MS Computer Science

MS Computer Science

Vision

To create computer scientists who can take on the complex technological problems of modern society by building robust software systems, develop efficient computing algorithms, and help machines think and see intelligently, fulfilling the demand for computer science researchers and software developers in Pakistan.

Mission

Provide a conducive learning environment to

  • Impart students with the knowledge and skills in both theoretical and applied foundations of computer science
  • Rigorously train students in understanding software systems, processes and state-of-the-art technologies.
  • Develop critical-thinkers and effective problem-solvers possessing the ability to program intelligent software using modern computing technologies.
  • Advance research by promoting innovative ideas in core computer science and multidisciplinary application areas.
  • Develop students’ interpersonal and team-work skills for continuing professional growth and instill a desire to pursue life-long learning.
  • Prepare students for productive careers in industry and academia to address a wide range of complex scientific, technological, and social problems through computing.

Overview

In the last three decades, computers have entered all spheres of our lives from business applications, office automation, science and engineering, expert systems, information and data processing, to shopping in grocery stores. Given the unprecedented pace at which developments are taking place there is a demand today for advanced training and education in Computer Science.

The MS Computer Science program at Kinnaird provides students with an in-depth knowledge of computer science fundamentals and provides them with an advanced understanding of Databases, Process Mining, Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence.  It develops student’s capacity for inquiry, abstract and logical thinking, and critical analysis.

Experts in the field bring personal computing experiences to the classroom. Students are assigned projects, research work and make presentations aimed at helping them combine theoretical perspectives with professional practice. Students are trained to pursue careers as Computer Science Faculty Member, Software Development Managers and take various other roles in the industry.

Admission Requirement

  • 04 years BA/B.Sc. (Hons) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 OR 60% marks in Masters after 02 years BA/ B.Sc. The applicants should have done their Graduation/Masters in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or any engineering discipline.
  • All candidates must appear for KC Graduate Assessment Test.
  • Only short listed candidates will be called for the Interview.

Road Map

Sr. No. Course Type Course Title Cr. Hrs.
Semester I
1 Major Advanced Analysis of Algorithms 3
2 Major Advanced Operating Systems 3
3 Major Elective – I 3
4 Major Elective – II 3
Total 12
Semester II
1 Major Introduction to Theory of Computation 3
2 Major Advanced Computer Architecture 3
3 Major Elective – III 3
4 Major Research Methodology 1
Total 10
Semester III
1 Major Elective – IV 3
Total 3
Semester IV
1 Major Thesis 6
Total 6
Total Degree Credit Hours 31
Sr. No. Course Type Course Title Cr. Hrs.
Semester I
1 Major Advanced Analysis of Algorithms 3
2 Major Advanced Operating Systems 3
3 Major Elective – I 3
4 Major Elective – II 3
Total 12
Semester II
1 Major Introduction to Theory of Computation 3
2 Major Advanced Computer Architecture 3
3 Major Elective – III 3
4 Major Research Methodology 1
Total 10
Semester III
1 Major Elective – IV 3
1 Major Elective – V 3
Total 6
Semester IV
1 Major Thesis 3
Total 3
Total Degree Credit Hours 31

Research Thesis:

An M.Phil candidate who has completed her course work with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 must present and pass the oral proposal defense examination before she is allowed to carry out her Masters research. On passing the thesis proposal defense the student must carry out a research study which is described in a thesis. She must successfully defend the completed work in an oral examination involving a presentation and question answer session in the presence of an external examiner.

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