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  • About the program

The program can be completed within two academic years and courses are provided in five rounds and thesis work.

  • Objectives of the program

The main objective of this program is to produce highly trained graduates in Information Technology that perfectly fit to the demand in the academia, industry, etc.
Admission requirements
The following requirements must be fulfilled in order to be admitted into the MSc program in Information Technology:

  1. Applicants must have:
    1. BSc degree in Information Technology / Computer Science from the recognized University. or
    2. BSc degree in related fields: B.Sc. in Mathematics, Statistics, Information Science, Information System and etc. from a recognized University and have taken a minimum of 30 credit hours of Information Technology / Computer Science courses.
  2. Applicants must meet the general admission policies of the University.
  3. Applicants are required to have 40% marks (score) for their transcripts / grades / CGPA they scored in their previous or Under Graduate degree level and successfully pass an entrance examination with minimum of 60% score (marks), which will be conducted before registration.

Course breakdown (Core courses, Elective Courses, Thesis and Project)
Core Courses
A graduate student should take the following core courses.

Course Code Course Title Total
Credit Hours
Theory Credit
Hours
Lab Credit Hours
MSIT541 Distributed Computing 4 3 1
MSIT532 Artificial Intelligence &Expert System 3 3
MSIT641 Wireless Communication Technology 3 2 1
MSIT504 IT Project Management 3 3
MSIT502 Research Methodologies in IT 2 2 2
MSIT512 Advanced Networks principles and Protocols 3 2 1
MSIT13 Advanced Database Management System 2 2
Total 20 17 3

  • Elective Courses

A graduate student should take two or three of the following courses depending on the plan from which the student is in. Thesis option should take only two courses where as other should take three courses.
 

Course Code Course Title Total
Credit Hours
Theory Credit
Hours
Lab Credit Hours
MSIT624 Multimedia System 3 2 1
MSIT622 Web Engineering 3 3
MSIT511 Object Oriented System Development 3 2 1
MSIT610 Current Issues in IT 2
MSIT534 Information Retrieval(IR) 3 3
MSIT544 Data and Web Mining 3 3
MSIT Advanced Data Structure and Algorithm 3 2 1
MSIT Embedded Systems 2 2
MSIT IT Workshop in Programming Languages 3 2 1
Total 25 21 4

  • Thesis and Projects
Course Code Course Tile Credit Hours
MSIT640 Thesis 6
MSIT660 Project 3
Total 09


Course schedule

 
 
 
 
 
Plan A
 
 
Year I
Semester I Semester II
MSIT514 4
MSIT512 3
Elective*** 3
Total 10
MSIT523 3
MSIT520 2
MSIT521 3
Elective*** 3
Total 11
 
Year II
MSIT614 3
MSIT610 2
Total 5
MSIT ***6

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
Plan B
 
 
Year I
Semester I Semester II
MSIT514 4
MSIT512 3
Elective *** 3
Total 10
MSIT523 3
MSIT520 2
MSIT521 3
Elective 3
Total 11

Year II
MSIT614 3
MSIT610 2
Total 5
MSIT *** 3
Elective 3
Total 6

Graduation Requirements and Degree

  • Students must complete all the required courses and achieve the required CGPA of 3.0 and complete and defend successfully his/her thesis work to be eligible for graduation. No student can graduate with an “F” and / or “D” grades in any of the courses

A candidate who fulfills graduation requirements shall be awarded the “
Master of Science in Information Technology.