Master of Computer Science (Software Engineering)

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

All industries today require computer scientists with advanced skill sets and an ability to develop, test, and maintain software engineering applications to meet ever-evolving modern industry and commercial requirements.The Master of Computer Science (Software Engineering) focuses on preparing current Information and Communication Technology (ICT) professionals with a Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Information Technology for the challenges of rapidly advancing ICT technologies.The degree will be a valuable asset if you are seeking to further your career in managerial roles related to information technology. It can also prepare ICT professionals for entry into research degrees: Master of Philosophy and PhD.


To qualify for award of the degree of Master of Computer Science, complete 96 credit points and satisfy all course requirements for the degree outlined in the course structure.


  • Software requirements, specifications and formal methods
  • Software testing and analysis
  • Service-oriented software engineering

Standard entry requirements

Recognised Bachelor degree with an equivalent average mark of 60% in any area. Applicants with other qualifications and substantial relevant professional experience may be considered.


The degree is professionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Study pathways

Applicants with a Bachelor degree in Computer Science may apply for credit for 24 credit points (1 session).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Wollongong International: $72,192 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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