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    Graduate Diploma in Computer Science
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    Graduate Diploma in Computer Science

    Flinders University

    Flinders University


    Australia, Adelaide

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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Graduate Diploma

    Study Type

    Full Time


    On Campus

    Course Code




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    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake DeadlinesMarch-2025
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    Duration 1 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 39,500  / year
    Next Intake March-2025

    Graduate Diploma in Computer Science


    The advances in information technology driving our rapidly-changing world depend completely on the science behind every new development. Computer science creates the frameworks that information technology depends on, and Flinders University's computer science degrees provide the skills, knowledge and practical training you'll need to make your mark in an amazing and challenging field.  

    Study the theory and practical aspects of topics as diverse as computer programming, intelligent and interactive systems, digital media, robotics, systems engineering, heuristic optimisation and more. You'll work in close consultation with industry, building scientific skills that are in demand and up-to-the-minute, and running industry-relevant projects.

    You won't just study the science, you'll DO the science in a real-world environment.


    Practical experience

    The Master of Computer Science involves significant project work, notably a major individual project that may tackle an industry-relevant problem or a research question.


    Entry Requirements

    Applicants must normally hold a bachelor degree or equivalent qualification or hold a the Graduate Certificate in Leadership in Education or closely related qualification. In addition, applicants must also have no less than two years’ work experience in an organisation.

    English Program Requirements

    If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers. This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.


    A practical, industry-linked degree, Flinders postgraduate computer science courses will see you graduate not just with the skills to seek a career, but fully prepared to step into one.

    Advanced computer science qualifications such as Flinders Master of Computer Science are in high demand in telecommunications, aerospace and defence, government, higher education and private organisations. 

    Potential occupations include:

    • software developer
    • software tester
    • IT project manager
    • systems analyst
    • business analyst
    • computational scientist
    • programmer
    • games programmer
    • e-games designer
    • IT support specialist
    • webmaster
    • system administrator
    • database administrator
    • networking and communications specialist
    • researcher and developer.

    Potential employers include:

    • telecommunications organisations
    • aerospace and defence
    • government
    • higher education institutions
    • private organisations
    • start-ups.

    Professional accreditation/recognition:

    The masters program has been designed to be accredited by Australian Computer Society (ACS). ACS accreditation is recognised internationally for entry to professional practice by 7 other accrediting bodies through the Seoul Accord.

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load

    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 39,500 

    How to Apply

    • Select your course
    • Check entry requirements.
    • Check your eligibility for credit.
    • Apply online
    • Obtain certified documents.
    • Submit your application and documents.
    Flinders University

    Graduate Diploma in Computer Science

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