Admission Requirements


Introduction
Admission Criteria

Important: The University has not engaged any external agencies to undertake graduate student recruitment on its behalf. Candidates interested in our graduate programmes are advised to apply directly to the University and not through any agents. Candidates who apply through agents will not have any added advantage in gaining admission and the University reserves the right to reject such applications without giving reasons.


Introduction

The Master of Computing programme is a comprehensive and challenging graduate programme with area specialisations. It encompasses the latest research findings, both applied and fundamental. The programme also provides advanced and in-depth knowledge of IT to prepare the students for challenges in IT career.

The programme may be taken full-time or part-time. Most level 5000 modules are conducted in the evenings.

Admission Criteria

Candidates may apply for admission into the MComp Programme to specialise in one of these areas:

Computer Science; or
Infocomm Security; or
Information SystemsNew

The School of Computing has introduced a new Information Systems specialisation to keep pace with the market demand for Information Systems jobs that are related to application of tools, IT leadership, functional groups interaction in organisations, people management, budgeting, vendor and IT project management. The IS specialisation which covers three key broad areas – Management of IS Functions, IS Project Management and Using Information for Business, will offer IT professionals, with or without a Computer Science degree, a wider and more flexible choice of project management, managerial and technical modules.

The candidates must possess:

A good honours degree in computing; or
A good honours degree in a related discipline with 2 years IT industry experience; or
A good bachelor's degree in computing with 2 years IT industry experience; or
A good bachelor's or honours degree in business related discipline with 2 years IT industry experience.

Candidates with degrees in Electronic Commerce/ Engineering/ Economics/ Statistics/ Mathematics can also be considered for admission to the Information Systems specialisation.

The above admission requirements are the minimum requirements. Admission is on a competitive basis and preference will be given to students with IT related job experiences.

GRE / TOEFL / OTHER TESTS

International applicants* are to submit GRE/ GMAT/ TOEFL/ IELTS test scores as evidence which demonstrates their academic and language ability and readiness for graduate study. Candidates may be required to sit for other tests as prescribed by the School.

Candidates who have graduated from Indian universities may submit GATE scores instead.

Most successful candidates have a minimum GRE score of 320 (verbal & quantitative) and 3.5 (analytical), or a GMAT score of 650 and above. The minimum TOEFL scores for Internet Based Test (IBT) is 90; or IELTS score of 6.0. GRE and TOEFL scores will be valid for 5 years and 2 years respectively.

*International applicants who graduated from universities where English is not the main medium of communication must submit TOEFL (http://www.ets.org/) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) (
http://www.ielts.org) scores.

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