MS with Thesis

The M.S. program in Computer Engineering aims to provide advanced education and a cutting edge research experience in computer engineering. The focus of the program is excellence in research. Graduates of the program can join industry or continue their research careers in Ph.D. in Computer Engineering programs.

 

Degree Requirements

Applicants must have B.S. or B.A. degrees preferably in engineering or in sciences relevant to the particular degree program. In addition to course work, students are engaged in thesis research. Every student is supervised by an advisor. The M.S. Program with Thesis option requires that the students successfully complete a minimum of 21 credits (with 7 courses) beyond a Bachelor’s degree. In addition to the credit courses, students must complete the non-credit courses; COMP 590 Seminar, ENGL 500 Graduate Writing and TEAC 500 Teaching Experience.

MS without Thesis

The M.S. program without Thesis option requires that the students successfully complete a minimum of 30 credits (with 10 courses) beyond a Bachelor’s degree. The non-thesis option also consists of a non-credit pass or fail M.S. Project course.

 

Conditions of acceptance to the MS without Thesis program:

  • Requirements for the Koç University BS degree holders
    • Minimum B grade in COMP 106, COMP 130 or COMP 131, COMP 132, COMP 200, COMP 202, ENGR 200.
    • Minimum GPA = 3.00, Minimum ALES = 70
    • For acceptance of the candidates who do not meet the criteria, program committee members decide according to general evaluation and interview.
    • TOEFL or YDS/e-YDS/YOKDIL Requirement (for those whose native language is not English)
    • Internet Based TOEFL: Minimum Score 80 (Exams taken in Turkey must be carried out at the State Universities.)
    • YDS/e-YDS/YOKDIL : 80
  • Requirements for Computer Sciences and Engineering BS/BA degree holders from other universities or institutions
    • A minimum of 70 ALES score and an interview with the admission committee
    • TOEFL or YDS/e-YDS/YOKDIL Requirement (for those whose native language is not English)
    • Internet Based TOEFL: Minimum Score 80 (Exams taken in Turkey must be carried out at the State Universities.)
    • YDS/e-YDS/YOKDIL : 80