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MPhil. Computer Science Courses

The MPhil. in Computing degree at UWI requires students to take a single taught course. Students complete their research for the degree once this course is finished.

MPhil. Computing Courses
Course Code Course Title Credits Semester Core Course?
COMP6010 Research Methodologies in Computer Science 6 I Yes

M.Sc. Computer Science Courses

To graduate from the M.Sc. in Computer Science programme a student must complete a total of 40 credits as follows:

  • A core of three courses(one general and two in computer science) for 12 credits
  • Five Computer Science courses (at least two in one specialisation area) for 20 credits
  • A research project which may be industry related or academic for 8 credits
M.Sc. Computer Science Courses
Course Code Course Title Credits Semester Core Course?
COMP6001 Research Methods & Technical Writing 4   Yes
COMP6105 Object-oriented Design 4   Yes
COMP6110 Advanced Software Engineering 4   No
COMP6210 Advanced Artificial Intelligence 4   No
COMP6220 Expert Systems 4   No
COMP6410 Formal Methods of Software Design 4   No
COMP6420 Parallel Computing 4   No
COMP6430 Topics in Advanced Algorithms 4   Yes
COMP6510 Topics in Advanced User Interface Design 4   No
COMP6520 E-Learning Design 4   No
COMP6540 Interactive Media Design 4   No
COMP6550 Web Design & Programming 4   No
COMP6710 Advanced Operating Systems 4   No
COMP6720 Advanced Database Systems 4   No
COMP6770 Advanced Computer Networks 4   No
COMP6771 Wireless Networks 4   No
COMP6810 Research Project 8   Yes

M.Sc. in Computer-Based Management Information Systems (MIS) Courses

M.Sc. MIS (Computer Science Courses)
Course Code Course Title Credits Semester Core Course?
COMP5110 Introduction to Software Engineering      
COMP5120 Systems Design & Engineering      
COMP5210 Artificial Intelligence      
COMP5310 Principles of Computer Systems      
COMP5320 Computer-aided Manufacturing Design & Simulation      
COMP5330 Expert Systems      
COMP5610 User Interface Management Systems      
COMP5620 Human Factors in Computing      
COMP5710 Introduction to Program Design      
COMP5720 Data & File Structures      
COMP5730 Database Management Systems      
COMP5750 Comparative Study of Programming Languages      
COMP5760 Operating Systems      
COMP5770 Data Communication Systems & Networks      

 

M.Sc. in Applied Data Science Courses

M.Sc. MIS (Computer Science Courses)
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS Pre-requisite SEMESTER

COMP4217

Database Management Systems

 3

Programme Entry
Requirements

 
 3

Programme Entry
Requirements

 
 3

Programme Entry
Requirements

 
 3

Programme Entry
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 3

Programme Entry
Requirements

 
 4

COMP4217

 
 4

COMP4217,
COMP4610,
COMP4620,
COMP4621

 
 4

COMP6115

 
 3

COMP6720 and
COMP6115

 
 2

15 DSP credits

 
 3

15 DSP Credits 
plus ANY 2 of:
COMP6720,
COMP6115,
COMP6125
COMP6130

 
Data Science Capstone Group Project II  6

32 DSP Credits

 

*** DSP – Data Science Programme

Graduate Diploma in Applied Data Science Courses

 Course Code  Course Name Credits
 Core Courses    

COMP4217 

Database Management Systems   3
 COMP4610  Statistics for Data Science  3
COMP4620  Programming Principles   3
 
COMP4621
Programming for Data Science   3
COMP5630 Data Visualization  3
Electives  AND ANY TWO from the following:  
COMP6720  4
COMP6115  
Knowledge Discovery and Data Analytics 1
 4
COMP6125  Knowledge Discovery and Data Analytics 2  4
 

Plus

 
 3

Graduate Certificate in Applied Data Science Courses

 Course Code  Course Name  Credits
 Core Courses    

COMP4217

Database Management Systems   3
 COMP4610 Statistics for Data Science  3
COMP4620  Programming Principles   3
 
COMP4621
Programming for Data Science   3
COMP5630 Data Visualization  3

Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology Courses

The programme is open to candidates with at least a first degree in a discipline other than Computing. The programme will be delivered in face-to-face mode, with classes held in the evenings to facilitate part-time working students.
Criteria for Graduation

To graduate a student must complete a total of 32 credits as follows:

    A core of six courses (Including Individual Project) for 24 credits
    Two electives for 8 credits

 Course Code  Course Name  Credits
 Core Courses    
CS42M  Discrete Mathematics  4
 CS41A  Introduction to Computer Programming  4
 CS42A  Data Structures  4
 
CS41Q
 Computer Architecture  4
 CS43Q  Operating Systems & Networks  4
 CS49S  Individual Project  4
 Electives    
 CS42Q  Introduction to Database Principles  4
 CS46S  
Graphics & Multimedia
 4
 CS43A  Algorithms & Analysis  4
 CS44A  C Programming & Unix  4
 CS44Q  Internet Computing  4
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