience and Interaction Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code 012207G

A candidate shall:

  • hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification in a relevant discipline*; or
  • hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma or Bachelor with Honours qualification in a relevant discipline*.

*Relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Computing Science
  • Data Science
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Software Engineering
  • Statistics

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31600 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    20000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • Commonwealth Supported Place (quotas apply) - $7,700

Living costs for Armidale

1500 - 2100 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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