The Computer Science program at the KAUST: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology offers six tracks, each of which leads to a frontier of computing: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Systems, High Performance Computing, Theoretical Computer Science, Visual Computing, and Computational Biosciences.
Among several applications, the CS program focuses on large-scale networked computer systems, cloud computing, computational aerodynamics, computational biology, computer graphics, biomedical ontology, semantic integration, spatial-temporal databases, remote sensing, data mining, urban planning, environmental sensing, medical and biological disciplines (for the complete list of courses, please check the CS Program Guide provided below). CS is nonetheless in fast expansion and CEMSE’s program is on the front line offering students tools and the opportunities to break new ground.
- Research in the CS program revolves around the individual Faculty Research Groups and is boosted and complemented by the KAUST Core Lab facilities, the Research Centers affiliated to CEMSE, with collaborations spanning across the University, industry and international research institutions.
- 12 months
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DisciplinesComputer Sciences Artificial Intelligence View 9 other Masters in Computer Sciences in Saudi Arabia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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