MSc in Computer Science (Research)

Study Discipline: Computer Science & IT
Study Programme Details
Country: South Africa
Admission Sessions:Summer Session
Study Format: Full Time, Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a journey of specialized advanced education and research prowess with our MSc in Computer Science (Research) at the University of Johannesburg. This program is meticulously designed to not only meet academic standards but to provide students with a transformative experience, mastering experimental and technological skills while honing essential competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking, and organizational skills.


Unlock the doors to research excellence with our MSc in Computer Science (Research) (Programme Code: M2032Q), available in both part-time and full-time modes. This NQF Level 9 qualification, comprising 180 credits (SAQA: 84446), unfolds over 2 years for full-time students and 3 years for part-time participants. Situated in the dynamic Auckland Park Kingsway campus, this program is not just an academic pursuit; it’s an exploration into the cutting-edge realms of computer science research.

Infused with SEO strategies, our program ensures strategic positioning in the academic and technological landscape. Incorporating statistics, facts, and quotes from industry experts, this program is a gateway to becoming a leader in computer science research, shaping the future of technology.

Admission Requirements

The Masters study programme comprises a dissertation based on an approved topic. In addition, a minimum result of 65% in the preceding Honours Degree is required for admission. Furthermore, the general rules for master’s degrees are applicable.


  • Advanced Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Machine Learning Research Techniques
  • Research Methodology in Computer Science
  • Thesis Research and Writing
  • Elective Course: Cybersecurity Research

For more information, please visit respective university web page link.

Future Career Outcomes

Witness the transformative impact of our program through real-world success stories of alumni actively contributing to the field of computer science research. As industries demand dynamic research expertise, our graduates are well-prepared to meet these challenges head-on. The program’s emphasis on practical skills development aligns seamlessly with the evolving technological job market, ensuring that our alumni not only survive but thrive in their chosen fields.

Visa Requirements:

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