Graduate School of Open Programs

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Graduate School of Open Programs

Offers Masters, Master of Art, Master of Business, Master of Engineering, Master of Philosophy, Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy and other Doctoral Degree Programs:

The Graduate School of Open Programs allows senior professionals, senior executives and senior mature students to design his/her own program of studies (and select major subject) with the supervision of our senior faculty members. Once the faculty approves the selected program of study, the student starts his/her course work with the guidance of our faculty. Should you be interested in any other discipline not listed in the above three graduate schools you may continue your studies in any selected discipline (excluding sensitive discipline i.e. medicine, law, etc.) with the Graduate School of Open Programs to earn any of the above credentials mentioned above. Kindly email us for further information.

School of Open Programs

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School of Open Programs

Offers Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Associate Bachelors, Bachelors, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Science Degree Programs:

The School of Open Programs allows professionals, executives and mature students to design his/her own program of studies (and select major subject) with the supervision of our faculty. Once the faculty approves the selected program of study, the student starts his/her course work with the guidance of our faculty. Should you be interested in any other discipline not listed in the above three undergraduate schools you may continue your studies in any selected discipline (excluding sensitive discipline i.e. medicine, law, etc.) with the School of Open of Programs to earn any of the above credentials mentioned above. Kindly email us for further information.

Graduate School of Liberal Arts, Creative Technologies & Science

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Graduate School of Liberal Arts, Creative Technologies & Science

Offers Master of Arts and Master of Science Degree Programs in the following disciplines:

 1) MS Behavioral Science

Master of Science in Behavioral Science: The goal of the Master of Science program is to develop the knowledge base and professional competencies of individuals interested in a profession in the behavioral science. The program objectives are - to foster the ability to synthesize and critically analyze information, to promote research skills in the behavioral sciences, to promote basic knowledge of theories, methods and findings in the behavioral sciences, and to promote competence in the application of basic knowledge within the field of the behavioral sciences. Areas covered include - Principles of Biostatistics, Principles of Epidemiology, Behavioral Science and Public Health, Introduction to General Linear Modeling, Health Promotion Program Evaluation, Research Methods in Behavioral Science, Applying Theory in Research and Practice, Ethical Issues in Public Health, Health Care Organization or Public Health Admin Methods, Applied Data Management, Survival Data Analysis, Categorical Data Analysis, Multilevel and Longitudinal Data Analysis, Network Analysis, Control of Infectious and Biological Hazards, Human Health Risk Analysis, Environmental-Occupational Epidemiology, Exposure Assessment Methodologies, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Applied Epidemiology, Genetic Epidemiology, Social Epidemiology, Geographic Information Systems, Advanced Geographic Information Systems, Applied Regression Models, Qualitative Research, Sample Survey Research Methods, Application of Measurement Theories, Nonparametric/Categorical Data Analysis, Analysis of Variance and Experimental Design, Multivariate Statistical Analysis and Structural Equation Modeling. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced behavioral science related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

2) MA Mass Communication

Master of Arts in Mass Communication: This program offers the opportunity to study the media at graduate level, examining a range of key issues without having to concentrate on one specialist area. As the various elements of the mass media converge, it is increasingly appropriate to develop a broader understanding of how different aspects of the media interconnect. The program also offers opportunities for self-directed independent study which can be either a piece of production work or a theoretical thesis and further allows you to tailor the program to your own interests. A wide range of potential employment opportunities in the media field exist for those who have developed their knowledge and understanding at graduate level, including media research, journalism, arts administration, advertising and public relations. Areas covered include - Production Research, Media Theory, US and European Cinema 1945-85, Post-Colonial and 'Third' Cinema, Film Analysis, Interface Design for the Web, Publishing and Technology, Critical Issues in Media, Media and Cyberculture, Documentary Practice, Representation and Reality, Radio Documentary, What is Cinema?, World Cinema and Global Media Since 1985 and Multimedia- The Industry and Applications. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced mass communication related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

3) MA Mass Communication and Internet Technologies

Master of Arts in Mass Communication and Internet Technologies: This program investigates the major developments and current debates in new media technology, such as the internet, e-commerce, mobile computing and combines this with practical computing and programming skills. This occurs in both theoretical and practical components of the program and uses an extensive and diverse range of literature and program materials which draw on a wide range of intellectual traditions. The Master of Arts offers the opportunity to pursue a specialist subject demonstrating your skills, ideas and learning in an extended piece of written or practical work - for example, web-based work, interface design, mobile computing, or a digital art installation. The career paths open to successful students include - Multimedia designers, or programmers, Project manager in new media, Reseacher in new media, Mobile computing design (WAP, Palm Technology). Areas covered include - Multimedia over the Web, Interface Design, Research Methodologies, Interactive Narratives, WAP, E-Commerce and In-Depth Practical Project. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced mass communication and internet technologies related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

4) MA Education

Master of Arts in Education: This program is intended to develop individual staff and the school/educational institutions of which they are part. The program leads to teaching and training in further, adult and higher education, business and statutory services (in combination with original qualifications). Teachers often undertake the Master program for professional progression purposes when considering management or Headship positions. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced education related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

5) MS Computer Science

Master of Science in Computer Science: This program will introduce you to develop the internet computing skills necessary for you to be immediately effective in industry and commerce. The program has been designed to equip you with the highly focused skills required for the modern internet engineer or programmer. You will study the latest technologies and applications commonly in use, such as database connectivity, to manage and access data remotely, networking and communication protocols and internet programming, to give you the expertise to write your own applications. The program is intended for graduate from computing disciplines who wish to update or focus their computing skills and competencies for effective work within the internet industry. Those taking the program go on to become internet engineers or programmers in the majority of today's internet enterprises and will be well placed for career development in most companies. Areas covered include - Online Database Application, Internet Programming, Intelligent Agents, Multimedia Applications, Networking Technologies, Distributed and Parallel Computing, Web Server Programming and Internet Usability. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced computer science related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

6) MS Computer and Internet Applications

Master of Science in Computer and Internet Applications: There has been massive growth in demand for computer programmers over recent years. While the economic climate has undergone change, with some smaller companies suffering as the "dotcom" bubble burst, there has remained a need for programmers with the ability to display and manipulate information over the Internet. Not only does this program seek to provide you with specialist Internet knowledge and programming skills, but is also aims to address those key areas in which there is a widely acknowledged skills gap in what businesses are seeking and are afforded to students on an undergraduate program. This award is intended for individuals who require not simply a broad overview of computer and Internet applications but significant technical knowledge in the area. Specifically, individuals requiring proficiency in e-commerce, computing and Internet security, databases, networking and Internet development and media design, will from the target group. Areas covered include - E-Commerce Technology, Computer and Internet Security, Online Databases, Internet Programming, Intelligent Agents, Internet Media Design, Internet Development, Network Systems, Web Server Programming and Internet Usability. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced computer and internet applications related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

