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Master of Science in Quantum Technology(Advanced option available)


Want to change society and assist in the transition to the new age of Quantum Science? Dig into the frontier of quantum technology, covering topics such as unbreakable cryptography, faster computers and quantum phenomena with the Master of Science (MSc) in Quantum Technology.

The Quantum Age is upon us, with huge investments from government and industry domestically and internationally. It will require a new set of skills that this course provides, giving you a wide array of prospects once you finish. Combine your passion with a diverse series of courses available combined with both individual and group coursework and research projects.

Program details

Master of Quantum Technology

The Master of Science in Quantum Technology offers a variety of courses covering noise and measurement, quantum mechanics, imaging methods and systems, programming for scientists, quantum industry, and rapid prototyping and systems integration.

Through this program you will also develop a critical understanding of the role of Science in Society, a vital skill that will enable you to identify, communicate and respond to societal needs and global challenges.

Advanced program

The Advanced program provides you with the opportunity to extend your practical, coursework experience in precision quantum technology with the development and implementation of a research projects supervised by an academic. You will be required to develop expertise in a nominated area through independent research and completion of a dissertation. It is particularly relevant to those who wish to benefit from the research strengths of ANU.

Learning experience

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National Computational Infrastructure

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Meet some of your teachers

Dr Sean Hodgman

Dr Sean Hodgman

Sean's research is primarily on experimental ultracold atoms and degenerate quantum gases in optical lattices, using them to form analogue quantum simulators for many body quantum systems, conduct quantum atom optics experiments and study fundamental atomic physics.


A masters degree specialising in quantum technology provides you with the skills to pursue a career at the forefront of the emerging quantum industry, including quantum computing, quantum communication, quantum metrology, policy surrounding quantum technologies or further study. ANU has a strong reputation in the field of quantum science, meaning our graduates are highly sought-after and go on to find interesting careers in a range of areas. A Master of Science in Quantum Technology (Advanced) can also lead to a PhD.

Fees & scholarships

Tuition fees: Tuition fees

Visit the handbook to see indicative fees and Commonwealth supported places for this degree.

Scholarships: Scholarships

ANU offers many scholarships both to overcome disadvantage and to recognise academic merit.

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Learn about different areas of Physics and their applications, examples of careers and employment trends in different areas, what it is like to work in Physics as well as an overview of studying the Master of Science in Precision Instrumentation & Measurement and Quantum Technology.

How to apply

Understand the entry requirements

Gather supporting documents

If you graduated from an Australian university, UAC will be able to access your results in most cases. However, you may be asked to provide transcripts or other documentation, so it is a good idea to prepare your records just in case.

You can still apply before you complete your Bachelor Degree if you are in your final year, and you must advise UAC in your application. You may need to provide a copy of your academic transcript directly to UAC as soon as you complete your degree. UAC will provide instructions during the application process.

Submit an application

You will need to submit your application through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Receive an offer

All offers are made through UAC and are released on a rolling basis. You can access your offers and correspondence by logging into your UAC account.

Accept your offer

Once you receive an offer it is very important that you accept it to ensure your place at ANU is reserved.

Understand the entry requirements

Prepare entry requirements & support documents

When you apply to ANU, you must be prepared to provide specific documents that we need to assess your application.

Submit your application

Visit the International applications - ANU Postgraduate to start your application.

Receive an offer

There are three assessment rounds in each semester. Applying in the first round will give you three opportunities to be assessed and accepted, giving you the best chance of being offered a place at ANU.

Accept your offer

Accept the offer and enrol at ANU!

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