Computer Science (Research)

University of Malaya

Master On Campus
36 months
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This Computer Science (Research) programme at University of Malaya equips student with the requisite competencies that will enable them to foster and thrive in research and innovation in the area of computer science.


The Master of Computer Science (Research) Programme at University of Malaya is designed to produce highly knowledgeable and skilled graduates in the field of computer science, as well as engaging in scientific activities to generate new knowledge and applications that can meet the needs of modern information rich society and the world of computer technologies.

Career Opportunity

  • Computer and Information Scientist
  • Computer / Multimedia Programmer / Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator/ Analyst
  • Multimedia Producer/Developer
  • Academician/Researcher

Programme Structure

  • The Master of Computer Science Programme leads to the submission of a thesis.
  • Candidates are required to take Research Methodology course in the first year of study.
  • For more information, please visit the program website.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree with Honours or a comparable degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or in a related field; or 
  • A Diploma in Computer Science from the University of Malaya or a postgraduate diploma in the field of Computer Science or Information Technology from another accredited institution; or 
  • Other qualifications approved by the University Senate.
  • Priority is given to applicants who have a CGPA of 3.0 and above or equivalent.

Tuition Fee


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