7) MS Information Technology

Master of Science in Information Technology: If you've got a degree and want to undertake further study this program may be for you. It will give you an opportunity to add advanced IT and professional skills to your portfolio. The main theme of this program is the design of IT applications. The program is designed for graduates in any discipline, who wish to further their professional development by gaining skills and experience in both theoretical and practical areas of information technology. Throughout the program, you will have the opportunity to integrate the knowledge gained in your original subject with IT. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced information technology related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

8) MS Applied Computing and Information Technology

Master of Science in Applied Computing and Information Technology: This program provides a solid grounding in applied computing with a strong focus on practical work. It is intended for individuals who want to develop fundamental expertise in applied computing and information systems technologies and specific discipline areas - such as data modeling and management, applied programming, emerging technologies, project management, professional practice and research methodology including issues related to ethics, legal and professional application in computing and information systems development, e-systems, computer security, internet media design and internet development. Areas covered include - Applied E-systems, Secure Data Communications, Professional Project Management, Emerging Technologies, Applied Programming, Internet Media Design, Internet Development and Data Modeling and Management. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced applied computing and information technology related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

9) MS Computer Animation

Master of Science in Computer Animation: This Master of Science is a multidisciplinary and innovative program drawing on Creative Arts and Technologies, Media Arts, Computing, Fine Art and Design. It is an integrated program drawing on dynamically-related disciplines in a new professional approach. There is an emphasis on current developments, including a strong practical element, which are requirements for future employment. The underlying elements of computer technology and programming form a basis for creative development in computer animation in a range of media. Offers a wide career scope in the IT and Media industries e.g., film, games production and advertising. Areas covered include - Computer Graphics, Animation, Representation and Studio Practice. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced computer animation related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

10) MS Computer Games Technology

Master of Science in Computer Games Technology: The video games marketplace continues to grow and develop, becoming a core technology of the fast-developing home electronic entertainment media. Computer games are produced in a studio environment, over years of development time, consuming several millions of dollars and this in a team or teams of programmers, artists, musicians, designers, producers and others. During the program students will study aspects of game design technologies, design a full game and, in a team, produce a working prototype game level as a portfolio piece for a future employer. This is designed for graduates who have sound experience in computer programming and a solid grounding in mathematics. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced computer games technology related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

11) MS Computer Networking

Master of Science in Computer Networking: The purpose of the Master of Science award in Computer Networking is to prepare you and equip you with an in-depth understanding, advanced technical and academic skills and knowledge for the application of computer networking technologies in the real world, professional employment in the strategic and continually expanding areas of computer science and networking technologies. This award is intended for people who require not simply an expertise in the area of computer science and Internet applications but significant technical knowledge in the area of networking. The award is much more focused and produces students with a greater depth of knowledge in the area of computer networking. Specifically, this program will be suitable if you are looking to develop proficiency in Network Systems, Grid Services and Distributed Networking, Secure Data Communications, Emerging Technologies, Wireless Network Systems, Distributed Parallel Computing, Professional Project Management, Networking Administration and Management. Areas covered include - Emerging Technologies, Secure Data Communications, Networking Administration and Management, Wireless Networking, Grid Services/Distributed Networking, Distributed Parallel Computing, Professional Project Management and Network Systems. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced computer networking related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

12) MS Mobile Computing

Master of Science in Mobile Computer: This program most suitable for students with prior academic achievement or formal background in the discipline of computing or information systems. That is to say, to take advantage of the award students need to have a substantial knowledge of a computing related discipline. The program designed for individuals who require not simply a broad overview of mobile computing by significant technical knowledge and proficiency in the particular area of study. You will develop skills, not only in the areas mentioned above, but also in communication, problem solving all of which are invaluable to employers. Areas covered include - Secure Data Communication, Mobile Applications, Wireless Networking, Professional Project Management, Multimedia Applications, Networking Administration and Management, Distributed Parallel Computing and Cryptography. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced mobile computer related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

13) MS Information Management and Security

Master of Science in Information Management and Security: This program is most suitable for students with no formal background in the area of computing or information systems, but with some prior academic achievement in the area of computing or information systems. That is to say, to take advantage of the award students need to have a substantial knowledge of a non-computing related discipline so they can apply computing and information technologies to the field in which their prior learning lies. The program is designed for individuals who require not simply a broad overview of information management and security but significant technical knowledge and proficiency in the particular area of study. Areas covered include - Secure Data Communications, Data Modeling and Management, Cryptography, Professional Project Management, Networking Administration and Management, Information Security Management, Grid Services and Distributed Networking and Emerging Technologies. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced information management and security related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

14) MS Computer Security and Forensics

Master of Science in Computer Security and Forensics: This program is most suitable for students with prior academic achievement or formal background in the discipline of computing or information systems. That is to say, to take advantage of the award students need to have a substantial knowledge of a computing related discipline. The program is designed for individuals who require not simply a broad overview of computer security but significant technical knowledge and proficiency in the particular area of study. Your skills will include high practical skills that are much sought after in the business world and will allow you to become specialist consultant, practitioner and/or manager in the area of computer forensics investigation and computer based systems secure management. Areas covered include - Secure Data Communications, Forensics Data Analysis, Emerging Technologies, Professional Project Management, Systems Architecture, Networking Administration and Management, Law of Evidence and Cryptography. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced computer security and forensics related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

15) MS Ethical Hacking & Countermeasures

Master of Science in Ethical Hacking & Countermeasures: Consider the damage that a hacker can do if they broke into the network of a large organization. Funds could be siphoned off, trade secrets could be stolen, intellectual property could be stolen, in fact the organization could be ruined. How do these hackers break in? How easy is it to get into your servers? Can your network traffic be captured and read? This program will teach you the skills of a hacker in order that you can protect your servers, networks and PCs. The aim of this program is to provide a student with sufficient knowledge of how computer attacks are delivered so they can defend against them. In the same way as the police or security guards protect property by knowing the tricks of the burglar, you will learn the tricks of the hacker in order to protect an organization's vital IT infrastructure. Students will join the program with some technical knowledge of computing and will learn details of computer networking, network security and penetration testing, encryption, forensic computing all set in an ethical and legal environment. Areas covered include - Computer Networking, Ethical Computer Hacking, Professional Development, Network Management, Penetration Testing and Forensic Computing. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced ethical hacking & countermeasures related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

School of Liberal Arts, Creative Technologies & Science

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School of Liberal Arts, Creative Technologies & Science


Offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science Degree Programs in the following disciplines:

