Master of Computer Science in Software Engineering via ODL (By Coursework)

(N-DL/481/7/0819) 11/25 (MQA/PSA14087)

Course Information

Mode: By Coursework
Duration: Part-Time (only):Min. 2 years, Max. 5 years
Intakes: February, October
Campus: Cyberjaya
Full Time / Part Time
Conducted in Malaysia: Yes
Level of Study: Masters Degree Level
Field of Study: Computing & IT
Faculty: Faculty of Computing & Informatics (FCI)
Awarding Country: Malaysia
Exam Body: Internal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Fees: 15400/Course

Course Overview

Master of Computer Science in Software Engineering is a Master programme by coursework, offered by Faculty of Computing and Informatics. Although the name of the programme reflects its specialization in software engineering, Master of Computer Science in Software Engineering and Software Architecture is constantly reviewed to ensure that the programme is kept abreast with new technologies and the needs of the industry from time to time. For example, new electives such as Security in Computing, Data Mining and Analytics as well as High Performance Computing for Big Data were introduced in line with the advancement of CyberSecurity and Big Data. Candidates pursuing this programme have an advantage of getting exposure to other computer science fields apart from software engineering field.

Entry Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, in a Computing field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; OR
  • A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, in a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment process; OR
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, in a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate, can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in the relevant field.
  • English Entry Requirement:
    • Minimum IELTS overall band score of 6.0 or its equivalent*
    • *The equivalency table is as below:
      English Competency CEFR High
      B1
      CEFR Low
      B2
      CEFR Mid
      B2
      CEFR High
      B2
      IELTS 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.5
      TOEFL iBT 42 46 60 79
      MUET Band 3 Band 3 Band 4 Band 4
      Pearson Test of English 47 51 59 63
      Cambridge Qualifications and Test 154 160 169 176
    • In addition to the above, any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of the University.
    • The English language requirement is waived for the candidates who are natives of and/or have completed their Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees from countries that use English as the medium of instruction as well as the first language.
  • All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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