Graduate Certificate in Computer Science Research

RMIT University

Program Description

Graduate Certificate in Computer Science Research

RMIT University

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.

Program structure

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
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
July 2016
Feb. 2017
Duration
Duration
1 semester
Full time
Price
Price
13,920 AUD
Information
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Start date July 2016
Place
Australia Melbourne, Victoria
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Duration 1 semester
Price 13,920 AUD
Start date Feb. 2017
Place
Australia Melbourne, Victoria
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Duration 1 semester
Price 13,920 AUD