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Computer Science (Dual Degree), BS-MS

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) , FL,
This program is open only to currently enrolled Computer Science undergraduates. The 5-year Bachelor of Science + Master of Science program in Computer Science provides research training for students who wish to work in a computing research lab, or possibly continue to PhD studies.

About

The Department of Computer Science offers undergraduate and graduate education in Computer Science, and performs research in various areas of Computer Science. The Department has faculty with strong accomplishments in the fields of algorithm engineering, automated reasoning, bioinformatics, computational complexity, computational geometry & computer graphics, cryptography & network security, data mining, data science, molecular computation, multimedia systems, music information retrieval, robotics, scientific computing, scientific visualization, semantic web, and wireless & mobile computing.

The Department offers a major in the undergraduate B.S. degree, an M.S. in Computer Science, and a Ph.D. program in Computer Science. Instruction ranges from introductory programming courses through to advanced courses in faculty research areas.

The 5-year Bachelor of Science + Master of Science program in Computer Science provides research training for students who wish to work in a computing research lab, or possibly continue to PhD studies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    159 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Programming I
  • Computer Programming II
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Data Structures And Algorithm Analysis
  • Theory Of Computing
  • Calculus I
  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  • Discrete Mathematics I

For more information, please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • The most competitive UM applicants have a bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Complete the online application
  • Official Transcripts
  • Send official Test Scores: Test scores will only be accepted if they are submitted directly from the testing agency
  • Complete the School Report
  • Letter(s) or Recommendation
  • Conduct updates, if applicable
  • Special Programs may ask for additional requirements like a portfolio or/and schedule and audition
  • If applicable, submit your financial aid documents
  • For international students only: Submit official test scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1960 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1960 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    1960 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1960 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Miami

  • 1508 - 2610 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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