General requirements:
  • A bachelor’s level qualification in the relevant and related disciplines of computer science from a reputed and accredited higher education institution with at least 65% marks in aggregate
  • Thorough knowledge of at least second-year undergraduate level mathematics and statistics, preferably having studied them as electives alongside the computer science major
English language requirements:
  • IELTS Academic: A minimum overall band score of 6.5 with no less than 6 in each band
  • TOEFL PBT: An overall score of 577 with at least 4.5 in TWE
  • TOEFL iBT: A total score of at least 79 with no less than 21 in Writing, 18 in Speaking and 13 in Reading and Listening segments
  • PTE (Academic): An overall score above 58 with no communication band score less than 50
  • Cambridge English (Advanced): A score of 176 and at least 169 in each skill

Application process: Online (through the official website of the University of Melbourne)

Application fee: AU$ 100 (INR 5079 approximately)

Documents required for applying:

  • Academic transcripts of all previous qualifications
  • Certificates of prior qualifications
  • English language proficiency test scorecards
  • Resume or CV
  • A copy of passport or similar travel document as proof of nationality

The government of Australia mandates every higher education institution in the country to charge a Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) in addition to the tuition fees and other administrative fees. The Australian government determines the SSAF every year, and it covers the costs of the varied services and facilities of support that they overseas students can avail inside and outside the campuses of the colleges and universities in Australia. The international students coming to study in the higher education institutions Down Under must also purchase an Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).

Annual tuition fees for Master of Science in Computer Science at University of Melbourne: AU$ 41,344 (INR 20.9 lacs approximately)

Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF): AU$ 298 (INR 15,130 approximately)

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC): AU$ 437 (INR 22,188 approximately)

Through the intensive coursework and internship program structure, the Computer Science graduates from the University of Melbourne are ready to face any professional challenge that comes their way. The career prospects for the graduates are promising due to the strong network ties to the industry that they form through their internship experiences and guest lecture sessions. Equipped with top-notch problem-solving and analytical abilities in their relevant sectors, the graduates frequently choose the following areas of work on the completion their study program at the University of Melbourne.

  • Systems analyst
  • Network manager
  • Application programmer
  • Software designer
  • Game and software developer
  • Information architect
  • Project manager
  • Computational research expert
  • Software engineer.

Apart from the DFAT scholarships from the government of Australia for exceptionally talented international students that covers the tuition fee, a monthly stipend, OSHC and other academic expenses, there are plenty of scholarship and funding options at the University of Melbourne. The scholarships usually offer any one of the following.

  • Remission of AU$ 13,876 from the first year graduate tuition fees
  • 50% remission of the total tuition fees for the entire duration of the graduate study program
  • 100% remission of the total tuition fees for the entire duration of the graduate study program

The following are the scholarship options for the overseas students of Master of Science in Computer Science at University of Melbourne.

  • Choral Scholarships
  • FJ Cato Scholarship
  • Peter Norris Scholarship
  • Old Collegians Scholarship
  • Ellen Wren Scholarship
  • Archbishop’s Scholarship
  • Father Brian Fleming SJ Scholarships
  • Simon Farley Scholarship.

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