IT’S A CAREER TRANSITION PROGRAM (CAN APPLY FROM ANY DISCIPLINE)

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Personal Traits / Attributes

  • If you like problem solving by applying different technique.
  • If you’re good in Science and Mathematics and have strong thinking capabilities.
  • If you know how to manage time wisely.
  • You are organized person and mostly finish one task before starting another.
  • Your analytic capabilities are very strong.
  • If you’re a creative person and have intellectual abilities.
  • Careers like, Game developer, Software Engineer, Programmer, Analyst etc., attract you.

Why MCS?

  • This program provides a carefully designed computer science core, surrounded by a widespread selection of challenging technological elective courses.
  • To bring forth competent Computing Professionals with a strong understanding of computer science bodies of knowledge and theories, who can apply firm principles and methods to the cost-effective conception, development, operation, and maintenance of high-quality software and are prepared for lifelong learning.
  • Develop an aptitude to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems.
  • An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet preferred needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  • Work effectively in teams to design and implement solutions to computational problems and apply sound principles to the synthesis and analysis of computer systems.

Why MCS from MAJU?

  • The program offers an excellent learning opportunity to students with the help of top-notch research-active faculty.
  • Learn from professionally qualified faculty and industry’s professionals.
  • Personal effectiveness and development courses to help groom a well rounded personality.
  • The degree prepares students to do extremely well at solving problems creatively, an essential proficiency that can be useful to a diverse variety of fields.
  • Organize students for vocation in industry to pursue advanced graduate studies.
  • University foundation courses to broaden knowledge base and improve skills & competencies.
  • Rigorous set of core subjects for specializing in Computer Science and Software Engineering.
  • A broad set of Electives drawn from the MAJU undergraduate curriculum with minimum requirements for meeting the criteria for majors.
  • Internships & job placements specific to the career path.
  • Research courses in both Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Intensive use of the technology to equip the graduates with the latest analytical tools & techniques.
  • Apply fundamental principles and methods of Computer Science and permit students to demonstrate aptitude in problem-solving techniques using the computer in the analysis of complex problems and the combination of solutions to those problems.
  • Students are expected early on to design and evaluate their programs, in order to develop their technical skills as part of a successful development process.
  • Graduates will have a solid comprehension of the theory and essential concepts computer science, helping students to adapt to novel developments in the field of computer science.
  • Through technical documentation, presentations, reports, and peer reviews, students develop strong communication skills and through teamwork, they develop strong interpersonal skills.
  • Hands on experience with various software systems and Programming languages are an integral part of the program.

Program Objective

  • The MCS Program in Computer Science has been designed to provide opportunities for professional growth in this rapidly changing field.
  • The program provides a balance between practical applications-oriented content and a theoretical framework for continued learning.
  • To have the theoretical knowledge and education to be able to appraise a problem and define the computing requirements for its solution.
  • The program provides a balance between practical, up-to-date applications-oriented content, and a strong theoretical framework for continued learning.

Learning Objective

  • The program provides a balance between practical, up-to-date applications-oriented content, and a strong theoretical framework for continued learning.
  • Understand the impact of computing solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern computing tools necessary for practice.
  • Graduates will have an understanding of the theory and concepts helping students to adapt contemporary advancement in the domain of computer science.

Salient Features

  • Highly Educated faculty
  • CEO Faculty
  • Class Rooms with state of the art facilities
  • Linkage with Industry
  • Group Study
  • Industrial Tours
  • Co-Curricular Activities
  • Spacious Computer labs equipped with latest computers
  • Indoor Sports Room
  • Case Study and Article Session
  • Job Placement and Internships
  • Vast number of Alumni

What are some career opportunities for Computer Science majors?

Rapid growth in technology-based jobs in all industries has created a need for technologically skilled professionals.

  • Database administrator
  • Games developer
  • Software Developer
  • Computer Network Architect
  • Information systems manager
  • IT consultant
  • Multimedia programmer
  • Systems analyst
  • Systems developer
  • Web designer
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • E-Commerce Analyst
  • Mobile Application Developer
  • Quality Assurance Associate
  • Information Technology Auditor

Duration

  • This is 2 – 2.5 year degree program comprising 4-5 semesters with minimum of 60 Cr. Hrs.
  • There will be a Fall and a Spring semester in each year. The summer session will be utilized for internships or repeat courses.
  • The maximum duration to complete MCS is 4 years.

