MSc in Computer Science (By Research)


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The MSc in Computer Science programme will train you to carry out research in current and emerging fields within the Information Technology industry. With the aim of expanding your intellect by nurturing advanced knowledge in specialist technical subject areas, our focus is to enable you to lead future developments be it in the industry or in academia. You will be integrated as members of our research groups at Sunway University with various opportunities to participate in research alongside your supervisors through seminars, workshops, laboratory experiments and fieldwork. Graduates of the MSc in Computer Science will have competencies in theory and practice of ICT and Computer Science. They will be well-equipped with analytical and problem-solving skills to work as senior consultants or in managerial positions in their field of study. The MSc in Computer Science (by Research) consists of two taught modules and one thesis. You will be required to complete two subjects, namely Research Methodology and Directed Readings, before you proceed to write the thesis. By undergoing these two subjects, you will develop the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct research successfully towards attaining your Master’s degree.

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Entry Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree -
A Bachelor’s Degree in Computing with minimum CGPA of 3.00 or equivalent

Other Qualifications -
Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis

English Language Requirements:
IELTS 6.0;
TOEFL 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 80 (internet-based);
PTE Academic 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)


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Sunway University is a leading not-for-profit private university committed to the pursuit of education through scholarship, research and enterprise. It is ranked among the top 2% of universities in Asia and rated as a 5-star institution by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). For the 2020 rankings, the University was ranked within the 751–800 range, out of 1002 universities ranked in the QS World University Rankings. The University was also ranked among the top 150 young universities worldwide in the QS Top 50 Under 50. The University has also been awarded a 5-Star rating in the SETARA 2017 assessment of Malaysian Higher Education Institutions, and is one of only eleven universities in Malaysia to be awarded the Premier Digital Technology University status by the Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation.

The University is committed to multi-disciplinary research in sustainable development within an urban environment, and promoting health, well-being, and the development of new technologies in addressing some of the world’s most pressing problems. We are establishing ourselves on the global stage with some of our researchers being among the most highly cited globally and actively engaged in cross-border collaborations. The University is committed to investing in the next generation through research-led teaching and to this end, continues to equip our campus with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities.

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On March 18, 2010, the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation was officially launched by the Honourable Prime Minister of Malaysia Dato' Sri Haji Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak in the presence of the Royal Patron H.R.H the Sultan of Selangor. This self-perpetuating entity, established by the Founder and Trustee of Jeffrey Cheah Foundation, Tan Sri Dr. Jeffrey Cheah, AO replaces the Sunway Education Trust Fund set up in 1997 which formalised the status of Sunway College as a not-for-profit educational institution. All surplus funds from the institution are reinvested for scholarships and research as well as upgrading of campus facilities.

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