Prerequisites To enrol, a student must (a) (i) hold an approved degree in Information Technology or Computer Science; or a field related to information technology or computer science; or (ii) a GDip CompSc or equivalent; or a GC CompSc or equivalent; (b) and satisfy the Executive Dean that, based on the student's academic record the student is suitably qualified for admission. Additional application requirements To enrol, a student must (a) (i) hold an approved degree in the field of Information Technology; or (ii) completed the Graduate Diploma in Computer Science; and (b) satisfy the Executive Dean that, based on the student's academic record the student is suitably qualified for admission. International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International. Click here for more information on applying for a visa. English proficiency IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6 (or comparable English language proficiency as per University policy) View the English proficiency policy. How to apply Applications must be lodged through UQ International. Closing date To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement. To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year. This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing. Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
Months of entry
The Master of Computer Science (MCompSc) focuses on preparing ICT professionals with a Bachelor degree in Computer Science/Information Technology for the challenges of rapidly advancing ICT technologies. It can be used as a general upgrade of skills or as a skill upgrade in a specific area, such as information systems, software engineering, distributed systems, networks, security of computing systems and other ICT areas. It can also prepare ICT professionals for entry into research degrees: MPhil and PhD. MCompSc is a #16 or #24 program depending on the student background
Information for international students
Fees and funding
Fees for International students
Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 33280
Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.
(To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.)
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- UQ International
- +61 3 8676 7004