MSc Degree (Computer Science)

Postgraduate Programmes:

M.Sc. Computer Science &Technology (Taught Masters)

M.Phil.  Computer Science (Research)

Ph.D.  Computer Science (Research)

 

Programme Coordinator:

Professor Patrick Hosein

M.SC. COMPUTER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Specializations :

· Cloud Technology

· Mobile Computing

 

Entry Requirements: To be admitted to this programme a candidate should possess a B.Sc. degree majoring in Computer Science or equivalent (minimum GPA 2.0) with a minimum average of B+ (3.0) in the following courses or their equivalent:

COMP 2000 Data Structures

COMP 2500 Object-Oriented Design and Programming

COMP 3000 Design and Analysis of Algorithms

COMP 3100 Operating Systems

 

Course of Study:

Full-time students - 3 semesters (Third semester is usually the Summer following the second semester of courses)

Part-time students - 5 semesters (Fifth semester is usually the Summer following the fourth semester of courses)

 

Cloud Technologies: This specialization is geared toward those students wishing to pursue careers in Information Systems, Database Management, Cloud Computing and Cloud Storage.

 

Mobile Computing: This specialization is geared toward students wishing to work in the wireless communications industry, either as network designers or as application developers.

 

Each Student is required to complete 5 Core courses and 4 electives and a research project.

 

CORE COURSES (3 CREDITS EACH)

 

Course Code Title

COMP 6104 Advanced Computer Networking

COMP 6401 Advanced Algorithms

COMP 6501 Research Methods, Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Property

COMP 6601 Distributed Computer Systems

COMP 6701 E-Commerce and M-Commerce Systems

COMP 6801 Network and Computer Security

 

ELECTIVE COURSES (3 CREDITS EACH)

 

CLOUD TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIZATION COURSES

Course Code Title

COMP 6300 Advanced Internet Technologies

COMP 6901 Software Project Engineering and Management

COMP 6905 Cloud Technologies

COMP 6802 Distributed and Parallel Database Systems

 

MOBILE COMPUTING SPECIALIZATION COURSES

Course Code Title

COMP 6910 Wireless Networks

COMP 6915 Mobile Applications

COMP 6920 Mobile Computing

COMP 6925 Applied Operations Research

 

COMP 6950 Research Project 

 

 

For costing of programme, please refer to page 9 of the University Postgraduate Fee manual link:

http://sta.uwi.edu/resources/documents/PostGraduateFeeBklt.pdf

 

For Brief course outlines please refer to the following Postgraduate Faculty Booklets link:

http://sta.uwi.edu/resources/documents/facultybooklets/ScienceTechPostgrad.pdf