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Master of Science in Computer Science


The MS (computer Science) is a professional degree program equivalent to M. Phil Level as defined by Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad. The Program has been developed to meet AIOU M. Phil level requirements that are it comprises of one year (24 credit hours-8 courses) course work and one year (24 credit hours) research work.


A candidate is eligible to apply MS (Computer Science) program having any of the following criteria with minimum first division from recognized university/institute: a) Masters Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology (16 years)Bachelor Degree (16 years) in Computer Science/ Information Technology/Software Engineering.

Selection Process:

Selection is through GRE (general) type test plus subject area (computer science) through NTS followed by interview of short listed candidates by admission committee.


Two years (4 semesters).

Teaching Methodology:

Face-to-Face regular classes/Online classes (for selected courses)will be conducted at the Department of Computer Science, Main Campus, H-8, Islamabad

Scheme of Studies
Semester - 1
Code Title Cr.Hrs
5700 Theory of Computation 3(3,0)
5701 Advance Algorithm 3(3,0)
5702 Distributed Systems 3(3,0)
5730 Advance Computer Architecture 3(3,0)
Semester - 2
Code Title Cr.Hrs
5703 Research Study 3(3,0)
  Elective-I 3(3,0)
  Elective-II 3(3,0)
  Elective-III 3(3,0)
Semester - 3 & 4
5745 Thesis I & II 12 (0 + 12)
Elective Courses
5704 Object-Oriented Software Engineering 3(3,0)
5705 Software Project Management 3(3,0)
5706 Software Quality Assurance 3(3,0)
Software Engineering Laboratory 3(3,0)
5708 Advance Topic in Software Engineering 3(3,0)
5715 Distributed Database 3(3,0)
5716 Data Warehousing & Mining 3(3,0)
5717 Information System Security 3(3,0)
5718 Case Tools & Application 3(3,0)
5719 Advance Topics in DBMS 3(3,0)
5725 Web Based Education System 3(3,0)
5726 Computer Aided Instructions 3(3,0)
5727 Measurement of Learning 3(3,0)
5728 Interactive Web Systems 3(3,0)
5729 Advance Topics in Computer Science Education 3(3,0)
5735 Internet Service Planning 3(3,0)
5736 E-Commerce Applications 3(3,0)
5737 Advance Topics in ITM 3(3,0)