Research an area of your interest, advance your undergraduate degree, and explore the latest developments in computer and information sciences with the Master of Computer and Information Sciences.
Research topics range from interdisciplinary research to specialised topics within data mining, knowledge engineering, information systems, robotics, bioinformatics, health informatics, mobile applications, radio frequency identification (RFID), artificial intelligence, information security, computational astronomy, geocomputation or networking.
Many of our students work closely with one of our research institutes or labs for their research. Successful graduates are well prepared for PhD study.
Must have completed the Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences or an equivalent qualification with a B grade average or higher in level 7 courses.
You take the core Course Research Methods, and complete either a research project or thesis under the guidance of an experienced academic supervisor. Your project or thesis may involve the creation of a software artefact. Enrolment in a thesis is subject to achieving at least a B- average in coursework courses including a pass in Research Methods I and approval of research proposal.
The Master of Computer and Information Sciences enables you to focus on one of the discipline clusters below, or combine courses from different clusters.
Including bioinformatics, health informatics, neuroinformatics, data mining and knowledge engineering, artificial intelligence, machine learning, nature-inspired computing and geocomputation.
Including data warehousing and big data, IT strategy and policy, ICT issues in the SME sector, eSystems design and development, visual information processing, information visualisation, human computer interaction.
Including usage centred design, software requirements engineering, software architecture, software development methods.
*Enrolment subject to approval by the programme leader.
**These four courses are offered online.
Enrolment in courses is subject to meeting all requirements and availability of courses.
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