Admission Requirement

  1. BA/BSc. (with Maths) or B.Com. or equivalent; minimum 2nd division (at least 45%).
  2. Those who have not studied Mathematics at BA/BSc level may be asked to take deficiency course(s).
  3. Admission Test
  4. Interview

Degree Requirement

Each candidate for the MCS degree is required to complete successfully 60 Cr. Hrs. as per the following detail:

Area
Core Courses
Elective Courses
Design Project
Total

Cr. Hrs
48
9
3
60

FAQs

Q: How do I apply?
For directions on how to apply, please visit the web page for Admission’s.

Q: Course Load?
Minimum 2 courses.

Q: My bachelors degree isn’t in CS. What kind of background should I have before applying to the program?
To be considered for admission to our MCS program, students usually have a bachelors degree in computer science, however students from non-computing background may also apply. MCS degree is basically a Computer Science Conversion program as per HEC curriculum, helping students for the transition from from non-computing background.

Q: What courses will transfer into Computer Science Department?
Transferring credits from PGC university or College. Yes, as per the evaluation of your case.
Transferring credits from other Institutions . Your transfer work will be evaluated once all of your required documents are received. All transfer students are initially admitted into University as per HEC criteria of transfer cases.

Q: I just appeared in the exam. Am I eligible to apply?
Result awaiting may also apply.

Q: How will I find a job when I’m done?
HR and recruitment office will assist you in internships and job placement.

Q: Can I continue for MS/MPhil after completion of MCS?
Yes. MCS degree is basically a Sixteen years of education and recognized by HEC as Computer Science Conversion degree, helping students for the transition from from non-computing background so that they can continue their higher studies in computing field.

Q: Can I continue for MS/Mphil (National or Abroad) after completion of MCS?
Yes. Infact many of Mohammad Ali Jinnah University students went abroad for MS leading to PhD.

Core Courses (48 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title
Computer Programming
Computer Programming LAB
Object Oriented Programming
Object Oriented Programming LAB
Data Structures
Data Structures LAB
Software Engineering
Database Systems
Database Systems LAB
Digital Logic Design
Digital Logic Design LAB
Introduction to Computing
Introduction to Computing LAB
Design & Analysis of Algorithms
Human Computer Interaction
Operating System
Operating System LAB
Computer Architecture and Organization
Theory of Automata
Discrete Mathematics
Electronics
Electronics LAB
Data Communications & Computer Networks
Capstone Project

Course Code
CS 1123
CS 1121
CS 1133
CS 1131
CS 2142
CS 2141
CS 2213
CS 2313
CS 2311
CS 1512
CS 1511
CS 1113
CS 1111
CS 2163
CS 4223
CS 3413
CS 3411
CS 2533
CS 3613
MTC 1033
EEC 1012
EEC 1011
CS 3713
CS 4916

Cr. Hrs.
3
1
3
1
2
1
3
3
1
2
1
3
1
3
3
3
1
3
3
3
2
1
3
6


Electives Courses (09 Cr. Hrs.)

Students are required to take 09 Cr. Hrs. from elective courses list. They can consult the HoD or respective advisor for the selection of elective courses.

Course Title
Numerical Computing
Linear Algebra
Web Application Development
Probability and Statistics
Artificial Intelligence
Compiler Construction
Computer Graphics and Animations
Information and Network Security
Mobile Application and Development
Data Warehousing & Data Mining
Multimedia Systems and Applications
Software Project Management

Course Code
MTC 4073
MTC 2043
CS 4173
MTC 2053
CS 3813
CS 4623
CS 4513
CS 3713
CS 4193
CS 4223
CS 4533
SE 3183

Cr. Hrs.
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3

Semester I

Course CodeCourse TitleCr. Hrs.Pre-Req
CS1910Introduction to Computing & Programming + Lab3-
SS1150Business & Oral Communication3-
MT1220Mathematics for CS3-
CS1920Electronics for CS3-
CS1940Digital Logical Design3-
Total15

Semester II

Course CodeCourse TitleCr. Hrs.Pre-Req
CS1950Object Orientated Programming3CS1910
MT1120Calculus and Linear Algebra3MT1220
CS1960Theory of Automata3-
MT2300Probability and Statistics3-
CS1970Computer Architecture & Organization3CS1940
Total15

Semester III

Course CodeCourse TitleCr. Hrs.Pre-Req
CS2910Data Structure & Algorithms3CS1950
CSXXXXCS Elective-I3-
CS2920Software Engineering3-
CS2930Data Communications & Networking3-
MGXXXXMG Elective3-
Total15

Semester IV

Course CodeCourse TitleCr. Hrs.Pre-Req
CS2940Operating Systems3-
CS2950Database Management Systems3-
CS2970Capstone Project3CS2920
CSXXXXCS Elective-II3-
CS2960Human Computer Interaction3-
Total15
+ OVERVIEW

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Personal Traits / Attributes

  • If you like problem solving by applying different technique.
  • If you’re good in Science and Mathematics and have strong thinking capabilities.
  • If you know how to manage time wisely.
  • You are organized person and mostly finish one task before starting another.
  • Your analytic capabilities are very strong.
  • If you’re a creative person and have intellectual abilities.
  • Careers like, Game developer, Software Engineer, Programmer, Analyst etc., attract you.