 1) BS Behavioral Science

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science: Behavioral scientists are interested in all aspects of our lives and behavior. They ask questions about how people behave and about the society they live in. They want to understand the effects our culture and society has on us and the effects we have on our culture and society. They try to find answers to the practical problems we all encounter. In our behavioral Science program you will learn about how people think, act and interact in society. You will learn scientific methods of investigating, analyzing and interpreting behavior. Areas covered include - Introductory Psychology, Individual in Society, Research Methods in Psychology, Globalization and Society, History and Social Change, Reading Sociology, Biological Psychology, Classical Social Theory, Self & Society, Cognitive Psychology, Work Welfare & Consumption, Development & Intelligence, Contemporary Sociological Theories, Understanding Collective Behavior, Personality and Social Psychology, Sociology of Gender, Sociological Methods, Cultural Theory, Crime & Punishment, Sociology of Leisure and Tourism, Applied Psychology, Abnormal Behavior, Psychology and the Law, Social Influence, Behavior & Health, Biological & Cognitive Psychology, Sport Psychology, Science and Society, Penal Institutions, Media, Self and Society, Cultural Theory, Images of the City, The Social Organization of Sexuality, Conversation Analysis, Political Sociology, Visualizing the Environment, Psychology of Language, Psychology of Education and Health, Biological Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Psychopharmacology, Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard behavioral science related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

2) BA Education

Bachelor of Arts in Education : This program offers a broad curriculum in the field of education. It provides you with a strong professional strand through the program. This multidisciplinary program covers sociology, psychology and other related social science areas. Students will also be encouraged to reflect on their own educational experiences as part of the program. Areas covered include - Skills, Careers and Research, Early Years Education, Inclusion and Special Needs Education, the Child and the Curriculum and E-Learning. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard education related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

3) BA Applied Education

Bachelor of Arts in Applied Education: The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Education program has been designed to meet the needs of individuals who wish to get started on a route to a career in teaching and who are currently working in schools in support roles, such as nursery, nurses, classroom assistants, instructors etc, or who are able to undertake substantial work placements in schools. This program combined with practical work in schools, allows people with experience and skills in working with pupils to build upon their existing competences and to further their knowledge in appropriate academic study in order to gain a high level qualification. The primary aim of the program is that you will achieve the levels of knowledge and standards of competence necessary to progress to a career in teaching. You will develop knowledge and understanding of educational processes and the ability to apply that knowledge and understanding. The program will also enable you to develop a reflective approach to your own practice and help you gain a range of transferable skills in information handling, communication, planning and team work. If you successfully complete the program you can expect rewarding careers in the field of education. Areas covered include - Planning for Teaching and Learning, Managing the Learning Environment and Developing Teaching Skills, Assessment of Teaching and Evaluation of Learning, English Language, Mathematics and General Science for Teachers, Current Issues in Education, Reflecting on Practice, Meeting Individual Learning Needs, The N Curriculum, Analysis, Application ,Review and Evaluation, Information and Communications Technology Skills for Teachers, Approaches to Learning, Teaching Mathematical Problem Solving, Language and Literature for Teachers and Applied Information and Communications Technology in Subject Teaching. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard applied education related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

4) BA Mass Communication

Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication: This program focuses on the ways in which audiences produce meanings as they view and listen. You will begin by studying how myths which have existed for generations are found in contemporary Hollywood cinema and how to use communications theories such as semiotics to appreciate how culture is mediated within the mass media. The aim of this program is to enable you to become an effective and responsible media communicator. The program offers various opportunities to mix theory and practice. The experience helps you appreciate the process of journalistic writing and to understand the practice of journalism. The program also addresses various controversies and issues regarding representation within the media, together with legal constraints, which emphasize the complex editorial decisions which contribute to the finished media product. You are encouraged to debate and develop your skills of public speaking and self-expression, which will breed confidence and a professional manner. Many graduates now work in the magazine industry, newspaper journalism and teaching. Others have found careers in photography, publishing, local radio or media research. Areas covered include - Skills for Professional Development in the Media, Communication and Culture, Film Stars and Film Genres, Controversies in Media Representations, Critical Interpretations, Realism and the Media, Shaping and Selling Ideas for Television, Specialist Writing, Television Production, Perspectives on Portraits, The Changing Readership, Women Both Sides of the Camera, US and European Film and National Identity, Psychoanalysis and the Cinema, Television and the Global Context. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard mass communication related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

5) BA Mass Communication and Public Relations

Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication and Public Relations: This program provides insights into current practices and future developments in mass communication and public relations. It relates the critical study of media practices to public relations practice. The program combines a study of mass media theory with an insight into public relations. The public relations part of the curriculum covers both theoretical and practical aspects of public relations. It covers the complete range of public relations activities and stresses the importance of an integrated approach. From the media practices curriculum, you will appreciate how culture is mediated with the mass media. It will enable you to become an effective and responsible media analyst and communicator. You will study the practices involved in producing, describing, analyzing and responding to the media. Areas covered include - PR Strategy, Visual Culture and Storytelling, Principles of Marketing, Media Relations, Distribution and Exhibition and Audience 'Choice'. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard mass communication and public relations related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

6) BS Computing

Bachelor of Science in Computing: This program provides you with the necessary knowledge and skills to enter a rewarding career in the computing industry regardless of your computing and programming experience. There is a constant industry demand for graduate who can show proven ability to build software systems, develop new business-compatible computer applications and create internet sites that are effective, motivational and contribute to a company's success. The aim of the Computing program path is to provide you with the knowledge and skills relevant to a career as a professional software developer who can work effectively with current and future product development technologies. You will become competent in cutting-edge desktop & internet software development methods and apply these to the solution of real-world problems. The program emphasizes an object-oriented approach to software design & development, reflecting the accepted standard used in commercial software production. This approach will be applied to creating applications running on the desktop with appropriate windows-based graphical user interfaces and to create both client & server-side Internet applications. Areas covered include - Professional Development, Computer Programming Concepts, The Personal Computer, Web Authoring, Smart Systems, Object-Oriented Programming, Software Engineering, Client-Side Web Development, Rapid Applications Development, Databases, Server-Side Internet Development, Programming with Components, Software Execution Models, Database Programming, Software Project management, Legal & Ethical Issues, Enterprise and Web Technologies, Designing and Implementing a Language. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard computing related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

