Master of Applied Computing

Study Programme Details
Country: New Zealand
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


18 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey into the heart of technology with the Master of Applied Computing. In a world where technology permeates every industry, this program bridges the gap for professionals seeking to enhance their skill set and thrive in the evolving landscape of work. Seize the opportunity to shape your future and unlock a myriad of possibilities across diverse domains.


Dive into the world of technology with the Master of Applied Computing at Lincoln University. This intensive 12-month program is designed for individuals without a technological background, offering a swift transition into technology-based roles. Immerse yourself in experiential, project-based learning, including a captivating industry project. The program prioritizes the development of problem-solving capabilities and interpersonal skills highly valued by the tech industry.

Admission Requirements

  • A  New Zealand level 7 bachelor’s degree or recognised equivalent with a B average or better in the 300 level and final year (full-time equivalent) courses*.
  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall, with no individual component less than 6.0
  • TOEFL iBT Overall score of 80 (with at least 21 in Writing and 18 in Speaking)
  • Cambridge English Overall score of 176, with no individual component less than 169
  • Pearson Test of English 58 overall score – with no communicative skill less than 50
  • NZCEL Level 5

You can choose from three different intakes. Begin in the November intake and you can complete this qualification in as little as twelve months. Alternatively, start in either the February or July intake and take 18 months to complete your study, incorporating a summer break.

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Future Career Outcomes

Potential tech-based careers for graduates of the Master of Applied Computing include software creation and maintenance, particularly relating to land-based industries. Or depending on the electives you choose, you could focus on data, databases and geographic information systems.

Visa Requirements:

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