Postgraduate Programs

The Faculty of Engineering, Science and Technology also offers degree programs in MS / M. Phil and Ph. D. The MS/M.Phil program is offered in the fields of computer science, telecommunication and information technology.

MS (IT)MS (TC)MS (CS)Ph.D (CS)Ph.D (IT)Ph.D (TC)Summary of MS, MPhil & PhD Programs

Master of Science(Information Technology)

Duration- 2 YEARS

Minimum Degree Requirements:The program comprises of a minimum of 36 credits including 9 credits for core courses that cover the major areas of Information Technology, 12 credits from a chosen area of specialization and electives, 3 credits for a special study related to the area of specialization and 12 credits for the thesis which forms the major research component of this program. The minimum qualification for entering this program is a four year bachelor degree or 16 years of education in a related area.

Core 9
Area of Specialization & Electives 12
Special Study 3
Dissertation 12
Total 36
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
CSIT 599 Dissertation 12(0+36)
CSSS 598 Special Study 3(0+9)

Master of Science(Telecommunication)

Duration- 2 YEARS

Minimum Degree Requirements:The program comprises of a minimum of 36 credits including 9 credits for 3 core courses that cover the major areas of telecommunication, 12 credits from a chosen area of specialization and electives, 3 credits for a special study related to the area of specialization and 12 credits for the dissertation which forms the major research component of this program. The minimum qualification for entering this program is a four year bachelor degree or 16 years of education in a related area.

Core 9
Area of Specialization 6
Electives 6
Special Study 3
Dissertation 12
Total 36
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
CSCS 699 Dissertation 12(0+36)
CSSS 598 Special Study 3(0+9)

Master of Science(Computer Science)

Duration- 2 YEARS

Minimum Degree Requirements: The program comprises of a minimum of 36 credits including 9 credits for core courses that cover the major areas of computer science, 12 credits from a chosen area of specialization and electives, 3 credits for a special study related to the area of specialization and 12 credits for the dissertation which forms the major research component of this program. The minimum qualification for entering this program is a four year bachelor degree or 16 years of education in a related area.

Core 9
Area of Specialization 6
Electives 6
Special Study 3
Dissertation 12
Total 36
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
CSCS 599 Dissertation 12(0+36)
CSSS 598 Special Study 3(0+9)

Doctor of Philosophy(Computer Science)

Duration- 3 YEARS

Minimum Degree Requirements: The program comprises of a minimum of 66 credits for thesis and 18 credits of coursework. The minimum qualification for entering this program is an M Phil degree or 18 years of education in a related area.

Doctor of Philosophy(Information Technology)

Duration- 3 YEARS

Minimum Degree Requirements: The program comprises of a minimum of 66 credits for thesis and 18 credits of coursework. The minimum qualification for entering this program is an M.Phil degree or 18 years of education in a related area.

Doctor of Philosophy(Telecommunication)

Duration- 3 YEARS

Minimum Degree Requirements: The program comprises of a minimum of 66 credits for thesis and 18 credits of coursework. The minimum qualification for entering this program is an M Phil degree or 18 years of education in a related area.

MS / M.Phil & Ph.D Programs

Faculty of Engineering, Science & Technology
MS Program
Minimum Qualifications 4 years Bachelor Degree
Duration Minimum 2 years
Coursework Credits 24 Credits
Research Credits 12 Credits
M. Phil Program
Minimum Qualifications Masters or 4 years Bachelor Degree
Duration Minimum 2 years
Coursework Credits 24 Credits
Research Credits 12 Credits
PhD Program
Minimum Qualifications M Phil or 18 years Education
Duration Minimum 3 years
Coursework Credits 18 Credits
Research Credits 66 Credits
M.Phil (TC)M.Phil (IT)M.Phil (CS)

Master of Philosophy(Telecommunication)

Duration- 2 YEARS

Minimum Degree Requirements: The program comprises of a minimum of 36 credits including 9 credits for core courses that cover the major areas of telecommunication, 12 credits from a chosen area of specialization and electives, 3 credits for a special study related to the area of specialization and 12 credits for the thesis which forms the major research component of this program. The minimum qualification for entering this program is a four year bachelor degree or 16 years of education in a related area.

Core 9
Area of Specialization & Electives 12
Special Study 3
Thesis 12
Total 36
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
CSCS 699 Thesis 12(0+36)
CSSS 598 Special Study 3(0+9)

Master of Philosophy(Information Technology)

Duration- 2 YEARS

Minimum Degree Requirements: The program comprises of a minimum of 36 credits including 9 credits for core courses that cover the major areas of Information Technology, 12 credits from a chosen area of specialization and electives, 3 credits for a special study related to the area of specialization and 12 credits for the thesis which forms the major research component of this program. The minimum qualification for entering this program is a four year bachelor degree or 16 years of education in a related area.

Core 9
Area of Specialization & Electives 12
Special Study 3
Thesis 12
Total 36
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
CSCS 699 Thesis 12(0+36)
CSSS 598 Special Study 3(0+9)

Master of Philosophy(Computer Science)

Duration- 2 YEARS

Minimum Degree Requirements: The program comprises of a minimum of 36 credits including 9 credits for core courses that cover the major areas of Computer Science, 12 credits from a chosen area of specialization and electives, 3 credits for a special study related to the area of specialization and 12 credits for the thesis which forms the major research component of this program. The minimum qualification for entering this program is a four year bachelor degree or 16 years of education in a related area.

Core 9
Area of Specialization & Electives 12
Special Study 3
Thesis 12
Total 36
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
CSCS 699 Thesis 12(0+36)
CSSS 598 Special Study 3(0+9)