7) BS Computer Science

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science: The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program provides a strong technical background for students planning to begin careers upon graduation. Program requirements include courses in object oriented programming, data structures and algorithms, operating systems, computer architecture as well as mathematics and statistics. This program features a rigorous academic foundation that is complemented by realistic programming. Emphasis is placed on developing both the technical and design skills necessary to begin and enhance an individual's career. Graduates of this program are well prepared for immediate employment in either the computer industry or many other businesses that increasingly rely on computer science. Program outcomes - an ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline, an ability to analyze a problem and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution, an ability to design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, an ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal, an understanding of professional, ethical and social responsibilities, an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences, an ability to analyze the impact of computing on individuals, organizations and society, including ethical, legal, security and global policy issues, Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, continuing professional development, an ability to use current techniques, skills and tools necessary for computing practice, an ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehensions of the tradeoffs involved in design choices, an ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexities. Areas covered include - Calculus for Computer Science, Applied Probability and Statistics, Introduction to Programming Concepts and Methods, Programming in C++, Programming in Java, Object Oriented Design and Analysis, Linear Algebra and Matrix Computation, Discrete Structures and Logic, Data Structures and Algorithms, Algorithm Design, Digital Logic Design, Computer Architecture, Computer Ethics, Operating System Theory and Design, Database Design, Programming Languages, Computer Communication Networks, Compiler Design, Advanced Programming in Java, Wireless Technologies and Application Development, Artificial Intelligence Programming, Human Computer Interaction, Computer Graphics, Game Programming, Advanced Game Programming, Database Administration & Security, Database Disaster Recovery, Enterprise Business Intelligence, Database Web Technologies and Emerging Data Technologies. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard computer science related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

8) BS Information Technology

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology: This program is designed for aspiring students in IT and builds on the knowledge and skills gained in their prior studies. It focuses on software development using C++ and Java, software engineering and multimedia software development for the Internet. Graduates of this course will have extensive skills in software developmen and will have well developed oral and written communication skills. Areas covered include - Algorithmic Problem Solving, Introduction to Programming, Object-Oriented Programming, Technical Software Development, Programming in Java, Database Analysis and Design, Usability, Professional Issues in Information Technology, Software Development Practices, Data Communications and Security, Advanced Web Development, Web Programming, Software Process and Project Management, Software Project Practices and Management, Artificial Intelligence for Games, Real-time Programming, Software Testing and Reliability, Software Tools, Knowledge Management, Advanced Java, Enterprise Java, Internet Security, Large Scale System Design, Internet Networking Infrastructure, Software Architectures and Design, Software Deployment and Evolution, Languages in Software Development, IT Security, Web Application Development, Web Application Architectures, Enterprise Systems, Information Systems Risk and Security, Business Information Systems Analysis, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Systems Management, Enterprise Systems Implementation and Configuring Business Information Systems Solutions. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard information technology related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

9) BS Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

Bachelor of Science in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics: This program brings together robotics computing and artificial intelligence (AI) to equip you with the latest knowledge and skills much sought after by employers. Robotics and AI are growth areas but few programs combine both. The program will provide you with sound theoretical and conceptual grounding in intelligent systems and is an ideal base for a career in industry. Areas covered include - Neural and Fuzzy Systems, Robotics Technology, Mechatronic Systems, Robotics and Automation, Object Oriented Programming, Knowledge Based Systems, Problem Solving and Logical Reasoning, Social and Professional Issues in Computing, Interface Design Environments, Distributed Software Technologies and Systems Administration. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard artificial intelligence and robotics related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

10) BS Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence: A cursory look at its portrayal in the media shows that computing is a fast moving discipline with developments emerging continuously. The study of computer science provides a foundation from which you can progress into computing professionals. The artificial intelligence element attempts to study and understand underlying principles behind intelligent systems. The AI element of the program involves a study of artificial intelligence techniques in areas such as knowledge based systems, games, machine learning, natural language understanding and generation, machine vision, neural networks, fuzzy logic, genetic, algorithms and theorem proving. The emphasis of the program is to provide professionally skilled programmers who have both a general overview of computer science and more detailed knowledge and skills of an area such as internet programming, database applications, artificial intelligence applications or networking. Areas covered include - Introduction to Programming, Systems Modeling, Problem Solving and Logical Reasoning, Databases, Introduction to Object Oriental Programming, Data Communications, Search and Control in Artificial Intelligence, Comparative Languages, IT Systems Building, Social and Professional Issues in Computing, Interface Design Environments, Multimedia, Internet Programming, Neural and Fuzzy Systems and Managing Networks. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard computer science and artificial intelligence related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

11) BS Computer Science and Robotics

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Robotics: A cursory look at its portrayal in the media shows that Computing is a fast moving discipline with developments emerging continuously. The discipline of computer Science is central to many of today's commercial and industrial activities as well as providing a diverse and rapidly developing field for personal study. The study of computer science provides a foundation from which you can progress into computing professions. The robotics element of the program seeks to explain what intelligence is and how different intelligent machines can be built. On this program you will be able to design and build automated and other computer based systems. The program provides an in-depth knowledge to help you understand and implement better intelligent machines. Its distinctive approach is one that combines an investigation into computer studies and practical control process while exploring the theoretical underpinning knowledge. The emphasis of the program is to provide professionally skilled programmers who have both a general overview of computer science and more detailed knowledge and skills of an area such as internet programming, database applications, artificial intelligence applications or networking. Medium to long term predictions for employability with the IT industry and associated fields look good. Areas covered include - Introduction to Programming, Systems Modeling, Problem Solving and Logical Reasoning, Introduction to Object Oriented Programming, Data Communications, Object oriented Program Development, Mechatronics Systems for Robots, Operating Systems, IT Systems Building, Interacting with Computers, Comparative Languages, Social and Professional Issues in Computing, Interface Design Environments, E-Commerce Tools and Techniques and Usability Engineering. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard computer science and robotics related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

12) BS Computer Science and Software Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Software Engineering: A cursory look at its portrayal in the media shows that Computing is a fast moving discipline with developments emerging continuously. The disciplines of Computer Science and Software Engineering are central to many of today's commercial and industrial activities as well as providing a diverse and rapidly developing field for personal study. You will be able to analyze and build a range of IT applications. The emphasis of the program is to provide professionally skilled programmers and software engineers who have both a general overview of computer science and software engineering and more detailed knowledge and skills of an area such as internet programming, database applications, artificial intelligence applications or networking. Medium to long term predictions for employability within the IT industry and associated fields look good. Areas covered include - Introduction to Programming, Systems Modeling, Problem Solving and Logical Reasoning, Introduction to Object Oriented Programming, Data Communications, Object Oriented Program Development, Systems Methodologies, Operating Systems, Social and Professional Issues in Computing, Interacting with Computers, Internet Architecture, Comparative Languages, IT Systems Building, Distributed Software Technologies and E-Commerce Tools and Techniques. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard computer science and software engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

