Computer Engineering

METU Middle East Technical University

24 months
93 USD/credit
93 USD/credit
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The Master of Science in Computer Engineering at METU Middle East Technical University is designed to meet the demands for specialized computer scientists and engineers in industry and in higher education which also gives opportunity to qualified students from various academic disciplines for further education at an advanced level in Computer Engineering and Software Engineering.

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Graduate students may specialize in:

  • Architecture
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Databases
  • Computer Networks and Distributed Systems
  • Computer Graphics
  • Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis
  • Numerical Computation
  • Operating Systems
  • Parallel Computing
  • Programming Languages
  • Software Engineering
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Bioinformatics
  • Neurocomputing and Modelling
  • Simulation.

The graduate students fulfilling the requirements of the University are granted the degree of Master of Science in Computer Engineering at METU Middle East Technical University . The Department of Computer Engineering runs three exclusive programs for Master of Science (MS): MS in Computer Engineering, MS in Computer Engineering without thesis and MS in Software Engineering without thesis. The latter two programs are designed for those who are not willing to do thesis work but would like to further their educational and professional goals. Graduate Students in these programs must demonstrate sufficient breadth of knowledge of Computer Engineering or Software Engineering by satisfying an enhanced coursework requirement.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Aided Formal Verification 
  • Fundamental Structures for Computation 
  • Programming Languages 
  • Introduction to the Theory of Computation 
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms 
  • Computational Geometry 
  • Parallel Computing 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 ECTS


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.
2.7 (required)
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

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.
79 (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

  • Undergraduate transcript is required.
  • Two reference letters are required.
  • ALES score type has to be quantitative.
  • Letter of intent (included in the online form) is required.
  • Ranking is calculated based on the following weights: 50% (ALES) + 30% (B.S. CGPA) + 20% (Committee point).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    93 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 93 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    93 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 93 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • Resident: 530 TL (per credit)
  • Non-Resident: 530 TL (per credit)


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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