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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2017 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:
 

VERY IMPORTANT:

Administrative Essentials -

If you are transferring from another program or eligible for credit transfer/advanced standing/Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), please lodge an RMIT Connect online query via myRMIT student portal to organise credit transfer.  Please do this before you enrol in your courses but after you complete the enrolment checklist.  A study plan will be issued to you which you must follow.

Local Direct/internal Applicants: If you require assistance with your program enrolment, please come to our Enrolment Information Session that will be held in Building 12 Level 10 Room 2at 1:30PM on Wednesday, 5 July 2017.

Note:

 

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 program. These skills are essential.

 

Program Structure Summary -

In summary, you should complete:

  • 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. Please note that COSC2149 Research Methods is only offered in Semester 1. 

Recommended program plan for your program is available at the SEH Academic Services - Science Office located at Building 3 Level 1 Room 2.

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Group One: Core Courses:

Please ensure that you have met all necessary prerequisite requirements by clicking YES in the Prereqs/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 Campus17401689
Algorithms and Analysis12YesCOSC1285City Campus16911645
Usability Engineering12YesCOSC1182City Campus1745
 
AND

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Group Two: Specialisation Courses:

Please ensure that you have met all necessary prerequisite requirements by clicking YES in the Prereqs/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 Infrastructures12YesCOSC2636City Campus1694
Cloud Computing12YesCOSC2640City Campus1651
Cloud Infrastructures12YesCOSC2642City Campus1697
Cloud Security12YesINTE2401City Campus3621
Cryptography and Security12YesINTE1125City Campus2671
Data Mining12YesCOSC2111City Campus1656
Database Systems12YesCOSC2407City Campus1707
iPhone Software Engineering12YesCOSC2472City Campus3534
Information Retrieval12YesISYS1078City Campus1715
Mobile Application Development12YesCOSC2347City Campus1673
Object Oriented Software Design12YesISYS1083City Campus1727
Secure Electronic Commerce12YesINTE1070City Campus3363
Network Programming12YesCOSC1176City Campus1725
Systems Architecture12YesISYS1088City Campus1694
 
AND

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Group Three: Program Electives:

Please ensure that you have met all necessary prerequisite requirements by clicking YES in the Prereqs/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 Infrastructures12YesCOSC2636City Campus1694
Cloud Computing12YesCOSC2640City Campus1651
Cloud Infrastructures12YesCOSC2642City Campus1697
Cloud Security12YesINTE2401City Campus3621
Cryptography and Security12YesINTE1125City Campus2671
Data Mining12YesCOSC2111City Campus1656
Database Systems12YesCOSC2407City Campus1707
Information Retrieval12YesISYS1078City Campus1715
Object Oriented Software Design12YesISYS1083City Campus1727
Secure Electronic Commerce12YesINTE1070City Campus3363
Network Programming12YesCOSC1176City Campus1725
Systems Architecture12YesISYS1088City Campus1694
Artificial Intelligence12YesCOSC1125City Campus1693
Broadcast Networks and Applications12YesCOSC1233City Campus1648
Game Mechanics and Game Play Programming12YesCOSC2477City Campus1712
iPhone Software Engineering12YesCOSC2472City Campus3534
Mobile Application Development12YesCOSC2347City Campus1673
Software Architecture: Design and Implementation12YesCOSC2401City Campus1737
Software Testing12YesISYS1085City Campus1691
Unix Systems Administration and Programming (Linux)12YesCOSC1131City Campus1696
Web Database Applications12YesISYS1124City Campus1699
Web Development Technologies12YesCOSC2277City Campus1750
Web Servers and Web Technology12YesCOSC1300City Campus3468
 
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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 Campus1733
Minor Thesis/Project36YesCOSC2179City Campus34953392
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 Campus1733
Minor Thesis/Project Part A24YesCOSC2389City Campus34963393
Minor Thesis/Project Part B12YesCOSC2390City Campus34973394
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 Campus1639
Software Engineering Postgraduate Project36YesCOSC2616City Campus34983395
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 Campus1639
Postgraduate Software Engineering Project Part A24YesCOSC2648City Campus34993396
Postgraduate Software Engineering Project Part B12YesCOSC2649City Campus35003397
 

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School of Science

Course and Program Structure Enquiries:

Lodge an RMIT Connect online enquiry via your myRMIT student portal 

Academic Services - Science

Building 3 Level 1 Room 2

College of Science, Engineering and Health (SEH)

Tel: +61 3 9925 2621

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