MSc in Computer Science (by research)

Sunway University
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
January March June August
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About this course

The MSc in Computer Science programme will train you to carry out research in current and emerging fields within the Information Technology industry. With the aim of expanding your intellect by nurturing advanced knowledge in specialist technical subject areas, our focus is to enable you to lead future developments be it in the industry or in academia. You will be integrated as members of our research groups at Sunway University with various opportunities to participate in research alongside your supervisors through seminars, workshops, laboratory experiments and fieldwork. Graduates of the MSc in Computer Science will have competencies in theory and practice of ICT and Computer Science. They will be well-equipped with analytical and problem-solving skills to work as senior consultants or in managerial positions in their field of study. The MSc in Computer Science (by Research) consists of two taught modules and one thesis. You will be required to complete two subjects, namely Research Methodology and Directed Readings, before you proceed to write the thesis. By undergoing these two subjects, you will develop the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct research successfully towards attaining your Master’s degree.

This programme is validated by Lancaster University and upon successful completion of the programme, graduates are awarded two certificates; one from Sunway University and another from Lancaster University. 

Entry Requirements

A Bachelor’s Degree in Computing with minimum CGPA of 3.00 or equivalent Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis.

English Language Requirements:

  • IELTS 6.0;
  • TOEFL 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 80 (internet-based);
  • PTE Academic 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)
  • Cambridge English (First) 75+
  • Cambridge English (Advanced) Minimum 67

Curriculum

The MSc in Computer Science (by Research) consists of two taught modules and one thesis. Students will be required to complete two taught modules, namely Research Methodology and Directed Readings, before they proceed to writing the thesis. By undergoing these two modules, candidates will develop the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct research successfully towards the Master’s degree.

 

 

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