Computer Science (Master's by Coursework)

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About Courses

Master of Computer Science program is offered on a full time and part time basis in order to accommodate both fresh graduates and working professionals. It offers a curriculum that emphasizes the fundamentals in computing as well as its various applications.The emergence of new technologies in computing demands computer professionals to be well-versed in the related areas of computer science such as software engineering, database, multimedia, networking, data communication, security, and artificial intelligence. Thus, the Master of Science in Computer Science degree in UiTM is designed to further strengthen both theoretical and practical aspects of computer science.

Mode of Program

Full Time / Part Time

Duration of Study

Full Time : 3-4 Semesters
Part Time : 4-8 Semesters

Classes are conducted on weekday evenings and Saturday

Entry Requirements

  • Academic Qualification
    • Applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in a relevant field of study from a university that is recognized by the University Senate and the Malaysian government.
  • English Language Proficiency
    • a TOEFL certificate with a score of at least
    • 550 for (paper based), or
    • 213 (computer based), or
    • 79-80 (IBT), or
    • an IELTS certificate with at least Band 6.0

*Any other English language certificates other than TOEFL and IELTS are NOT accepted by the university.

 Courses Offered

  • Semester 1 
    • Advanced Software Engineering
    • Advanced Computer Architecture and Organization
    • Automata Theory and Formal Languages
    • Research Methods in Computing
    • Philosophy of Computer Sciences.
  • Semester 2 
    • Compiler Constructions
    • Advanced Algorithm & Analysis
    • Reading in CS
    • Seminar in CS
    • Elective 1
  • Semester 3
    • Computing Project
    • Emergent Computing Technologies
    • Elective 2


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