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Computer Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Online
Drexel University’s accredited online Master of Science in Computer Science offers career-oriented course work that places equal emphasis on theory and practice to prepare students for work on the cutting edge of technology.

About

The program fosters an in-depth understanding of core and advanced topics, teaching you how to use the latest tools to model and solve real world problems. The curriculum provides a solid foundation and training for practicing computational scientists, computer specialists and software engineers looking to advance their careers in business, industry or government.

Faculty interests and expertise include: applied algorithms and data structures, artificial intelligence and intelligent systems, cognitive modeling, computer graphics, computer science education, computer vision, distributed systems, high performance computing, human-computer interaction, networking and security, scientific computation, and software engineering.

Program Features

  • Rigorous study in computer science with courses covering topics essential for today's practicing professional

  • An experienced faculty comprised of successful computer science professionals recognized nationally for their professional achievements and scholarly work

  • A highly interactive curriculum designed to challenge and engage, yet remain flexible and convenient for busy working professionals

  • Electives may be chosen from courses in Electrical Engineering, Information Science and Technology, and other Drexel departments to diversify your skill set

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Developing User Interfaces
  • Computer Graphics
  • High Performance Computing
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Networks
  • Applied Symbolic Computation
  • Dependable Software Systems

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    45 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • A completed application
  • Scores from the General Aptitude Test of the GRE
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
  • Two professional letters of recommendation
  • A 500 word essay on why you wish to pursue the program
  • Resume

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!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1265 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1265 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1265 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1265 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

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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