Master in Computer Science – MSU

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The Master in Computer Science programme is a comprehensive and professionally oriented computer science module which blends the basics of computer science with contemporary and applied skills imperative to a career in technology. This programme is well-suited to individuals with an interest in specific technology related areas from a range that includes computer engineering, mobile computing, and data analytics. Through the course of this programme, you will collaborate with accomplished lecturers experienced in industry and work with colleagues of a similar mind-set. Upon graduation, you will be well-equipped with the skillset needed in the IT industry.


School of Information Technology
Duration: 1 Year
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  • To provide students with a nationally recognized qualification in Computer Science
  • To provide students with education in sync with industry standards
  • To assist students in developing their research skills in the field of Computer Science
  • To develop students to be thorough professionals in the field of Computer Science


School of Information Technology
Duration: 1 Year
Course Fee Details

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This program is a research program hence no content modules are taught in the programme. The students will be required to complete two research modules and complete a thesis to meet the program requirements. The research modules taught are

  • Research Methodology – 12 credits
  • Statistical Analysis – 12 credits

In addition, the students will complete a 96 credits thesis focussed on a contemporary issue in computer science.

  • Psychology for Individual and
    Social Development
  • Guidance and Counselling
  • Educational Planning and Policy
  • Leadership and Management in Education
  • Dissertation

Entry Requirements

  • A related Bachelor’s Degree OR
  • A related Graduate Diploma at Level 8
  • 25 years old AND, a MNQF Level 6 Advanced Diploma AND 4 years’ experience in the proposed field of study OR 
  • 25 years old, completion of a related Level 6 qualification, and 6 years of relevant experience (of which 3 years of experience is obtained after completion of a Level 6 qualification), and completion of an MQA approved Pre-Master’s Program.