MS in Computing

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Program Description

MS in Computing

SZABIST offers MS degree with majors in Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer 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 is 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.

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

First semester

  • Advanced 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/Coursework

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
Last updated Jan 2018

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