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

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

P254 Master Guidelines V-4.0

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  • 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.

A. Knowledge and Understanding

A1: Concepts and Theories: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the advanced concepts, principles, techniques, paradigms and theories of computing and information technology.

A2: 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.

A3: 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.

B. Subject-specific skills

B1: Problem Solving: Identify, formalize, and solve IT/CS problems; plan, design, and implement their computable solutions.

B2: Modeling and Design: Design and develop models for computational systems, components, or processes to meet desired needs within realistic constraints.

B3: Application of Methods and Tools: Use effectively advanced methods and software tools used in modern computing practices.

C. Critical-Thinking Skills

C1: Analytic: Evaluate the complexity of challenging real world problems in conceptual terms; identify the appropriate computational resources (input) needed to solve them and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of output accordingly generated.

C2: Synthetic: Develop and integrate components of a complex computing system using modern approaches such as object-oriented methodology.

C3: Creative: Create new or improve existing ideas, concepts, techniques, methods, tools, and theories in the field of IT and Computer Science and identify ways in which these can be applied to solve existing, new or anticipated problems.

D. General and Transferable Skills ( other skills relevant to employability and personal development)

D1: Communication: Express and communicate ideas cogently, persuasively and effectively, in written and oral form, to a diverse range of audiences and stakeholders.

D2: 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.

D3: 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.

D4: 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.

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

Language of offering: English

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.

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
Entry Requirements

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

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