Masters of Computer & information Sciences in Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology

Campus: Auckland

Duration: 1.5 years

*Fee: $35,885 approx

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The Master of Computer and Information Sciences gives you the opportunity to do research in the area in which you’re interested and you’ve access to all the latest developments.

Research topics are wide in range from interdisciplinary research to specialized topics within data mining, knowledge engineering, information systems, robotics, bioinformatics, health informatics, mobile applications, radio frequency identification (RFID), artificial intelligence, information security, computational astronomy, geo computation or networking.

The students are made to work with research institute or lab in collaboration in order to do research. They are prepared from the perspective that they can take their research further via Doctoral program in the same.

A complete paper related to Research Methods is included in the curriculum so that can support the student with their project/thesis conducted under the proper guidance that may or may not include the creation of a software artefact.

One may opt for one of these or combine to widen their scope:

Discipline clusters include:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Engineering
  • Information Systems and Technology
  • Software Systems Engineering
    Career opportunities

  • Chief information officer/Chief technology officer
  • Database architect
  • E-Commerce solutions architect
  • General manager IT
  • Integration architect
  • IT director/manager
  • Programme manager
  • Project director/manager/leader
  • Senior technical consultant
  • Software developer/architect
    Entry criteria


    The Degree in Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences or an equivalent qualification with a B grade average or higher in level 7 papers.

    English Language Requirements:

    1. Minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher
    2. TOEFL iBT score of 90
    3. PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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