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Computer Engineering

University of Southern California

M.Sc.
24 months
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57256 USD/year
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Computer Engineering at University of Southern California is the creative application of engineering principles and methods to the design and development of hardware and software systems. The M.S. in Computer Engineering encompasses the design, development, testing, and evaluation of components, systems, and networks.

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Overview

Research in Computer Engineering strives to achieve higher performance in the systems and components that are built as well as in the design process. 

At University of Southern California, research is focused in three main areas: Computer Architecture and Parallel Processing, Design and Analysis of Computer Networks and their Protocols, and VLSI Design and Computer Aided Design and Verification of VLSI. This degree program is administered by the Department of Electrical Engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Operating Systems
  • Introduction to Computer Networks 
  • Computer Systems Organization
  • MOS VLSI Circuit Design
  • Probability for Electrical and Computer Engineers
  • Design and Analysis of Computer Communication Networks 
  • Broadband Network Architectures 
  • Computer Systems Architecture
  • VLSI System Design.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

27 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online
  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in engineering, math or hard science from a regionally-accredited university.
  • Satisfactory cumulative undergraduate GPA (grade point average).
  • Satisfactory GRE test scores. All scores must be officially reported to the university directly by ETS.
  • Satisfactory performance in previous coursework related to the intended major.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57256 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57256 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    57256 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57256 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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