13) BS Telecommunications and Networking

Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications and Networking: This program has a modern and up-to-date curriculum that covers the latest in technology including IP-based telephony. The program design recognizes the rapidly changing nature of communication systems and includes aspects of wireless technologies. The program covers the areas of network management, server configuration and administration, telecommunications including wireless networking and mobile networks. Areas covered include - Network and Server Administration and Maintenance, Programming and Multimedia, Linux and Network Security and Telecommunications and Wireless Technology. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard telecommunications and networking related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

14) BS Computing & Networks

Bachelor of Science in Computing and Networks: The rise of network technology and the Internet have made significant changes to the face of computing in the past few years and there is no reason to indicate that these are not important subjects in the years ahead. The Computing & Networks program is intended to reflect this changing environment. An increasing number of individuals are needed who understand how to design, develop and maintain computer networks. You will study Network security (including encryption, authentication and relevant standards), network protocols and technology, TCP/IP architectures, wireless communications, application layer functionality, network design and management (including detailed commercial LAN and WAN designs), administration and management (using current software tools). You will learn Internet development, how the Internet works, using specific tools to develop your own Internet sites. Areas covered include - Problem-Solving, Professional Development, Object-Oriented Programming Concepts, the PC, Web Authoring, Smart Systems, Computer Networking, Software Engineering, Internet Development, Visual Basic, Database, Internet Technology, PC Networks, Linux Networks, Network Programming, Software Project Management, Legal and Ethical Issues, Group Project, Network Management, XML Technologies, Mobile Phone Technology, Forensic Computing and Software Engineering Issues. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard computing and networks related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

15) BS Network Management

Bachelor of Science in Network Management: This program emphasizes the skills needed to design, implement, maintain and administrate networks. You will have the opportunity to consider key issues surrounding computer networking such as reliability, mobility and security. The program also provides a solid grounding in core computing and information systems. Networked computer systems are a key infrastructure not only in any modern business, but also in homes. The development of wireless and mobile networks has allowed access to information at any time in any place. Due to the increase in demand there has been a growth in the number of jobs for those with the skills to design, build, maintain and administrate such systems. Areas covered include - Network Design and Administration, IT Project Management, Systems Methodology, Online Database and E-Commerce, and Visual Basic Programming. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard network management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

16) BA Computer Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Computer Arts: If your artistic interest lie in the new media industries and you want to develop your creativity into electronic screen-based media - read on. Increasing demand for visual communication in all of its manifestations, rapid developments in the technology, and expanding requirements in the visual arts and media, all contributes to the demand for expertise in visual, audio and screenwriting practices for narrative entertainment and interactive media production. This program focuses strongly on the application of computer artistry in games and electronic entertainment, interactive music and audio, web and interactive design, digital media, film, TV and animation sectors. The new media industries depend upon creative skills such as yours, so we explore with you the technological, philosophical and cultural relationships between computer art, its creators and its users. Creative thinking, 2D and 3D visual studies, interactive design, audio technology, animation, cinematography and narrative structure are recurrent topics throughout the course. Traditional art skills are highly valued and you are encouraged to research and experiment with traditional techniques in the development of your digital artwork. As well as acquiring essential software expertise, you develop your presentation and interpersonal skills, which are greatly appreciated by employers. Areas covered include - Visual Literacy, Introduction to Audio, Dynamic Communication, Elementary Animation and Life Drawing, Advanced 3D, Entertainment Design and Life Drawing, Time Based Narrative, Digital media Contexts, Psychoacoustics, Character Animation, Concepts of Composition, Marketing, Persuasive Narrative, Advanced Interaction, Personal Project and Digital Media Practice, Advanced Animation, Audio Production Methods, Advanced Visualization, Creative Sound Synthesis, marketing, Professional Practice, Concept Development and Media Writing. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard computer arts related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

17) BS Computer Games Technology

Bachelor of Science in Computer Games Technology: Such is the shortage of well trained, highly skilled computer games programmers that the career opportunities open to you. This world-leading program is academically challenging and will develop your skills in games console programming, real-time graphics and mathematics. You will leave with confidence and skills to work in one of the most demanding industries in the world, and a distinct advantage over other computing graduates intending a career in the games industry. Areas covered include - Computer Games Technology, C++ Programming, Introduction to Audio, Applied Mathematics, Media Production, Console Games Development, Graphics Programming, Applied Mathematics, Marketing, Concepts of Composition, 3D Graphics Programming, Programming Environments, Prototype Game Development, Audio Production, Applied Mathematics, Advanced Game Technologies, Network Games Programming and Games Professional Awareness. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard computer games technology related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

18) BS Smart Systems

Bachelor of Science in Smart Systems: We are surrounded by 'smart' gadgets and systems. Once the topic of science-fiction program, yesterday's seemingly impossible ideas have become part of our everyday lives. A smart system is defined as one that automatically adjusts or adapts its behavior in response to external stimuli. Existing applications of smart technologies include: smart homes where energy levels can be monitored and adapted to external conditions (controlling heating and lighting remotely from your mobile phone), supermarket loyalty cards where personal shopping trends dictate which money-off coupons will be sent, smart cards that let you access products and services within a defined area. The question is what will be the smart systems of tomorrow? Our clothing might have smart labeling to allow washing machines to pick the best wash cycle. Our fridges might order shopping for us automatically over the Internet. Our cars might be equipped with specialized sensors and wireless communication systems to allow us to travel on automated highways, enabling high-speed travel in closely spaced convoys. The health of the elderly and disabled might be monitored in their own houses, reducing the need for them to move into care homes. Increasingly, companies in various sectors of industry are looking for talented graduates to help develop products and systems using the most up-to-date thinking in order to give them a competitive edge. This program has been developed to satisfy this demand. It is academically challenging and will develop your skills in programming, system planning and design and computer interfacing. Areas covered include - Computer Hardware, Programming, Web Authoring, Introduction to Smart Systems, Systems Planning & Design, Smart Systems Development, Networking, Databases, Controlling Devices, Web Development, Business Skills, Smart Systems Application, Mobile Computing, Database, Networking, Controlling Devices, Intelligent Systems, Mobile Phone Technology and Controlling Devices. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard smart systems related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

19) BS Web Design & Development

Bachelor of Science in Web Design & Development: This course will help you become a professional web designer/developer, able to create great applications and contribute to studio teams that create innovative multimedia enhanced web-based projects. Areas covered include - Web Multimedia Fundamentals, Web Authoring, Professional Development, Programming Concepts, the PC, Innovative Web Development, Client Side Web Development, Designing Interfaces, Marketing, Web Systems Analysis, Databases and Digital Media Development, E-Business Concepts, Developing Internet Sites, Multimedia Development, Database Design, Professional Web Development, Enterprise Level Internet Development, Virtual Web Worlds, New Media Challenges and Novel Web Design Techniques. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard web design & development related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

