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Computer Science

M.Sc. Online
18 months
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10000 USD/year
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The Master in Computer Science offered by Coursera in partnership with Arizona State University provides high-quality instruction combined with real-world experience through applied projects. You’ll gain a deep understanding of cutting-edge topics like AI, cybersecurity, blockchain, and big data.

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Overview

This degree is delivered 100% online, providing the flexibility for you to learn on your own schedule. Upon completion, you’ll earn the same degree as students who study on-campus.

Career

The Master in Computer Science offered by Coursera in partnership with Arizona State University graduates have (but are not limited to) the following career opportunities:

  • Computer Network Administrator
  • Computer Network Analyst
  • Computer Network Technician
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Science Professor
  • Computer Scientist
  • Computer Software Quality Engineer
  • Computer System Architect
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Corporate Web Developer
  • Database Administrator
  • Document Management Specialist
  • Geospatial Information Technologists
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Information Technology Manager
  • Nursing Operations Manager
  • SEO Specialist
  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Telecommunications Engineering Specialist
  • Web Developer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Algorithms
  • Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
  • Distributed & Multiprocessor OS
  • Mobile Computing
  • Applied Cryptography
  • Information Assurance and Security
  • Software Security
Details on Coursera Plus:
  • Learn Anything: Explore any interest or trending topic, take prerequisites, and advance your skills
  • Save money: Spend less money on your learning if you plan to take multiple courses this year
  • Flexible Learning: Learn at your own pace, move between multiple courses, or switch to a different course
  • Unlimited Certificates: Earn a certificate for every learning program that you complete at no additional cost

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 18 months
    • 20 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Early Admission Deadline: March 22, 2020

Final Deadline: April 19, 2020

When you apply, ASU will make a decision within 2-4 weeks. Once accepted, you can start open courses right away!

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
3 (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

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).
7 (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

  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (3.25 recommended) in the last 60 credit hours (last two (2) years) of a four (4) year undergraduate degree. Degrees in the U.S. must come from a regionally accredited university.
  • Two (2) semesters of advanced math in Calculus I and Calculus II, and a background course in Discrete Math. Students with an undergraduate degree in a STEM field have likely completed the math requirement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    10000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

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Funding

There are limited scholarships available for this program.

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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