Master of Science in Computer Science

The University of Texas at Dallas

Richardson, Texas, USA
Master of Science in Computer Science
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The MS in Computer Science degree program offers intensive preparation in design programming, theory, and applications
  • Training is provided for both academically oriented students and students with professional goals in the many businesses, industrial, and governmental occupations requiring advanced knowledge of computing theory and technology
  • Following Tracks are available:
    • Data Sciences Track
    • Information Assurance Track
    • Software Engineering
    • Networks and Telecommunications Track
    • Traditional Computer Science
  • Students will study courses like Statistical Methods for Data Science, Big Data Management and Analytics, Design and Analysis of Computer Algorithms, Machine Learning, etc.
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2491991 INR
Hostel & Meals685966 INR
Insurance223602 INR
Transportation112790 INR
Curricular practical training14648 INR
International document evaluation3662 INR
Orientation3662 INR
International Special Service Fee21972 INR
Books95212 INR
Personal Expenses164790 INR
Total1326304 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree which includes 2 semesters of calculus and 1 semester of linear algebra and a strong foundation in programming
  • A GPA (grade point average) of at least 3.0 (last 60 semester credit hours). GPA in quantitative courses of at least 3.3 is required
  • A strong foundation in programming is required
  • Students lacking undergraduate preparation in computer science must complete the courses listed below
    • Computer Science I
    • Computer Science II
    • Discrete Structures
    • Algorithm Analysis and Data Structures
    • Operating Systems Concepts
  • The substitution of Computer Science I and/or computer Science II by professional experience will be considered
ExamsTOEFL: 80

IELTS: 6.5

PTE: 67

GRE: Accepted
  • GRE scores of 308, 153, 155, and 4 for the combined, verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing components, respectively, are advisable

Additional info
  • The student entering the Computer Science MS program should have an undergraduate preparation equivalent to a baccalaureate in a quantitative science, including calculus and linear algebra
    • However, special arrangements (requiring more than the minimal number of semester credit hours) can be made for students with good undergraduate preparation in other fields
  • Applicants are not required to submit English Language Proficiency scores if their bachelor’s or master’s degree (or its equivalent) was earned through instruction and examination in English
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