24 months
34560 AUD/year
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Prepare for a leadership role in computing and technology with the Master of Computer Science at RMIT University. Build on your work or study background to develop expertise in key areas driving technological growth.    

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This Master of Computer Science at RMIT University  is for people with an undergraduate degree in a related subject or significant work experience.

It is designed for students who wish to study advanced computer science topics to enhance their career prospects.

Moving from deep theory to developing coding solutions, you’ll tackle real-world problems and develop a skill set spanning theoretical and algorithmic foundations to cutting-edge developments in computing. 


A masters degree will provide you with a foundation for further studies into a PhD and employment in senior leadership and management research-based positions in a variety of government, non-government and corporate organisations.

Programme Structure

You can choose one of six industry-focused specialisations of growing importance in technology, business and government:

  • big data management
  • cloud computing
  • mobile computing
  • security  
  • software architecture
  • web systems and search technology.  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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  • Continuous 


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS number: 079697J  

  • a bachelor degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant discipline awarded with honours. The degree should include a research component comprised of a thesis, other research projects or research methodology courses that constitute at least 25% of a full-time academic year (or part-time equivalent). The applicant must have achieved at least a credit average in the final year; or
  • evidence of appropriate academic qualifications and/or experience that satisfies the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and Development or nominee that the applicant has developed knowledge of the field of study or cognate field and the potential for research sufficient to undertake the proposed program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34560 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34560 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National: Research Training Scheme

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 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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