20) BS Computer Security and Forensics

Bachelor of Science in Computer Security and Forensic: The massive increase in computer-based crime has led to the development of programs designed to provide graduates who can harden business and home computer systems from a computer security aspect. In this program you will study computer security and forensics with specialized modules in network security, systems hardening, the process of forensically gathering evidence and analyzing captured data and the legal requirements necessary for those working in computer security and forensics, including the role of an expert witness. Areas covered include - Cryptography and Cryptanalysis, Programming and Database Structures, System Hardening and Network Security, and Penetration Testing and Intrusion Detection. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard computer security and forensic related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

 

Graduate School of Engineering & Applied Science

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Graduate School of Engineering & Applied Science

Offers Master of Science Degree Programs in the following disciplines:

 1) MS Biomedical Engineering

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering: The graduate program in biomedical science educates students whose undergraduate education is in basic life sciences (e.g., biology or biochemistry) or paramedical disciplines (e.g. nursing, physical therapy or medical technology) in quantitative analysis, mathematical modeling, fundamental computing skills and informatics. Students in biomedical science achieve depth in the modeling of living systems and biomedical information processing and display. Areas covered include - Mathematics for Biomedical Science, Biomedical Statistics, Principles of Systems Analysis Applied to Biomedicine, Computer Applications for Biomedical Research, Experimental Design in Biomedical Research, Biomedical Ethics and Law, Tissue Engineering, Biomaterials, Quantitative System Biology, Genome Information Engineering, Biocomputational Languages, Biosystems Modeling, Biomedical Signal Processing, Pharmacology, Medical Sciences, Cardiovascular Engineering, Biomedical Electronics, Advanced Biosensors, Quantitative Systems Biology, Robotics in Medicine, Applied Evolution, Biological Control Systems, Medical Imaging Systems, Biomedical Ultrasound, Biomedical Mechanics, Biomaterials, Biosimulation, Physics of Living Systems, Neural Signals, Principles in Neuroengineering, Neural Networks and Hospital Engineering Management. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced biomedical engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

2) MS Civil Engineering

Master of Science in Civil Engineering: The Master of Science in Civil Engineering is designed for the pursuit of Advanced Civil Engineering Studies. The primary areas of study focus on construction, geotechnical, structures, transportation and water resources. The primary focus of the Master of Science in Civil Engineering is the integration of environmental science, mathematics and engineering application. Areas covered include - Advanced Bituminous Materials, Advanced Concrete Materials, Advanced Structural Analysis, Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design, Prestressed Concrete Design, Advanced Structural Steel Design, Advanced Timber Design, Structural Dynamics, Probabilistic Analysis and Reliability in Civil Engineering, Productivity Planning and Improvement, Project Delivery Systems, Project Management and Administration, Highway Design, Pavement Management Systems, Transportation Planning, Environmental Impacts of Transportation, Airport Planning and Design, Advanced Airport Planning and Design, Public Transit, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Environmental Process Engineering, Biological Treatment Processes, Physical-Chemical Treatment Processes, Surface Water Quality Modeling, Biogeochemical Processes, Transport and Transformation of Organic Pollutants, Practical Applications and Analytical Techniques for Environmental Measurements, Air Quality and the Built Environment, Applied Boundary Layer Meteorology, Atmospheric Chemistry, Civil and Environmental Engineering Systems Analysis, Stochastic Hydrology, GIS Applications, Water Resources Modeling, Sediment Transport, Water Resources Planning and Management, Cold Regions Hydrology, Advanced Soil Mechanics, Advanced Geotechnical Engineering, Frozen Ground Engineering, Stability of Earth Structures, Fundamentals of Soil Behavior and Field Engineering in the Developing World. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced civil engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

3) MS Building Engineering

Master of Science in Building Engineering: The general educational aims, which are shared both by the national and the international context, given the worldwide presence of the building sector, are to train a professional engineer for the job market, who shall be able, thanks to his interdisciplinary education, to identify problems and seek suitable designing solutions, at pace with the innovative dynamics of the sector, in order to improve building quality in its physical, technical, performance, procedural and economic values. In particular, the goal is to train a professional engineer able to effectively operate, within the competences set by the law, in different fields such as - designing of complex building systems, including technological, structural, environmental aspects, with special attention paid to comfort, service life, energy and environmental impact issues; development of the building process, in its operative, economic and managerial aspects; managing technological and production processes related to the building sector (new and existing buildings), with special attention paid to safety issues; technology innovation; testing and quality controls of products and buildings. Areas covered include - Architectural Design, Architectural History, Building Durability and Maintenance, Building Materials, Building Pathology and Diagnostics, Building Physics, Building Services System Design, Refurbishment and Conservation, Structural Design, Structural Rehabilitation and Consolidation, Technological Design and Urban Design. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced building engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

4) MS Structural Engineering

Master of Science in Structural Engineering: The mission & goals of this program - emphasize fundamental, non-perishable knowledge to foster life-long learning; encouraging strong grounding in fundamentals of analysis/mechanics and design/behavior; offer a variety of opportunities for further specialization or development of additional breadth. Areas covered include - Structural Analysis, Structural Mechanics, Structural Dynamics, Finite Element Methods, Steel Structures, Reinforced Concrete, Earthquake engineering, Decision & Risk Analysis, Welding & Joining Processes, Concrete Materials, Fatigue & Fracture, Soil Mechanics & Behavior, Excavation and Support Systems, Geotechnical Case Histories, and Computer Methods. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced structural engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

5) MS Transportation Engineering

Master of Science in Transportation Engineering: The Master of Science in Transportation Engineering degree program examines all major forms of transportation, including passenger and freight systems and the increasing demand for these systems at the local, regional and international level. In a few years, more than six billion people will inhabit the world, placing enormous stress on existing air, rail and highway transportation systems and creating the need for new ways to plan, manage and engineer the systems of the future. This program addresses that need. Areas covered include - Transportation System Analysis, Introduction to Transportation Systems, Air Transportation - The Airline Industry, Air Traffic Control, Airline Management, Airline Schedule Planning, Planning and Design of Airport Systems, Ocean Systems Management - Economics of Marine Transportation Industries, Management of Marine Systems, International Shipping, International Supply Chain Management, Transportation Analysis & Planning Methods - Demand Modeling, Logistical and Transportation Planning Methods, Advanced Demand Modeling, Airline Schedule Planning, Network Optimization, Transportation Logistics - Logistical and Transportation Planning Methods, Logistics Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, International Supply Chain Management, Transportation Management - Management of Marine Systems, International Shipping, Airline Management, Transportation Policy - Transportation Policy and Environmental Limits, Transportation Policy and Planning, Law, Technology and Public Policy, Urban & Regional Transportation - Demand Modeling, An Introduction to Intelligent Transportation Systems, Urban Transportation Planning, Public Transportation Systems, Cities and Region: Urban Economics and Public Policy and Comparative Land Use and Transportation Planning. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced transportation engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

