Master of Computer Science (MSCS)

About MSCS Program

The program is aiming to produce well rounded individuals who are productive and responsible members of society familiar with the technical concepts and practices in the computing &information technology domains. The program provides graduates with competency and knowledge to take on appropriate professional roles in information technology industry or to pursue further education.  To provide students with in depth knowledge of the theoretical and practical aspects of Computer Science so as to satisfy the technological needs in the private and public sector.

Objectives of the MSCS Program

The main objective of the Master of Science in Computer Science is to equip students with advanced skills in Computer Science. Specifically, the objectives of the program are to:

  •  Provide students with skills to deploy and manage Computer infrastructures in organizations so as to improve their effectiveness
  • Provide students with research skills which will help then grow with the technological advancements as well as help them participate in the development of new technologies
  •  Produce trained manpower in Computer Science for higher learning institutions as well as other organizations,
  • Use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies.
  • Analyze, identify and define the requirements that must be satisfied to address    problems    or    opportunities    faced    by    individuals    or organizations.
  • Identify and evaluate current and emerging technologies and assess their impact on individuals, organizations and society; including ethical, legal and policy issues.
  • Demonstrate independent critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Collaborate in teams to accomplish a common goal by integrating personal initiative and group cooperation.
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with clients, users and peers both verbally and in writing, using appropriate terminology.
  • Recognize the need for continued learning throughout career.
  • Inculcate professionalism in the minds of the student and for him/her to be ethical,
  • Develop in the student the ability to work in teams, to have the sense of co-operation, be honest and loyal, and
  • Initiate, promote and foster research in the various disciplines of Computer Science.