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Applied Physics and Computer Science - Computer systems engineering and instrumentation, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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The Master of Science in Applied Physics and Computer Science is built around a core of physics and computer science courses that are the foundation of the three areas of concentration: computer science, computer systems engineering and instrumentation, and applied physics. The CNU master’s program offers students with a bachelor’s degree a significant step in their maturing as scientists

About

From physics to information science, the PCSE spectrum covers a broad range of distinct, yet interrelated engineering and science disciplines. We address many of the fundamental aspects of today’s high-tech world, and prepare students to become the problem solvers of tomorrow.

Accreditation

Christopher Newport is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the baccalaureate and master’s degree levels. SACSCOC is one of six regional accrediting commissions in the U.S.

Programme Structure

  • Computer Architecture
  • Software System Design and Implementation
  • Communications I (Computer Networks)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Graduate application for international applicants
  • Application fee form with non-refundable fee
  • All secondary, college and university (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts Send all documents to World Education Services (WES), an official credential evaluator.
  • Official scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language
  • Financial resources statement
  • An interview also may be required. English proficiency in reading, writing and speaking is expected.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19720 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    26560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13280 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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