Masters in Computer Science (MCS)

MCS program provides the necessary foundation and specialization in Software Engineering and Telecom & Networks. Graduates of MCS program are now successful in the industry as IT managers, networks/systems administrators, analysts and software engineers. This is a conversion program designed for students having no Computer Science background. Graduates of MCS program are also eligible to pursue the higher-level MS and PhD degree programs.
Specializations: l Software Engineering l Telecommunication & Networks.

Year 1

    Cr-H
CS101 Introduction to information and Comm. Technologies 3+0
SE102 Programming Fundamentals 3+0
ERP102 ERP Business Process Management & Re-engineering 3+0
SE201 Object Oriented Programming 3+0
NW427 Data Communications & Networks 3+0
ACT201 Financial Accounting 3+0
ECR6509 English-3 official Communication and Report Writing 3+0
QT106 Discrete Mathematics 3+0
CS201 Database Management Systems 3+0
CS202 Operating Systems 3+0
CS105 Data Structures & Algorithms 3+0
SE405 Object Oriented Analysis & Design 3+0

Year 2

    Cr-H
CS462 Routing & Switching Techniques 3+0
NW401 Cryptography 3+0
SE417 Software Engineering & Project Management  3+0
CS203 Automata Theory 3+0
CS401 Compiler Construction 3+0
CS301 Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems 3+0
CS Design & Analysis of Algorithms 3+0
ELE Elective 1 3+0
ELE Elective-2 3+0
ELE Elective-3 3+0
IPT414 Final Project 6+0

Curriculum Structure

AreaCr HrAreaCr Hr
Computer Science 18 Networks 9
Software Engineering 15 Social Sciences 3
Quantitative 3 Elective 12
Accounting 3 Project 6
Info. Systems / ERP 3    

Degree Structure

Durations 2 Years
Courses 22
Projects 2
Credit Hours 66 + 6
Eligibility Bachelors 50% minimum

Location: City Campus Comprehensive exam is a mandatory requirement. Student must clear this exam to become eligible for the degree. The curriculum structure, duration and scheduling of each degree program are subject to change without notice.

Incase HEC rules that the minimum credit requirements of a Masters degree after two years bachelors is 90 credit hours then 6 additional courses equivalent 18 credit hours are to be taken by the students for the completion of the degree.