This Information Technology program at the Carnegie Mellon University Africa is for students interested in an interdisciplinary curriculum that covers key topics in data science, cyber security, software engineering and telecommunications among others.
- On average, a student spends over 900 hours interfacing with industry through the master’s practicum Opens in new window and corporate internship Opens in new window, which are prerequisites for degree completion.
- A concentration allows a student to select their coursework in order to focus their learning in a specific area of expertise.
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CMU-Africa concentrations are open to both MSIT and MSECE students.
- Each concentration has specific course requirements, but all require completing 48 units.
- A course can only be applied towards one concentration although a course may be listed in the definition of multiple concentrations.
- Students must achieve a B average or better in all 48 units of the concentration courses.
- 16 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesInformatics & Information Sciences Cyber Security Software Engineering
- Submit an online application
- Competency tests
- GRE and TOEFL/ IELTS
- Admission decision
International50100 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 50100 USD per year during 16 months.
National16000 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16000 USD per year during 16 months.
Living costs for Kigali
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Updated in the last 9 months
Check the official programme website for potential updates.