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Master of Science in Computing

Offered by: Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
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Exam BodyAPU, Malaysia
Course DurationFull time (2 years) / Part time (3-4 years)
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FeesRM 25,200
Fees (International Student)RM 27,800
CampusAPU, Malaysia
FacultySchool of Computing and Technology
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Mode of StudyResearch
Course Description

DIRECT ENTRY TO MASTER PROGRAMME:

• Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 3.00 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualification as acceptable by the Senate.

• Bachelor’s degree with CGPA 2.50 out of 4.00, but below CGPA 3.00; can be accepted with rigorous assessment (include test, interview or portfolio).

 

• Bachelor’s degree with CGPA below 2.50 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualification can be accepted with minimum 5 years relevant working experience in related field.

Note: Bachelor’s Degree must be in an area of Science and Technology related to Computing

Curriculum

Modules and Assessments:

This programme is conducted by research and is assessed via oral presentations and reports at various junctures, including a Proposal Defence, regular half-yearly progress monitoring at research colloquiums, Work Completion Defence, Thesis Examination and Viva Voce. Students would need to take one taught module on Research Methodology to gain the pre-requisite knowledge to effectively carry out their research. Regular discussions with the supervisors would be expected to ensure the direction of research as well as the quality and significance of the findings.

 

Programme Structure / Process Flow:

This programme is conducted by research and is assessed via oral presentations and reports at various junctures, including a Proposal Defence, regular half-yearly progress monitoring at research colloquiums, Work Completion Defence, Thesis Examination and Viva Voce. Students would need to take one taught module on Research Methodology to gain the pre-requisite knowledge to effectively carry out their research. Regular discussions with the supervisors would be expected to ensure the direction of research as well as the quality and significance of the findings.

Entry Requirements

General Requirement

Master of Science in Computing

Bachelor’s Degree must be in an area of Science and Technology related to Computing

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 3.00 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualification as acceptable by the Senate.
  • Bachelor’s degree with CGPA 2.50 out of 4.00, but below CGPA 3.00; can be accepted with rigorous assessment (include test, interview or portfolio).
  • Bachelor’s degree with CGPA below 2.50 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualification can be accepted with minimum 5 years relevant working experience in related field.
  • English Requirements: IELTS 5.0

English Requirements

Only Applicable to International Students

Please note that under Ministry of Education regulations, only students who have achieved the minimum requirement in the English Language proficiency assessment as indicated above will be allowed to continue their studies in the main study programme. Students who do not have the required English Language achievement may apply for a student visa on conditional basis and are allowed to enrol in an English Language Certification programme at APU upon arrival in Malaysia and, subsequently, appear for the IELTS/TOEFL/PTE/MUET assessment. Students who are unable to obtain the required level of English Competency during the maximum 12 months’ period, will not be allowed to pursue their studies in the main programme and will have to return to their home country.

Students from English speaking countries and those with qualifications taught in English (previous Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree taught in English) are exempted from English requirements. Applications for exemption must be accompanied by supporting documents.

Note: The above entry requirements may differ for specific programmes based on the latest programme standards published by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Intake Months

Full Time & Part Time - Every month

Career Prospects
  • Computer and Information Systems
  • Manager
  • IT Director
  • IT Research and Development Leader
  • Computing Scientist
  • Research Assistant
  • University Lecturer
  • IT Project Manager

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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