Master in Computer Science Admission 2011 at University of Cyprus
Introduction : The Master Programme in Computer Science is designed primarily for Computer Science and other science-related graduates who seek to develop research skills and enhance their knowledge in advanced areas of Computer Science. Students who attend this programme may pursue a PhD degree after their graduation.
The completion of the programme requires 90 ECTS, and the duration of studies should be at least three semesters. These 90 credits correspond to eight courses and a Master thesis. More specifically:
(a) Seven postgraduate courses of 8 ECTS each (any seven from the postgraduate Curriculum),
(b) EPL 671 Research Methodologies in Computer Science of 4 ECTS, and
(c) Master Thesis worth of 30 ECTS.
Eligibility : The criteria for the evaluation of the candidates are his/her academic and research background, the recommendation letters, and any additional qualifications he/she specifies in the application. Familiarity with the English language is strongly recommended.
Admission Procedure : Application forms must be submitted to the Postgraduate Studies Coordinator of the Computer Science Department by the 15th of April of each year for entry in the fall semester and by the 31st of October for entry in the spring semester. Applicants must have a University degree awarded by an accredited institution in the country where it operates, or a degree evaluated as equivalent to a University degree by the Cyprus Council for the Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications (KY.S.A.T.S). Individuals who will be awarded a University degree or Graduation certificate fulfilling the necessary criteria by the end of the week that precedes registration week, are also eligible to submit an application form.
Applications should include the following:
Curriculum Vitae (CV).
Copies of university degrees or a statement of expected graduation in the month preceding enrolment in the postgraduate programme.
Transcript/s as appropriate.
A short statement (maximum two pages) of the student’s research goals and interests.
Three signed letters of recommendation in sealed envelopes. Applicants must request that letters of recommendation be sent directly to the Postgraduate Studies Coordinator of the Computer Science Department. The Department may request additional confidential information from the referees.
Online Application Form : For Download Online Application Form Click http://www.cs.ucy.ac.cy/docs/application-form.doc
How To Apply : Send Your Application To:
Postgraduate Studies Coordinator
Computer Science Department
University of Cyprus
75 Kallipoleos Av.
P.O. Box 20537
Email : cs(AT)ucy.ac.cy
Contact Numbers : +357 22892700 / Fax: +357 22892701
Source : http://www.cs.ucy.ac.cy/index.php/en/academics/postgrad/mcs