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Computer Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #398 (BCR) Ankara, Turkey
The Master of Science in Computer Engineering at METU Middle East Technical University on the Northen Cyprus Campus has been established to educate not only graduates of computer science and engineering, but also graduates of other disciplines with a range of advanced and core foundational subjects in computer science and engineering.
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The mission of the  Master of Science in Computer Engineering at METU Middle East Technical University on the Northen Cyprus Campus is to educate future computer scientists and engineers by enhancing the knowledge of computing with research, theory and practice and by advancing the community and society with technological advances in computer science and engineering.

Graduates of the METU Northern Cyprus Campus Computer Engineering Program hold positions at information technology units of:

  • banks
  • corporations
  • large-scale industrial organizations
  • at software houses in Turkey and abroad
  • at state-shared companies and public institutions in the defense industry and companies engaged in all kinds of electronic and hardware production activities that involve software elements. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 3 Elective Courses 
  • Master Thesis 
  • Graduate Seminar 
  • Research Methods and Ethics 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average minimum 2.50/4.00 – 65/100 (Transcripts need to be submitted)
  • English Proficiency Proof (English Proficiency Exam of METU: minimum: 65; TOEFL CBT: minimum 213; TOEFL IBT minimum 79; TOEFL PBT + TWE: 550 + 4; IELTS:minimum 6.5)
  • ALES- EA minimum 60 or GRE minimum 144. (Required for Turkish citizens. International student applicants with GRE results will be prioritized for assistantships and financial aid.)
  • Letter of Intent in English (A letter clearly stating the purpose for the application)
  • Two reference letters

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4200 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    2498 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2498 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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  • Resident: 14.175 TL/year
  • Non-Resident: $4200/year

Living costs for Ankara

  • 1600 - 2350 TRY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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