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Computer Science

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
13328 USD/year
13328 USD/year
3252 USD/year
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About

The Computer Science program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte provides students advanced skills and knowledge in planning, design, implementation, testing, and management of computer systems, applications, and infrastructures.  These skills form a foundation for employment in high tech industry, or doctoral study in computer science.

Overview

The active research areas in the Computer Science program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte include 3D HCI, Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Biomedical Imaging, Biometrics, Cloud Computing, Cognitive Science, Communication Networks, Computer Science Education, Computer Vision, Data Mining, Game Design, Graphics, Haptics, Health Informatics, High Performance Computing, Image/Video Processing, Information Visualization, Intelligent Systems, IoT, Knowledge Based Systems, Knowledge Discovery, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Neural Systems, Parallel Computing, Recommender Systems, Robotics, Software Engineering, Virtual Reality, Visual Analytics, and Wireless Networks.

Degree Requirements

The Master of Science in Computer Science program requires 30 graduate credit hours with a minimum 3.0 GPA, which may optionally include 6 credit hours of thesis.  At least 18 credit hours of the courses applied to the degree must be from the Department of Computer Science, and at least 24 hours must be from the College of Computing and Informatics.  At least 15 credit hours must be at the 6000-level or above courses.  No more than 6 credit hours may be in Individual Study. A maximum of 6 credit hours of graduate credit may be transferred from other graduate degree programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Computer Vision
  • Visual Analytics
  • Parallel Computing
  • Applied Machine Learning
  • Visualization and Visual Communication

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
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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.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In addition to the general requirements for admission to the Graduate School, students applying for this program are expected to have knowledge of programming languages, data structures and algorithms, operating systems, or computer architecture.
  • Students without undergraduate prerequisite courses in computer science and mathematics may be instructed to demonstrate prior knowledge, as determined by the Graduate Program Director.
  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science is desired. Individuals who have worked as professionals in the computer industry may be able to substitute work experience for some of the specific subject area admission requirements.
  • Students must have an undergraduate grade point average of (or equivalent to) at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 point scale) and a Junior/Senior GPA of at least 3.0.  
  • A satisfactory GRE score is required for applicants who completed undergraduate degree outside of the United States.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6664 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    13328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6664 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    3252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1626 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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