6) MS Chemical Engineering

Master of Science in Chemical Engineering: Chemical Engineering is one of the most exciting and multi-faceted career paths of our time. Because chemical engineering interfaces with biology, chemistry, materials science, civil and electrical engineering, it is widely regarded as the central engineering discipline. The opportunities are limitless. Chemical engineers are unique individuals. They have a wide range of interests, but are most often drawn to mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology. They are fascinated by chemical transformations and molecular processes, and have the ability to isolate the most important phenomena within a problem. They have a keen interest in process invention, and apply their solutions across broad sets of scale. As central players in a wide range of technologies, chemical engineers move comfortably from high tech fields such as advanced materials and biotechnology to entrepreneurial endeavors within business and finance sectors. Their careers will unfold to include a breadth of expertise and a multitude of unequaled experiences. Areas covered include - Fundamentals of Multiphase Transport Phenomena, Process Analysis and Control, Process Design, Solids Processing, Separation Processes in Biochemical Engineering, Transport Phenomena, Classical Thermodynamics, Surface Science in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Physical Properties of Structural Biopolymers, Chemical Process Dynamics, Chemical Engineering Analysis, Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos, Colloids-Principles and Practice, Applied Surfactant Science, Advanced Polymer Engineering, Advanced Plant Design, Heterogenous Catalysis, Advanced Transport Phenomena, Multiphase Transport Phenomena, Advanced Reaction Engineering, Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, Momentum Transport, Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, Energy Transport, Mass Transfer, Process Control, Chemical Processing of Advanced Materials, Advanced Catalyst Design, Advanced Pollution Control, Advanced Biocatalysis and Biotransformations and Advanced Research Techniques for Engineering. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced chemical engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

7) MS Petroleum Engineering

Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering: The Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering is a new unique program offered. This program was created based upon industry's request to train existing staff and new hires with skills related to the operation of smart fields. This program will provide facilities for research and training in petroleum technologies, offering cutting-edge course content for this degree. Areas covered include - Introduction to Transport Processes in Porous Media, Petroleum Reservoir Engineering, Formation Evaluation, Engineering and Economic Evaluation of Subsurface Reservoirs, Numerical Simulation of Subsurface Flow and Transport Processes, Testing of Wells and Aquifers, Enhanced Oil Recovery, Well Completion, stimulation and Damage Control, Fluid Flow and Transport Processes in Porous Media, Intelligent and Collaborative Oilfield Systems Characterization and Management, Smart Completions, Oilfield Sensors and Sensor Technology, Smart Oilfield Data Mining, Advanced Oilfield Operations with Remote Immersive visualization and Control, Advanced Reservoir Characterization, Advanced Phase Behavior of Petroleum Reservoir Fluids, Drilling Engineering, Carbonate Rocks, Corrosion Control in Petroleum Production, Engineering Geostatistics, Advanced Production Engineering and Environmental Technology in the Petroleum Industry. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced petroleum engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

8) MS Electrical Engineering

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering: Electrical Engineering forms a solid foundation for other industries and characterizes the dynamism and level of their developments, so it is impossible to overestimate its importance for the national economy. Students are given relevant knowledge, are taught to think critically and be receptive to the rich array of ideas available in a diverse society. They are well prepared to creatively apply the latest engineering findings and new technologies. Areas covered include - Electrical Power Engineering, Automation and Management, Heat Power Engineering, Automated Technologies and Production, Power Engineering Economics and Management, Heat Power Stations, Electric Power Stations, Electric Systems and Networks, Power Supply, High Voltage Electrical and Power Engineering, Relay Protection and Automation of Electric Power Systems and Automation of Technological Processes and Heat Power Engineering Production. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced electrical engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

9) MS Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Master of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering: The Master of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering programs philosophy is to provide, simultaneously, an adequate preparation and a good adaptation capability to a technological situation in constant evolution, for graduate students in electrical and Electronics Engineering. Additionally, the Master Program is also opened to anyone holding a Bachelor degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering (or in an equivalent related field) and wanting not only, to upgrade his/her technological knowledge, but also, to facilitate his/her career development. Areas covered include - Advanced mathematics, Transients of Electrical Machines, Microelectronic Circuit Design, Digital Signal Processing, Active Network Theory, Advanced Control Systems, Advanced Simulation, Expert Systems, Special Operations Modes of Electric Machines and Power Systems, Microelectronics for Telecommunication and Signal Processing, Laser and Semiconductor Physics, Advanced Telecommunications, Advanced Topics in Control Systems, Flexible Alternative Current Transmission System, Embedded System, Internet Security and Cryptography, Electronic Payment Systems, Smart Card Technology and Applications, Computer Networks and Internet and Computer Communications and Networks. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced electrical and electronics engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

10) MS Electronics and Computer Engineering

Master of Science in Electronics and Computer Engineering: Electronics and Computer Engineering are leading in innovation across a broad swath of technology including microelectronics, semiconductors, power and power electronics, photonics, image and signal processing, computer architecture, telecommunications, electromagnetic and bioengineering. Given that often a single technology product or process incorporates an array of technologies, including microprocessors, random and probabilistic processes, feedback and control, software and computing methods, this program incorporates knowledge across several disciplines. As a result, students gain a sense of the economic and business values needed to employ technology to serve society's needs. This program provides students with the knowledge and skills to innovate and lead in their discipline in the framework of research and development in industrial workplace, research laboratories, or service organizations. These outcomes are achieved through carefully chosen academic experiences that students gain from purposeful curriculum design, instruction, inquiry and professional development. Areas covered include - Electronic Product Design, Electronic Materials, Thermal Management of Microdevices, Product Design, Microelectronics, High Density Interconnection Structures, Integrated Circuit Design, Systems Design, Sensor Design and Applications, Nonlinear Control Systems, Communications Systems, Microwave Structures, Wireless Systems, Digital Communications, Power and Power Electronics, Power Generation and Distribution, Advanced Power Electronics, Signal Processing, Voice and Signal Processing, Image Processing, Scientific Visualization, Computer Graphics, Computer Animation, Embedded Systems, Network Programming, Network Embedded Systems, Enterprise Computing, Database Management and Enterprise Java. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced electronics and computer engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

11) MS Communications Engineering

Master of Science in Communications Engineering: This program is designed for practicing engineers and information technologists who wish to improve their knowledge and skills in the broad area of communications engineering. The courses offered cover various important topics in telecommunications, RF engineering and wireless communications. Areas covered include - Digital Communication Systems, RF Engineering Techniques, Computer Networks, Satellite, Fixed and Mobile Radio Systems, Network Performance Analysis, RF Circuit Design, MIC & Printed Antenna Design, Optical Fibre Communications, Network Planning and Management, Wireless Multiple Access Communications, Electromagnetic Compatibility and Interference, Advanced Digital Signal Processing, Speech Analysis & Processing, Video Signal Processing, Multimedia Networking and Network Design and Simulation. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced communications engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