Why MCS?

  • This program provides a carefully designed computer science core, surrounded by a widespread selection of challenging technological elective courses.
  • To bring forth competent Computing Professionals with a strong understanding of computer science bodies of knowledge and theories, who can apply firm principles and methods to the cost-effective conception, development, operation, and maintenance of high-quality software and are prepared for lifelong learning.
  • Develop an aptitude to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems.
  • An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet preferred needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  • Work effectively in teams to design and implement solutions to computational problems and apply sound principles to the synthesis and analysis of computer systems.

Why MCS from MAJU?

  • The program offers an excellent learning opportunity to students with the help of top-notch research-active faculty.
  • Learn from professionally qualified faculty and industry’s professionals.
  • Personal effectiveness and development courses to help groom a well rounded personality.
  • The degree prepares students to do extremely well at solving problems creatively, an essential proficiency that can be useful to a diverse variety of fields.
  • Organize students for vocation in industry to pursue advanced graduate studies.
  • University foundation courses to broaden knowledge base and improve skills & competencies.
  • Rigorous set of core subjects for specializing in Computer Science and Software Engineering.
  • A broad set of Electives drawn from the MAJU undergraduate curriculum with minimum requirements for meeting the criteria for majors.
  • Internships & job placements specific to the career path.
  • Research courses in both Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Intensive use of the technology to equip the graduates with the latest analytical tools & techniques.
  • Apply fundamental principles and methods of Computer Science and permit students to demonstrate aptitude in problem-solving techniques using the computer in the analysis of complex problems and the combination of solutions to those problems.
  • Students are expected early on to design and evaluate their programs, in order to develop their technical skills as part of a successful development process.
  • Graduates will have a solid comprehension of the theory and essential concepts computer science, helping students to adapt to novel developments in the field of computer science.
  • Through technical documentation, presentations, reports, and peer reviews, students develop strong communication skills and through teamwork, they develop strong interpersonal skills.
  • Hands on experience with various software systems and Programming languages are an integral part of the program.
+ PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

Program Objective

  • The MCS Program in Computer Science has been designed to provide opportunities for professional growth in this rapidly changing field.
  • The program provides a balance between practical applications-oriented content and a theoretical framework for continued learning.
  • To have the theoretical knowledge and education to be able to appraise a problem and define the computing requirements for its solution.
  • The program provides a balance between practical, up-to-date applications-oriented content, and a strong theoretical framework for continued learning.

Learning Objective

  • The program provides a balance between practical, up-to-date applications-oriented content, and a strong theoretical framework for continued learning.
  • Understand the impact of computing solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern computing tools necessary for practice.
  • Graduates will have an understanding of the theory and concepts helping students to adapt contemporary advancement in the domain of computer science.

Salient Features

  • Highly Educated faculty
  • CEO Faculty
  • Class Rooms with state of the art facilities
  • Linkage with Industry
  • Group Study
  • Industrial Tours
  • Co-Curricular Activities
  • Spacious Computer labs equipped with latest computers
  • Indoor Sports Room
  • Case Study and Article Session
  • Job Placement and Internships
  • Vast number of Alumni

What are some career opportunities for Computer Science majors?

Rapid growth in technology-based jobs in all industries has created a need for technologically skilled professionals.

  • Database administrator
  • Games developer
  • Software Developer
  • Computer Network Architect
  • Information systems manager
  • IT consultant
  • Multimedia programmer
  • Systems analyst
  • Systems developer
  • Web designer
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • E-Commerce Analyst
  • Mobile Application Developer
  • Quality Assurance Associate
  • Information Technology Auditor

Duration

  • This is 2 – 2.5 year degree program comprising 4-5 semesters with minimum of 60 Cr. Hrs.
  • There will be a Fall and a Spring semester in each year. The summer session will be utilized for internships or repeat courses.
  • The maximum duration to complete MCS is 4 years.

Admission Requirement

  1. BA/BSc. (with Maths) or B.Com. or equivalent; minimum 2nd division (at least 45%).
  2. Those who have not studied Mathematics at BA/BSc level may be asked to take deficiency course(s).
  3. Admission Test
  4. Interview

Degree Requirement

Each candidate for the MCS degree is required to complete successfully 60 Cr. Hrs. as per the following detail:

Area
Core Courses
Elective Courses
Design Project
Total

Cr. Hrs
48
9
3
60

FAQs

Q: How do I apply?
For directions on how to apply, please visit the web page for Admission’s.

