What will I learn?

This course enables graduates to extend and deepen their knowledge of a specialized area of computing by undertaking research under the supervision of a member of academic staff.

The course enables students to advance themselves in their career in computing and information technology, and offers flexibility in the choice of research topic so it may be closely aligned with students' professional careers.

Course structure

Candidates are required to complete two subjects covering technology research preparation and technology research methods respectively (some candidates may be exempt from completing these subjects).

Careers

This course enables graduates to extend and deepen their knowledge of a specialised area of computing by undertaking research. The course enables students to advance themselves in their career in computing and information technology, and offers flexibility in the choice of research topic so it may be closely aligned with students' professional careers. Career options include positions in universities and other institutions undertaking research or other academic work including teaching. Opportunities involving research and development also exist with national and international firms.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

CRICOS

001121E

Study options

Full Time (2 years full time or 4 years part time)

Tuition fees
A$35,880.00 (US$ 24,029) per year
Fee per session: AUD $17,940

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

Start date

1 July 2020, 1 January 2021

Venue

University of Technology Sydney - UTS

UTS Campus,

15 Broadway,

ULTIMO,

New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For admission into most postgraduate courses, you are required to hold a recognized bachelor's degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor's degree. Your academic performance at the bachelor's level will be considered as part of your application assessment. In some instances, you may also require relevant work experience and/or research experience. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic) - 6.5 overall, writing 6.0; TOEFL (Internet-based) - 79-93 overall, writing 21; PTE (Academic) - 58-64; CAE - 176-184; AE5/AE6 (PASS) - AE5.

For international students

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate research studies.

Previous qualifications must have a major computing component. Before submitting a formal application for admission, applicants should seek the approval of a potential supervisor for their proposed research work.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

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UTS has invested AUD 1.3 billion in creating a state-of-the-art campus in the heart of Sydney’s entrepreneurial district.

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