Master in Computer Science (By Research)

Course Title : Computer Science, Master (By Research)
Course Code : MCS

About the Course
The Master in Computer Science programme is intended for computer professionals and people who wish to broaden and deepen their understanding of computer science. The programme provides a unique opportunity to develop leading-edge in-depth knowledge of specific computer science disciplines. 

Entry Requirements

(i) A Bachelor’s Degree in Computing field with CGPA of 2.5 and above. Candidate with a CGPA below 2.5 but above 2.0 may be accepted, subject to rigorous internal review process;


(ii) Other equivalent qualification recognised by Malaysian Government 


Full Time Study:
Minimum: 2 semesters/1 year
Maximum: 4 semesters/2 years 

Part Time Study:
Minimum: 4 semesters/2 years
Maximum: 12 semesters/6 years

Core Subjects

  • Advanced Research Method
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Dissertation Writing
  • Quantitative Methods for Computer Science

Career Prospect
Computer Science offers solid job prospects and many diverse career paths. Students with master’s degree in computer science are qualified to pursue a career in a wide variety of computing careers, dealing with software development or system design and analysis. Among the career opportunities in this sector are Computer System Analyst, Computer Software Engineer, Computer Support Specialist, Computer Programmer, Database Administrator, Software Development Manager, Lead Software Developer, UNIX Specialist, Senior System Engineer, IT Manager, Websphere Application Developer, System Engineer, Network Administrator, Helpdesk Analyst, Academician and Researcher. 

KPT Reference: KPT/ JPS (R/481/7/0255) 10/20 

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