What will I learn?

Our Computer Science (Advanced) program is an elite degree aimed at transforming today’s brightest minds into tomorrow’s computing leaders.

This course is designed especially for people who are seeking a career involving research and development at the cutting edge of technology.

It is a challenging program that includes advanced coursework, extension activities and research training.

A mentoring program links you with experienced academic staff and research groups within the University, allowing you to take part in the University’s research activities.

This degree is exclusively for high-achieving students, and will continually challenge you to do even better and build on your academic success. Students in the Advanced degree program are automatically enrolled in The Academy, which offers interdisciplinary leadership programs, professional development, and local and international internship and engagement opportunities for students.

Course structure:

Students can choose one of the major:

Systems Programming

Networked Systems

Cyber Security

Your career:

Our Advanced Computer Science degree is highly practical and developed in close consultation with industry. You will graduate career-ready and look forward to opportunities in:

Systems Programming

Computer Security

Real-Time Programming

Network Security

Communications Management

Which department am I in?

School of Computer, Data and Mathematical Sciences

CRICOS

061245G

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$30,840.00 (US$ 20,654) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected March 2021

Venue

Western Sydney University

Parramatta South Campus,

Victoria Road,

RYDALMERE,

New South Wales,

2116, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$30,840.00 (US$ 20,654) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected March 2021

Venue

Penrith Campus

Second Avenue,

KINGSWOOD,

New South Wales,

2747, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have Australian Year 12 Higher School Certificate in or outside Australia; International Baccalaureate in Australia; New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA), Level 3. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic version): 6.5 overall score, minimum 6.0 in each subtest; TOEFL internet-based score: Total score 82, Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

For international students

Students must have Successful completion of Year 12 or an equivalent qualification.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 overall score (min 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL internet-based score of 82: Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

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