Master of Science (Computer Science)

Study Area

Information technology and computer science

Study Level



RMIT University



Course Detail


Melbourne City

Intake Time


Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

Further your research skills and contribute to advancements in computer science. As a computer science masters by research candidate, you have the flexibility to pursue an individual topic, or contribute to one of our existing research areas. You will join an active research community and work with academics, peers and partner organisations who have demonstrated research success in a range of specialities, including: data engineering and analytics distributed systems and networking heuristic optimisation information retrieval and web search software engineering RMIT's success is demonstrated in international university rankings, with computer science at RMIT being placed in the top 200 universities in the Shanghai Jiao Tong rankings and joint sixth in Australia for computer science and information systems in the 2015 QS World University rankings. The Australian Research Council identified our research in Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing and Information Systems as above world standard in the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) reports.


Average Score

at least 60%


6.5 (6.0)

Background Requirements


RMIT University

Institute Ranking

#223 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #15 in Australia

Program Ranking