MASTER’S DEGREE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & COMPUTER SCIENCE (MITCS)

P254 Master Guidelines V-4.0
  • 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.

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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.

Qualification: Masters in Information Technology & Computer Science

Type: Postgraduate

Duration: 2 years

Qualification name: Information Technology & Computer Science

College: College of Information Technology

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.

Foundation Courses
Course Code Course Title Lec Lab Cre Prerequisite
ITCS 500 OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING 3 0 0
ECCE 500 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SECURITY 3 0 0
ITCS 502 DATA STRUCTURES & ALGORITHMS 3 0 0
Core Courses (18 Credits)
Course Code Course Title Lec Lab Cre Prerequisite
ITCS 514 OBJECT ORIENTED SOFTWARE ENGINEERING 3 0 3
ITCS 511 ADVANCED DATABASE SYSTEMS 3 0 3
ITMS 523 MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3 0 3
ECTE 531 ADVANCED NETWORKING 3 0 3
ECTE 537 NETWORK SECURITY 3 0 3
ITCS 550 RESEARCH METHODS AND MODELING 3 0 3 Completion 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 507 MODELING AND SIMULATION 3 0 3
ITCS 509 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE 3 0 3
ITCS 515 BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE 3 0 3
ITCS 518 MOBILE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT 3 0 3
ITCS 520 BIG DATA ANALYTICS 3 0 3 ITCS 511
ITCS 526 CLOUD COMPUTING 3 0 3
ITCS 530 BIOINFORMATICS COMPUTING 3 0 3
ECTE 535 BROADBAND & WIRELESS NETWORKS 3 0 3
Dissertation* (12 Credits)
Course Code Course Title Lec Lab Cre Prerequisite
ITCS 599 DISSERTATION IN IT AND COMPUTER SCIENCE 0 24 12 ITCS 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.
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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 7,060

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

Entry Requirements
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Applicants must hold at least a recognized and endorsed secondary school certificate or equivalent.

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