Graduate Certificate in Computer Science Research
If you’re looking for a pathway toward the Master of Computer Science, or the Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Science), this research certificate is the right way to go.
You’re required to formulate your own research topic, one that broadly conforms to the research interests of our School of Computer Science and Information Technology.
To complete this program, you’ll need to submit your minor thesis or project for critical review by a panel of experts in your field of study.
Learning and teaching
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English.
You will have access to the Learning Hub and other online and digital resources through the myRMIT student portal.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.
This Graduate Certificate in Computer Science Research involves some coursework (Research Methods) and a publishable minor thesis/project of 20 - 50 pages.
Program entry requirements
Completion of an Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in computer science with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (out of 4.0).
English language requirements
To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:
- Academic IELTS (minimum scores) overall band of 6.5 with no individual band below 6.0
- TOEFL (Paper-based): minimum score of 580 (with a Test of Written English (TWE) score of 4.5)
- TOEFL (Internet-based): minimum score of 92 with a minimum of 20 in each section
- Cambridge English (Advanced CAE): CAE Grade B
- Pearson: Minimum score of 58 (no band less than 50).
Last updated January 6, 2016