MSc in Computer Systems Engineering
The programme is designed for students from a computer science or engineering background or a closely related field of study. It is a ‘taught’ and ‘research’ based Master. The programme has a unique design in terms of hardware and software related subject combination of modules and fields of research.
This unique program is to help students in the Kurdistan region to pursue their post graduate studies by employing advanced and cutting edge computer technologies, which will eventually prepare them to be leaders in the fields of computer engineering in the region. Graduates of the master’s programmes will be equipped to enter doctoral study in their discipline or to be employed in a subject-related environments.
- Undergraduate Degree: Minimum undergraduate average of 60%
- English Language Proficiency: Minimum English Language requirement is 55 in Versant (Conditional Offer), 50 in PTE – 6 in IELTS or 74 in TOEFL iBT.
- Scheduled Interview
- Equalized transcript is required for students who have graduated from international institutions
- Note! Applicants dismissed for any reason from any university, school or college will not be considered.
- Application Form: Online application is required
- Official transcripts: Provide a copy of your official transcript (for applicants who graduated from international institutions, an equalized transcript is required).
- Letters of Recommendation Two recommendation letters are required to be submitted with your application, preferably one of which will be from a university academic
- Interview Applicants who meet all the academic entrance requirements will be invited to attend an interview at which they may be asked questions regarding their intended programme of study. The interview is a compulsory stage of the selection process
- A copy of your CV
- A copy of your Passport/ID
- One passport size photo
The teaching list includes, but not limited to, modules such as: Computer Architecture and Operating Systems, Real-time Embedded Systems, Software System Engineering, Networking and Distributed Systems, Soft computing.
This programme will equip students with an in-depth knowledge and understanding in the technological aspects of computer systems and current issues and developments in the subject area. The programme will enable students to undertake a research project in computer systems engineering that makes up a considerable part of the overall assessment.
The students will be capable to choose a research subject and develop a proposal to work on. In addition, some other skills such as learning how to be initiative and taking responsibility, solve problems in creative and innovative ways, continue to learn independently, and to develop professional capacity will be practiced.