The MSc in Computer Science programme will train you to carry out research in current and emerging fields within the Information Technology industry. With the aim of expanding your intellect by nurturing advanced knowledge in specialist technical subject areas, our focus is to enable you to lead future developments be it in the industry or in academia. You will be integrated as members of our research groups at Sunway University with various opportunities to participate in research alongside your supervisors through seminars, workshops, laboratory experiments and fieldwork. Graduates of the MSc in Computer Science will have competencies in theory and practice of ICT and Computer Science. They will be well-equipped with analytical and problem-solving skills to work as senior consultants or in managerial positions in their field of study. The MSc in Computer Science (by Research) consists of two taught modules and one thesis. You will be required to complete two subjects, namely Research Methodology and Directed Readings, before you proceed to write the thesis. By undergoing these two subjects, you will develop the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct research successfully towards attaining your Master’s degree.
On successful completion of the programme, the graduates will also be awarded with a degree from Lancaster University. They will be awarded two certificates, making them graduates of both Sunway University and Lancaster University.
January, March, June & September
2 Years (full-time)
3 Years (part-time)
The MSc in Computer Science (by Research) consists of two taught modules and one thesis. Students will be required to complete two taught modules, namely Research Methodology and Directed Readings, before they proceed to writing the thesis. By undergoing these two modules, candidates will develop the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct research successfully towards the Master’s degree.
Bachelor’s Degree A Bachelor’s Degree in Computing with minimum CGPA of 3.00 or equivalent
Other Qualifications Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis