If you’re studying a postgraduate degree at UNSW Computer Science and Engineering, you can choose to graduate with a specialisation that maps your path to an exciting career.

It may be possible to complete up to two of the following specialisations within the MIT program, provided both specialisation requirements are met within the allocated 96 UoC.

Compulsory requirement:

Choose one: 

COMP9414 

Artificial Intelligence 

COMP9814 

Extended Artificial Intelligence 

 

Students are also required to complete (18 UoC) from this list to satisfy the specialisation. Pre-requisite courses may also need to be taken. 

COMP4418  

Knowledge Representation and Reasoning 

COMP9318 

Data Warehousing and Data Mining 

COMP9417 

Machine Learning & Data Mining 

COMP9418 

Advanced Topics in Statistical Machine Learning 

COMP9434 

Robotic Software Architecture 

COMP9444 

Neural Networks 

COMP9517 

Computer Vision 

Compulsory requirement: 

BINF9010 

Bioinformatics Methods and Applications 

 

You're also required to complete three courses (18 UoC) from the following list to satisfy the specialisation. Pre-requisites may also need to be taken. 

At least 6 UoC: 

BINF6111  

Genome Informatics Engineering Design Workshop 

BINF6112  

Computational Biology Engineering Design Workshop 

 

Plus 6 or 12 UoC: 

MATH5846 

Intro to Probability & Stochastic Processes 

MATH5856 

Intro to Stats & Statistical Computations* 

COMP9318 

Data Warehousing & Data Mining 

COMP9417 

Machine Learning & Data Mining 

 

MATH5856 has a co-requisite of MATH5846. Seek permission from School of Mathematics if you have sufficient background knowledge and wish to enroll in MATH5856 on its own. 

Note: BINF9020 - Bioinformatics Methods & Applications was removed from this major from 2018 as it is no longer running. 

Students are required to complete five courses (30 UoC) from the below lists to satisfy the specialisation. Students must select at least one course from each of the three areas below and at least two courses from two of the areas below. Pre-requisite courses may also need to be taken. 

Students must take at least 6-12 UoC of the following courses. 

COMP9313 

Big Data Management 

COMP9321 

Data Services Engineering 

COMP9315 

Database Systems Implementation 

COMP9318 

Data Warehousing and Data Mining 

COMP9319 

Web Data Compression & Search 

 

Students must take at least 6-12 UoC of the following courses. 

COMP4418 

Knowledge Representation 

COMP6714 

Info Retrieval and Web Search 

COMP9417 

Machine Learning & Data Mining 

COMP9444 

Neural Networks 

 

Students must take at least 6-12 UoC of the following courses. 

COMP4141 

Theory of Computation 

COMP6741 

Parameterized & Exact Computation 

MATH5845 

Time Series 

MATH5855 

Multivariate Analysis 

MATH5905 

Statistical Inference 

MATH5960 

Bayesian Inference & Computation 

This specialisation is for students who prefer maximum flexibility in the courses they select.

Students are required to complete three courses (18 UoC) from the following list to satisfy the specialisation. Pre-requisites may also need to be taken. 

COMP6714 

Information Retrieval and Web Search 

COMP9313 

Big Data Management 

COMP9315 

Database Systems Implementation 

COMP9318 

Data Warehousing and Data Mining 

COMP9319 

Web Data Compression and Search 

COMP9321 

Data Services Engineering 

Students are required to complete three courses (18 UoC) from the following list to satisfy the specialization. Pre-requisites may also need to be taken. 

COMP9321 

Web Applications Engineering 

COMP9322 

Service-Oriented Architectures 

COMP9323 

e-Enterprise Project 

MBAX9117 

E-Business: Strategy & Management** 
 

Students are required to complete three courses (18 UoC) from the following list to satisfy the specialisation. Pre-requisites may also need to be taken. 

COMP9332 

Network Routing and Switching 

COMP9334 

Systems Capacity Planning 

COMP6733 

Internet of Things Experimental Design Studio* 

COMP9336 

Mobile Data Networking 

COMP9337 

Securing Wireless Networks