MC061 - Master of Computer Science

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RMIT program code: MC061
Plan name: Master of Computer Science
Plan code: MC061P14
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 079938G

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2018 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Group One: Core Courses:
 
AND  Group Two: Specialisation Courses:
 
AND  Group Three: Program Electives:
 
AND  Group Four: Capstone Courses:
 

- A recommended full-time study load is 48 credit points or Four (4) courses equivalent each semester.

- Total number of credit points needed to complete this master's degree is 144 credit points or 12 courses equivalent.  This consists of:

  • 3 Core Courses
  • 4 Specialisation Courses
  • 1 Program Elective
  • *Research Methods and Minor Thesis/Project (minimum CGPA of 3.0 required) or Advanced Professional Development and Software Engineering Postgraduate Project

*Students planning to take the Minor Thesis/Project must complete COSC2149 Research Methods prior to starting the Minor Thesis/Project. Note: COSC2149 Research Methods is only offered in Semester 1.

 

VERY IMPORTANT ADMINISTRATIVE ESSENTIALS

NEW STUDENTS:

  Enrolment Information Sessions

   You will receive program advisement and enrolment support at these sessions.  Please refer to CSIT Enrolment webpage for your relevant program enrolment information session.

 

  Induction and Orientation Essentials

   Before starting your courses in your program, you are strongly advised to complete the Academic Integrity module and the Lab/Unix Induction programThese skills are essential.

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Group One: Core Courses:

Please ensure that you have met necessary prerequisites by checking course guides - click YES in the Preqs/Coreqs column.

Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Software Engineering Project Management12YesISYS1106City Campus26552615
Algorithms and Analysis12YesCOSC1285City Campus20021963
Usability Engineering12YesCOSC1182City Campus1771
 
AND

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Group Two: Specialisation Courses:

Please ensure that you have met necessary prerequisites by checking course guides - click YES in the Preqs/Coreqs column.

Select and Complete Four (4) of the following Specialisation Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Big Data Management12YesCOSC2636City Campus2651
Big Data Processing12YesCOSC2637City Campus1696
Cloud Computing12YesCOSC2640City Campus2453
Cloud Infrastructures12YesCOSC2642City Campus2494
Cloud Security12YesINTE2401City Campus2457
Computer and Internet Forensics12YesCOSC2302City Campus1702
Cryptography for Cyber Security12YesINTE1125City Campus1804
Data Mining12YesCOSC2111City Campus1816
Database Systems12YesCOSC2407City Campus1782
Games and Artificial Intelligence Techniques12YesCOSC2528City Campus1754
iPhone Software Engineering12YesCOSC2472City Campus26022806
Information Retrieval12YesISYS1078City Campus2631
Mobile Application Development12YesCOSC2347City Campus1938
Object Oriented Software Design12YesISYS1083City Campus2445
Secure Electronic Commerce12YesINTE1070City Campus2455
Network Programming12YesCOSC1176City Campus1986
Software Requirements Engineering12YesCOSC2275City Campus1759
 
AND

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Group Three: Program Electives:

Please ensure that you have met necessary prerequisites by checking course guides - click YES in the Preqs/Coreqs column.

Select and Complete One (1) Course from the following Program Electives:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Big Data Management12YesCOSC2636City Campus2651
Big Data Processing12YesCOSC2637City Campus1696
Cloud Computing12YesCOSC2640City Campus2453
Cloud Infrastructures12YesCOSC2642City Campus2494
Cloud Security12YesINTE2401City Campus2457
Computer and Internet Forensics12YesCOSC2302City Campus1702
Cryptography for Cyber Security12YesINTE1125City Campus1804
Data Mining12YesCOSC2111City Campus1816
Database Systems12YesCOSC2407City Campus1782
Games and Artificial Intelligence Techniques12YesCOSC2528City Campus1754
Information Retrieval12YesISYS1078City Campus2631
Object Oriented Software Design12YesISYS1083City Campus2445
Secure Electronic Commerce12YesINTE1070City Campus2455
Network Programming12YesCOSC1176City Campus1986
Software Requirements Engineering12YesCOSC2275City Campus1759
Artificial Intelligence12YesCOSC1125City Campus1984
Broadcast Networks and Applications12YesCOSC1233City Campus1949
Game Mechanics and Game Play Programming12YesCOSC2477City Campus3237
iPhone Software Engineering12YesCOSC2472City Campus26022806
Mobile Application Development12YesCOSC2347City Campus1938
Software Architecture: Design and Implementation12YesCOSC2401City Campus19181698
Software Testing12YesISYS1085City Campus2595
Unix Systems Administration and Programming (Linux)12YesCOSC1131City Campus1720
Web Development Technologies12YesCOSC2277City Campus1778
 
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Group Four: Capstone Courses:

- Minimum CGPA of 3.0 is required for the Minor Thesis/Project.

- COSC2149 Research Methods (only offered in Semester 1) must be completed prior to starting the Minor Thesis/Project.

- Research Stream A and Project Stream A are for full time students.

- Research Stream B and Project Stream B are for part time students.

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Research Stream - A: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Research Methods12YesCOSC2149City Campus1914
Minor Thesis/Project36YesCOSC2179City Campus19881936
OR

Research Stream - B: Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Research Methods12YesCOSC2149City Campus1914
Minor Thesis/Project Part A24YesCOSC2389City Campus19941943
Minor Thesis/Project Part B12YesCOSC2390City Campus19981944
OR

Project Stream - A: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Advanced Professional Development12YesCOSC2615City Campus2602
Software Engineering Postgraduate Project36YesCOSC2616City Campus26412604
OR

Project Stream - B: Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Advanced Professional Development12YesCOSC2615City Campus2602
Postgraduate Software Engineering Project Part A24YesCOSC2648City Campus26522610
Postgraduate Software Engineering Project Part B12YesCOSC2649City Campus26562611
 

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Program structure enquiries

Academic Services Centre - Melbourne City Campus

College of Science, Engineering and Health

Building 3, Level 1, Room 2

124 La Trobe Street Melbourne 3000

Lodge your enquiries via RMIT Connect Student Portal

https://rmit.service-now.com/connect/

Tel: +61 3 9925 2621

 

Program Manager: Associate Professor Peter Bertok

School of Science

Email: peter.bertok@rmit.edu.au

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