MS in Computing

Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology Dubai

Program Description

MS in Computing

Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology Dubai

MS in Computing

SZABIST offers MS degree with majors in Information Technology, Software Engineering, Com-puter Sciences & Information Security Management. The MS is an evening program only and consists of 8 courses and a Thesis / Research Project / Course Work.

For students with a 4 year BS or 2 year MCS degree, the MS is a two year program. 9 MS courses and Thesis/ Research Project/Course Work are needed to graduate (33 credit hours).

For students with a 4 year professional degree (BE, MSc etc.), the MS Program is a two year program. Deficiency conversion courses and 9 MS courses and Thesis/Research Project/Course Work are needed to graduate (33 credit hours +18 credit hours of deficiency courses.)

For students with a 3 year BCS degree, the MS Program is a three year program. One year of deficiency conversion courses and 9 MS courses and Thesis or Research Project are needed to graduate (33 credit hours + 30 credit hours of deficiency courses.)

For students with a 2/3 year non relevant bachelor degree (BA, BCom, BSc etc.), the MCS Program is a two year program consists of 20 courses with a total of 60 Credit hours and Thesis or Research Project are needed to graduate.

The maximum time limit to complete the MS/MCS degree is five years.

Programme structure (for students with a 4 year BS or 2 year MCS degree)

First semester

  •  Advance Database Systems
  •  Research Methodology
  •  Telecom Management
  •  Elective I (Independent Study I)

Second semester


  • Information Security and Assurance
  • Information Technology Infrastructure
  • Elective II
  • Elective III (Independent Study II)

Third semester


  • Elective IV
  • Thesis/Research Project/Course work

Fourth semester

  • Co-requisite V
  • Co-requisite VI
  • Thesis / Research Project / Course Work

Co-requisite courses (6 out of the following 9 courses)

  • Operating Systems
  • Digital Systems
  • Software Engineering Analysis
  • Computer Networks
  • Object Oriented Techniques
  • Programming Languages and Data Structure
  • Computer Organization
  • Software Development and Modeling
  • Database Design and Application
This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
Duration
Duration
2 - 5 years
Full time
Price
Price
9,075 AED
Information
Deadline
Start date Sept. 2017
Place
United Arab Emirates Dubai
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 - 5 years
Price 9,075 AED
per semester