Master’s Degree in Information Technology & Computer Science (MITCS)
College of Information Technology

Core Competence

  • To equip students with advanced professional knowledge and skills in areas of information technology and computer science in accordance with international standards.
  • To nurture an innovative research culture that encourages students and faculty to undertake independent and collaborative high-quality research.
  • To enable students to identify multifaceted problems in their area of specialization and to design, analyze, implement and manage efficient solutions for them using current information technologies.
  • To motivate graduates to apply tools, skills, and techniques of information technology in their current and future work environment to increase their organization’s productivity and to gain a competitive advantage.
  • To prepare graduates to demonstrate ethical behavior and to be professionally competent and motivated to life-long learning.

 

This program got full confidence by QAA

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Study Plan

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Foundation Courses

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ITCS 500OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMINGInfo300
ECCE 500INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SECURITYInfo300
ITCS 502DATA STRUCTURES & ALGORITHMSInfo300

Core Courses (18 Credits)

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ITCS 514OBJECT ORIENTED SOFTWARE ENGINEERINGInfo303
ITCS 511ADVANCED DATABASE SYSTEMSInfo303
ITMS 523MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION SYSTEMSInfo303
ECTE 531ADVANCED NETWORKINGInfo303
ECTE 537NETWORK SECURITYInfo303
ITCS 550RESEARCH METHODS AND MODELINGInfo303Completion of at least 9 credits

Elective Courses (6 Credits: two courses to chosen from the following list of elective courses)

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ECCE 507MODELING AND SIMULATIONInfo303
ITCS 509ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCEInfo303
ITCS 515BUSINESS INTELLIGENCEInfo303
ITCS 518MOBILE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENTInfo303
ITCS 520BIG DATA ANALYTICSInfo303ITCS 511
ITCS 526CLOUD COMPUTINGInfo303
ITCS 530BIOINFORMATICS COMPUTINGInfo303
ECTE 535BROADBAND & WIRELESS NETWORKSInfo303

Dissertation* (12 Credits)

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ITCS 599DISSERTATION IN IT AND COMPUTER SCIENCEInfo02412ITCS 550
* A student can register in the dissertation course ITCS 599 if the following conditions are satisfied: the student (1) completed successfully at least 21 credit hours including ITCS 550 - Research Methods and Modeling, (2) received a grade of B or more in ITCS 550, and (3) attained a CGPA of at least 3.0.

Employability

Communication:

Express and communicate ideas cogently, persuasively and effectively, in written and oral form, to a diverse range of audiences and stakeholders.

Teamwork and Leadership:

Work effectively as a member/leader of a team of technical people who may plan, design, implement, manage, monitor and evaluate a computational system or process.

Organizational and Developmental Skills:

Engage in life-long learning and continuing self-development to hone professional and organizational skills. Assimilate effective work habits including but not limited to time management skills

Ethical and Social Responsibility:

Recognize, accept, and follow ethical and social responsibility and respond positively to the needs of society by identifying, employing and utilizing effectively the advanced computing and information solutions and technologies.

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Fast Facts

Qualification: Masters in Information Technology & Computer Science

Type: Postgraduate

Duration: 2 years

Qualification name: Information Technology & Computer Science

College: College of Information Technology

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Teaching & Assessement

Concepts and Theories:

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the advanced concepts, principles, techniques, paradigms and theories of computing and information technology.

Contemporary Trends, Problems and Research:

Demonstrate an informed and critical awareness of the current problems, research issues and methods, technological advancements pushing the frontier of knowledge in the field of Information Technology and Computer Science.

Professional Responsibility:

Demonstrate cognizance of and adhere to the professional and legal standards as an IT practitioner, and develop continuing awareness of best practices used by IT Professionals with respect to how to manage a computerized system.

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Fees

Master’s Degree Fees

 

The estimated duration for completion of the Masters Degree at Ahlia University is 2 years. This is structured around 36 credit-hours covering 8 courses along with a dissertation.

The duration of study for each course is fifteen weeks, covering approximately 45 studying hours.

Application Fee BD 40
Registration Fee BD 300
Foundation Courses BD 960
Subject Fees (8 Subjects, BD 480 per Subject) BD 5,760
TOTAL BD 7,040

Please note that the fees listed above do not include the cost of any text books required to complete the program.

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