This program provides you opportunity to enhance your existing knowledge of computer programming and mathematical frameworks through independent research.

You will develop your research skills through two taught modules, i.e. Research Methodology and Algorithm Design & Analysis.

This program provides you the opportunity to explore in-depth knowledge within Computer Science with various computing algorithms, models, programming as well as mathematic computational framework.

Program information

GLOBAL SUPERVISION TEAM
You will not only be supervised by active and experienced supervisors in UOW Malaysia KDU but also gain access to and guidance from potential co-supervision by researchers from our UK partner university. Interaction with supervisors from different disciplines will enhance your learning opportunities, andallow you to progress in diverse and interdisciplinary research.

 

EXCELLENCE RESEARCH CULTURE
We are committed to providing extensive training and support to all postgraduate students. You will learn Research Methodology and Algorithm Design & Analysis as core modules. Students will also receive training sessions including inventive problem solvingapproach, project management, scholarship and research funding application, English writing skills, communication skills, and information research and retrieval techniques. Series of research seminars, workshops and talks will be available to enhance and stimulate research culture in UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College.

 

WORLD CLASS EDUCATION
Join a global education programwith UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College. As one of the top institutions of higher education in the country, we are proud to offer you an opportunity to join us. Our Master in computer science course in Penang, Malaysia is recognized to be one of the best in-field. Our state-of-the-art facilities and experienced lecturers mean that you will be able to equip yourselves with the latest skillset and knowledge in the IT field. Enhance yourselves with our global affiliations which allow you to progress in interdisciplinary research.

Duration
3-6 years (Full-time) / 4-8 years (Part-time)
Program Location
UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College, George Town
Core

RESEARCH PROPOSAL

  • Students will systematically structure and develop their research by developing a research proposal, which would guide the student through the entire research process.

– Research Methods
– Algorithm Design & Analysis
– Dissertation/Thesis

 

PROPOSAL DEFENCE

  • A presentation session chaired by UOW Malaysia KDU with invited panel of examiners to ensure the candidate is able to articulate their research ideas and plans, as well as having the necessary skills to carry out research activities as proposed.

 

THESIS

  • Upon completion of their research, students will document the research project and process in a thesis. Typically, thesis for PhD should not be more than 80,000 words.

 

VIVA VOLCE 

  • Upon completion of research and thesis, candidate will undergo an oral presentation, chaired by experts in the field.

 

RESEARCH

  • Upon the approval of the research proposal, under the guidance of their supervisors, student will work independently on their research projects.

 

Intake dates

2021

15 January 28 May 10 September
Estimated fees
Local students

RM32,360 (Full-Time)
RM40,760 (Part-Time)

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International students

RM45,700 (Full-Time)
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Notes

*Terms and Conditions Apply
*Instalment Payment Plan Available

Academic Qualification

Master’s Degree:
Completion in Master’s Degree or equivalent in a related field

English Requirement

Local Student :
MUET Band 2; or Band 5.0 in IELTS; or UOW Malaysia KDU English Entrance Test (67)

 

International Student :
Band 6.0 in IELTS; or a min score of 60(IBT) or 488(PBT) in TOEFL; or Cambridge English CAE & CPE (from 2015) (169); or PTE Academic (59)

Notes

If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at UOW Malaysia KDU.

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