12) MS Computer Engineering

Master of Science in Computer Engineering: Students entering the Master of Science program are expected to have a firm undergraduate background in basic computer hardware, software and systems. Students should have experience. Areas covered include - Advanced Real-Time Embedded Systems, Probability and Stochastic Processes, Wireless Embedded Sensor Networks, Advanced Operating Systems, Theory of Compiling & Language Translation, Mobile Robotics, Advanced Mobile Robotics, Multimedia Signals and Systems, Computer Vision, Computer Systems Architecture, Digital System Verification, Testing and Reliability, Advanced VLSI Design, Advanced Digital Systems Engineering, Acceleration of Algorithms in Reconfigurable Logic, Reconfigurable System on Chip Design, Computer Systems Analysis, Parallel Architectures & Algorithms, Signaling & Control in Communication Networks, Protocols for Computer Networks, Advanced Networking, Design & Analysis of Switching Systems, Multimedia Computing and Networking and Digital Representation of Signals. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced computer engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

13) MS Mechanical Engineering

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering: Amongst the most diverse of the engineering fields, mechanical engineering affects all aspects of our lives and embraces many areas of specialization: automotive systems; bioengineering; combustion and propulsion; design methodology and tribology; dynamic systems and controls; energy systems and thermodynamics, fluid mechanics; heat transfer; manufacturing and production; materials behavior and processing and microscale and nanoscale phenomena and systems. Mechanical engineers have been involved in improvement to and technological advances in engines, power plants, satellites, automobiles, airplanes, household appliances, machine tools, prosthetic devices, surgical equipment and heating and refrigeration systems, among other things. Areas covered include - Acoustic and Noise Control, Automotive Systems, Biomechanics, Design and Computer-Aided Design, Energy Utilization and Environmental Control, Advanced Fluid Mechanics, Manufacturing and Materials Processing, Mechanics and Vibrations, Systems, Measurements and Controls, Advanced heat Transfer, Failure Mechanisms in Engineering Materials, Failure Analysis of Mechanical Components, Modeling in Materials Processing, Industrial Control Systems, Finite Element Analysis, Nonlinear Dynamics, Fracture Resistant Design, Advanced Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos, Micromechanical Behavior of Materials, Multiphase Flow, Hazardous and Solid Waste Management, Urban Hydrology and Hydraulics, Groundwater, Reliability Engineering, Quality Engineering, Genetic Algorithms in Search, Optimization and Machine Learning, Managing Advanced Technology in Industry, Technology Innovation and Strategy, Molecular Modeling of Water and Interfaces, Design and Analysis of Experiments and Corrosion of Metals. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced mechanical engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

14) MS Electromechanical Engineering

Master of Science in Electromechanical Engineering: The Master of Science program in Electromechanical Engineering is designed to provide advanced study and updated knowledge in the areas of manufacturing automation, thermal engineering and control, materials technology and mechanics for engineering graduates and practicing engineers. Areas covered include - Advanced Mathematics, Physics of Materials, Variational Principles and the Application, Computer-Aided Geometry Design, Computer-Integrated Design and Manufacturing, Mechatronics, Process Heat Transfer, Convective Heat Transfer, Computational Method for Thermo-fluid System, Energy Conversion and Utilization, Introduction to advanced Robotics and Control, Fluid Power Engineering, Intelligent Theory and Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Thermal Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Theory of Elasticity and Plasticity, Plates and Shells and Expert Systems. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced electromechanical engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

15) MS Systems and Industrial Engineering

Master of Science in Systems and Industrial Engineering: Systems Engineering integrates all the disciplines and specialty groups into a team effort forming a structural development process that proceeds from concept to production to operation. Industrial engineers figures out how to do things better. They engineer processes and systems that improve quality and productivity. The goal of this program is to provide high quality education, and a basis for lifelong learning of the engineering and scientific knowledge required for analysis, design, improvement and evaluation of integrated systems of people, computers, material and equipment - as embodied in the disciplines of industrial engineering, operations research and systems engineering. Areas covered include - Engineering Economic Analysis, Computer Methods for Engineering, Object-Oriented Modeling and Design, Probablistic Models in Operations Research, Engineering Experiment Design, Deterministic Operations Research, Deterministic Systems, Software Integration for Decision Models, Software for Engineers, Integrated Manufacturing Systems, Quality Engineering, Systems Reliability Engineering, Human Factors & Ergonomics in Engineering & Design, Engineering Decision Making Under Uncertainty, Engineering Statistics, Survey of Optimization Methods, Deterministic Control Systems, Systems Engineering Process, Production System Analysis, Facilities and Production Systems Design, Concepts in Information & Communication Systems, Decision Support Systems, Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems, Stochastic Processes, Engineering Statistics, Linear Programming, Computational Optimization, Traffic Modeling and Simulation, Manufacturing Automation, Nonlinear Optimization and Transportation Systems. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced systems and industrial engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

16) MS Manufacturing Engineering

Master of Science in Manufacturing Engineering: Manufacturing encompasses many disciplines, topics, skills and rapidly changing knowledge. The Master of Science program in manufacturing engineering is designed to aid technical leaders in maintaining the competitiveness of their operations. This program allows students to integrate systems perspectives with interdisciplinary education, combining the academic study of engineering and business with project work, and topical industry-related research activities. The program covers business planning and management, product design and manufacturing processes and technology. It emphasizes that quality assurance is introduced at the design level and monitored throughout the total manufacturing cycle, including customer service. Areas covered include - Engineering Science & Design Technology - Engineering Mechanics, Advanced Engineering Mechanics, Thermal Processes & Technology in Manufacturing, Design Technology for Manufacturability; Manufacturing Software & Computer Integration - Product Life Software, Automated Technology for Tool Path Generation, Product Data Management and Configuration Control, Special Problems in Manufacturing Software; Advanced Manufacturing Materials & Processes Technology - Plant Layout for Lean and Agile Manufacturing, Advanced Materials Science & Technology, Inventory & Supply Train Management, Quality Concepts & Philosophies, Microelectronics Manufacturing Processes; business, Financial & Management Processes - The Manufacturing Management Team in the Global Enterprise, Manufacturing Business Philosophies, Capitalization Principles for Manufacturing, The Planning of Projects & Budgets for Manufacturing, International Economics for Manufacturing and Regulatory Requirements & Processes. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced manufacturing engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.