Postgraduate Coursework

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Program Options

The School of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at UNSW Australia is one of the largest and finest of its kind in Australasia. We offer two postgraduate coursework masters programs: Information Technology; Engineering Science.

CSE has a strong commitment to research, with focus in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics, Computer Architecture, Computer Systems, Database Systems, Networks & Software Engineering. It is complimented with high quality research facilities. CSE's research facilities and associated programs feed leading edge materials into electives and research projects.

There is opportunity for high quality postgraduates to complete a research thesis as part of their masters program.

As the top IT research school in Australia we offer leading-edge courses delivered by top-class academics. You will find yourself immersed in an active and exciting research environment, where the next generation of IT is being developed.

A number of cutting edge advanced courses are also taught by experts from National ICT Australia, the research institute funded by Australia's Federal Government.

Information Technology

Program 7543 -  Graduate Certificate in Computing

Program 5543 -  Graduate Diploma in Information Technology

Program 8543 -  Master of Information Technology

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Engineering Science

***This program is no longer accepting new admissions ***

Program 7338 -  Graduate Certificate in Engineering Science (IT)

Program 5338 -  Graduate Diploma in Engineering Science (IT)

Program 8538 -  Master of Engineering Science (IT)

Program 8539 -  Master of Engineering Science (extension) (IT)

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Information Technology (MIT)

This is a 2 year full-time degree for graduates with a background in Science or Engineering who have limited computing experience, or graduates who have a backgorund in Computing who wish to specialise and complete in 1 year.

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Engineering Science (MEngSc)

***This program is no longer accepting new admissions ***  This is a 1.5 year full-time specialist degree for graduates in Computer Science and Engineering.  Students who complete the MEngSc may be eligible for the MEngSc (extension) 2 year full-time program.

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How to Apply (PGRD)

A step by step guide on how to apply for postgraduate study at UNSW:

  • How to logdge your application
  • After your application is submitted
  • Accept your offer and enrol
  • Deferring
  • Mid-year entry

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CSE Student Office

CSE Student Office

Contact the CSE Student Office for advice on all program related matters, including policy and procedure, in relation to admission, enrolment, progression, and graduation.