Q: Course Load?
Minimum 2 courses.

Q: My bachelors degree isn’t in CS. What kind of background should I have before applying to the program?
To be considered for admission to our MCS program, students usually have a bachelors degree in computer science, however students from non-computing background may also apply. MCS degree is basically a Computer Science Conversion program as per HEC curriculum, helping students for the transition from from non-computing background.

Q: What courses will transfer into Computer Science Department?
Transferring credits from PGC university or College. Yes, as per the evaluation of your case.
Transferring credits from other Institutions . Your transfer work will be evaluated once all of your required documents are received. All transfer students are initially admitted into University as per HEC criteria of transfer cases.

Q: I just appeared in the exam. Am I eligible to apply?
Result awaiting may also apply.

Q: How will I find a job when I’m done?
HR and recruitment office will assist you in internships and job placement.

Q: Can I continue for MS/MPhil after completion of MCS?
Yes. MCS degree is basically a Sixteen years of education and recognized by HEC as Computer Science Conversion degree, helping students for the transition from from non-computing background so that they can continue their higher studies in computing field.

Q: Can I continue for MS/Mphil (National or Abroad) after completion of MCS?
Yes. Infact many of Mohammad Ali Jinnah University students went abroad for MS leading to PhD.

+ COURSE STRUCTURE

Core Courses (48 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title
Computer Programming
Computer Programming LAB
Object Oriented Programming
Object Oriented Programming LAB
Data Structures
Data Structures LAB
Software Engineering
Database Systems
Database Systems LAB
Digital Logic Design
Digital Logic Design LAB
Introduction to Computing
Introduction to Computing LAB
Design & Analysis of Algorithms
Human Computer Interaction
Operating System
Operating System LAB
Computer Architecture and Organization
Theory of Automata
Discrete Mathematics
Electronics
Electronics LAB
Data Communications & Computer Networks
Capstone Project

Course Code
CS 1123
CS 1121
CS 1133
CS 1131
CS 2142
CS 2141
CS 2213
CS 2313
CS 2311
CS 1512
CS 1511
CS 1113
CS 1111
CS 2163
CS 4223
CS 3413
CS 3411
CS 2533
CS 3613
MTC 1033
EEC 1012
EEC 1011
CS 3713
CS 4916

Cr. Hrs.
3
1
3
1
2
1
3
3
1
2
1
3
1
3
3
3
1
3
3
3
2
1
3
6


Electives Courses (09 Cr. Hrs.)

Students are required to take 09 Cr. Hrs. from elective courses list. They can consult the HoD or respective advisor for the selection of elective courses.

Course Title
Numerical Computing
Linear Algebra
Web Application Development
Probability and Statistics
Artificial Intelligence
Compiler Construction
Computer Graphics and Animations
Information and Network Security
Mobile Application and Development
Data Warehousing & Data Mining
Multimedia Systems and Applications
Software Project Management

Course Code
MTC 4073
MTC 2043
CS 4173
MTC 2053
CS 3813
CS 4623
CS 4513
CS 3713
CS 4193
CS 4223
CS 4533
SE 3183

Cr. Hrs.
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3

+ SCHEME OF STUDIES

Semester I

Course CodeCourse TitleCr. Hrs.Pre-Req
CS1910Introduction to Computing & Programming + Lab3-
SS1150Business & Oral Communication3-
MT1220Mathematics for CS3-
CS1920Electronics for CS3-
CS1940Digital Logical Design3-
Total15

Semester II

Course CodeCourse TitleCr. Hrs.Pre-Req
CS1950Object Orientated Programming3CS1910
MT1120Calculus and Linear Algebra3MT1220
CS1960Theory of Automata3-
MT2300Probability and Statistics3-
CS1970Computer Architecture & Organization3CS1940
Total15

Semester III

Course CodeCourse TitleCr. Hrs.Pre-Req
CS2910Data Structure & Algorithms3CS1950
CSXXXXCS Elective-I3-
CS2920Software Engineering3-
CS2930Data Communications & Networking3-
MGXXXXMG Elective3-
Total15

Semester IV

Course CodeCourse TitleCr. Hrs.Pre-Req
CS2940Operating Systems3-
CS2950Database Management Systems3-
CS2970Capstone Project3CS2920
CSXXXXCS Elective-II3-
CS2960Human Computer Interaction3-
Total15
+ FEE STRUCTURE