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Master of Computer Science

Master of Computer Science by Coursework

We offer Master of Computer Science by Coursework with the following qualifications accredited by MQA:

  • Software Development - MQA/PA 8110
  • Computational Intelligence - MQA/PA 8111

The Master of Computer Science by coursework is designed to prepare graduates with state of the art knowledge and skills required to compete in the rapidly growing field of computer technology. Research highlights software engineers to be among the fastest growing occupations now through 2020. With the positive economic outlook, local industry has started embracing software applications in an unprecedented aggressive manner. Their consumption of software is fuelling career opportunities as software/web developer, software engineer, database analysts, software implementer and software architect. All software houses are now reporting increase in local sales and a growing number of export orders.

Duration
  • Full time (18 months or 3 semesters)
  • Part time (30 months or 5 semesters)
Entry requirements:
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science/ Information Technology or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent. OR
  • A first degree or equivalent in any subjects other than Computer Science/ Information Technology with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent in which the applicant may be accepted for admission into the master programme, provided that all prerequisite modules in computing have been taken to adequately prepare them to pursue the Master of Computer Science. OR
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science/ Information Technology or equivalent with CGPA less than 2.50 provided that the applicant has at least five (5) years of direct working experience in the ICT industry.
  • Degrees awarded by local/ private institutions of higher learning, including those awarded under any collaborative/ franchising schemes with local or foreign partners must be accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

For International Applicants:

  • A minimum score of 550 in TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
  • A minimum score of 5.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

For Malaysian Applicants, a minimum score of band 3 in MUET (Malaysian University English Test)

 

Master of Computer Science (Software Development) by Coursework

The following table shows the components of the programme and its value for Master of Computer Science (Software Development)

Subject Classification Credit value
Compulsory modules (21 Credit Hours)
KI50103 Algorithm And Analysis
KI50303 Advanced Database Management
KI50503 Advanced Computer and Communication Networks
KI50203 Research Methods in Computer Science
KI50703 Software Engineering for Large Scale Systems
KI50403 Software Testing
KI50603 Web Engineering

3
3
3
3
3
3
3
Specialization/Elective Module (9 Credit Hours)
(Select 3 Courses only)

KI70103 Mobile Application Development
KI70203 Mobile Cloud Computing
KI70303 Software Requirement Analysis Engineering
KI70403 Software Security
KI70503 User Interface Design
KI70603 Advanced Topics in Software Development


3
3
3
3
3
3
Computer Science Project Module (12 Credit Hours)
KI60112 Computer Science Project (12)
12
Total credit value 42

 

Master of Computer Science (Computational Intelligence)by Coursework

The following table shows the components of the programme and its value for Master of Computer Science (Computational Intelligence)

Subject Classification Credit value
Compulsory modules (21 Credit Hours)
KI50103 Algorithm And Analysis
KI50303 Advanced Database Management
KI50503 Advanced Computer and Communication Networks
KI50203 Research Methods in Computer Science
KI50703 Artificial Intelligence Techniques
KI50403 Evolutionary Computing
KI50603 Data Analytics

3
3
3
3
3
3
3
Specialization/Elective Module (9 Credit Hours)
(Select 3 Courses only)

KI70103 Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
KI70203 Data Analysis and Visualization
KI70303 Information Retrieval
KI70403 Machine Learning
KI70503 Multi-Agents System
KI70603 Advanced Topics in Computational Intelligence


3
3
3
3
3
3
Computer Science Project Module (12 Credit Hours)
KI60112 Computer Science Project 
12
Total credit value 42

 

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