Master Of Computer Science - MCS

@ University of Colombo School of Computing - UCSC

The MCS Programme is designed for graduates with a Computing degree who wish to acquire a research focused postgraduate qualification in Computer Science. This intensive programme in Computer Science provides specialized theoretical and practical knowledge for a graduate of the same discipline.

While consolidating and updating knowledge, this also provides a stepping stone for further research in the field of his or her choice giving the opportunity to investigate certain areas of current research more deeply.


Two year part time course of four semesters (15 weeks per semester)

Lectures will be held on Fridays 5.30 pm - 7.30 pm and Saturdays 8.30 am - 5.30 pm

Entry Qualifications

  • A Degree in Computing from a recognized University  OR
  • Any other academic or professional qualification judged equivalent to a degree in Computing by the Senate of the University of Colombo

e.g. Professional Graduate Diploma with Project of BCS is acceptable as an entry qualification for a Master's degree in Computer Science.


2 Years (part time)

Course Level

Masters / PhD




Computer Science

Contact Details

+94 11 2 158994

UCSC Building Complex , 35 , Reid Avenue , Colombo 07

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