School of
Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

The Information Technology Bachelor-Master Package Program allows international students who articulate with credit into year 3 of UQ’s Bachelor of Information Technology to complete the Bachelor degree as well as the Master of Computer Science in only five semesters (or two calendar years).

Students who meet the entry requirements of the IT Bachelor-Master Package Program and successfully complete the Bachelor of Information Technology with an appropriate GPA will automatically be admitted into the Master of Computer Science program. Scholarships are available for this program and cover the tuition fees for the final semester of the Masters degree.

  • Duration

    2 semesters full time to complete the Bachelor of Information Technology, followed by 3 semesters to complete the Master of Computer Science

  • Location

    UQ St Lucia campus, Brisbane, Australia

  • Commencing

    Semester 1 (late February) or Semester 2 (late July)

  • Fees
Eligibility and entry requirements

The IT Bachelor-Master Package Program is available to eligible students who receive two years advanced standing towards the Bachelor of Information Technology on the basis of approved prior studies (e.g. students from Singaporean Polytechnics, or other partner programs in Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam) and apply to continue in the Master of Computer Science. Students should submit both applications together.

Entry requirements

To apply, a student must
(a) have successfully completed prior studies in Information Technology and be eligible for #32 (2 years) advanced standing, and
(b) satisfy the Executive Dean that, based on the student’s academic record the student is suitably qualified for admission.

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa.

Applications details

Undergraduate Studies and Graduate Coursework Studies application forms for the two degrees have to be completed and submitted with supporting documentation to applicationstatus@uq.edu.au.

For more information, application forms and application deadlines visit UQ International.

IT Package scholarships

Eligible students who qualify for the IT Bachelor-Master Package Program can apply for a scholarship which covers the full tuition fees of the final semester of the Master of Computer Science.

Students who have been granted another Faculty Scholarship (e.g. 50% tuition support for the BInfTech) will not be eligible for the IT Package Scholarship.

Conditions

The scholarship, valued at $5000, is available for students applying for the IT Bachelor-Master Package Program. This program allows international students who articulate with #32 credits of advanced standing into year 3 of UQ’s Bachelor of Information Technology to complete the Bachelor degree as well as the Master of Computer Science in only five semesters (or two calendar years). 

The successful applicants must be classed as an international student in Australia (Australian permanent residents and Australian citizens are not eligible).

Scholarship applications must be received with the IT Package Program application at UQ by:
• 31 October to commence in Semester 1 (February)
• 30 April to commence in Semester 2 (July)

Application / Further Information
  1. Lodge an official UQ undergraduate application form for international students to the International Office
  2. Receive a UQ Student ID Number
  3. Complete the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology International Scholarship Application Form and submit to the Faculty Office:

Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
The University of Queensland QLD 4072
AUSTRALIA
Phone: +61 7 3365 4777
Fax: +61 7 3365 4444
Email: enquiries@eait.uq.edu.au

The scholarship application must be received by:

31 October the previous year for a Semester 1 (February) commencement, or
30 April for a Semester 2 (July) commencement.