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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Computing (M. Comp.)


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Master in Computing (Non Thesis Option)


The Master in computing (M.Comp.) at AUC prepares students for higher level professional practice in local and international markets. The objectives of the program are to provide graduates with:

  • A broad knowledge of advanced Computer Science topics
  • Creative applications of scientific knowledge in the analysis, design, and implementation of computer systems
  • Detailed knowledge of modern computational and experimental methods
  • Extensive knowledge in an area of student interest from one of the offered fields of research
  • Awareness of the local and global context in which Computer Science is practiced, including industrial and business practices, social needs, and considerations of cultures and ethics
  • An ability to solve computational problems, think critically, function well in a team, and communicate effectively
  • A high standard of written and oral communication on technical matters

 

Admission


Admission requirements are the same as those for the thesis-option M.S.

Courses (33 credit hours)


Eleven courses (33 credit hours) are required: Two core courses (6 credit hours), and Nine electives (27 credit hours).

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