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Gain a deep understanding of computing fundamentals and specialise in one of the many topics that ANU excels in.
The Master of Computing is a two year full-time (or equivalent part-time) degree that provides students with exposure to best practice in computing and cutting edge courses in areas of relevance to computing practitioners.
This course suits both computing graduates, and those of other disciplines. Whether you have a computing background and are looking to deepen your expertise, or are from a different field and want to learn more about computing, this degree has something for you.
Learn best practice in computing with cutting-edge courses designed to produce computing and IT professionals of the future.
With an option to complete a computing specialisation, you can explore your interests and develop expertise in a chosen subfield.
ANU computing graduates are globally recognised as professionals capable of driving innovation and creating a digital transformation.
Work with some of Australia’s leading researchers on real-world projects that have a real impact. Master of Computing students will build professional skills as part of the University’s innovative TechLauncher program. You can work in small groups with industry partners, researchers, or in start-ups; undertake a small research project supervised by an academic; or an internship with local industry or government agency.
Master of Computing students with a GPA greater than 6/7 may transfer to the Master of Computing (Advanced) with up to 48 units of credit.

Master of Computing specialisations

If you have space in your program, you can complete a 24 unit specialisation in your chosen area.

TechLauncher computing project

The computing project, offered through our TechLauncher program, is completed in your final year of study as a capstone experience.

This may be either:
  • a group project (COMP8715) completed over your final two semesters; or
  • an individual research project (COMP8755) completed over your final two semesters (6 units per semester) or in the final semester (12 units).


This program is professionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

Entry requirements and degree stucture

For more information please visit Programs & Courses


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