Master of Computing and Innovation (MComp&Innov)

Program Code

Program Faculty
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Academic Year

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (


The Master of Computing and Innovation is a conversion program designed for students who wish to develop new skills in the areas of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and management and innovation. It is suitable for students with no prior experience in computer science as well as those with existing qualifications. In this program students undertake a variety of core and elective courses, designed to provide skills in ICT, management and innovation, as well as a significant project designed to combine skills developed across the program.

The Master of Computing and Innovation is an AQF Level 9 Masters Conversion qualification with a standard full-time duration of 2 years.


Condition of Enrolment

1.     Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Executive Dean or delegate before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Master of Computing and Innovation

There shall be a Master of Computing and Innovation.

Qualification Requirements

To qualify for the degree of Master of Computing and Innovation, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 48 units comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 27 units
  2. Research equivalent courses to the value of 9 units in the form of a research project
  3. Elective courses to the value of 12 units
  4. Unless exempted international students are required to take ENG 7057 Communication and Critical Thinking in lieu of an elective

Core Courses