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Regulations | MS Program | Departments | English
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MASTER DEGREE IN COMPUTER & INFORMATION SYSTEMS

The mission of this MS program is to provide high quality education, to conduct innovative research and to offer professional services to the Saudi Community.

 
Slide 1

MASTER DEGREE IN COMPUTER & INFORMATION SYSTEMS

The mission of this MS program is to provide high quality education, to conduct innovative research and to offer professional services to the Saudi Community.

 
Slide 1

MASTER DEGREE IN COMPUTER & INFORMATION SYSTEMS

The mission of this MS program is to provide high quality education, to conduct innovative research and to offer professional services to the Saudi Community.

 

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Regulations

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Program Policies

 

 

Admission policy

Fulfillment of all admission requirements set in the rules for higher studies in Saudi universities.

 

Exam Regulations

  1. Passing grade of the MS courses is “Good”.

  2. Decisions on makeup exams and incomplete courses are made by Graduate Studies Deanship Council based on the recommendation of the Department Council and the approval of the relevant College Council.

Grades achieved by a student for each course is calculated as follows: 

 

Percentage

Grade

Grade

Grade Code

Grade Weight

(out of 4)

95-100

High Excellent

   A +

4.0

90 to less than 95

Excellent

A

3.75

85 to less than 90

High Very Good

   B +

3.5

80 to less than 85

Very Good

B

3.0

75 to less than 80

High Good

  C+

2.5

70 to less than 75

Good

C

2.0

Less than 70

Fail

F

0

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    Research Thesis Regulations

  1. The research topic must be approved by the appropriate Committee for higher studies.
  2. The title of research or subject of the project, the name of the supervisor, three members of the advisory committee, including supervisor must be provided at the end of the second semester. One of the members may be from abroad if that has an appropriate experience in the area of ​​specialization.

  3. The MS research will be defended through an oral exam including presentation and Question answer session.

 

General requirements for graduation

 

  1. 30 credit hours must be completed, including 6 hours of research.
  2. A single course can be studied (3 credit hours) (outside of the department of science or engineering, or mathematics, and this depends on the approval of the supervisor, and also related to the search. It must also take the approval of the appropriate Committee for higher studies.
  3. For the graduation, notice of acceptance of at least one research paper in high level conference or journal such as IEEE or ACM is required.
  4. Average grade of the student’s GPA upon graduation is based on the cumulative GPA as follows:
- (Excellent): for a GPA of at least (3.5).
- (Very Good): for a GPA greater than or equal to (2.75) and less than (3.5).

- (Good): for a GPA greater than or equal to (2) and less than (2.75).

 

 

 

5. Honors of first degree level is granted to students who attain a GPA greater than or equal to (3.75) and less than or equal (4.00) at graduation, and Honors of second degree level is granted for students who attain a GPA greater than or equal to (3.25) and less than (3.75) at graduation. To attain the Honors of first or second degree level, two conditions have to be met:

 

- The student didn’t fail in any course at the university, or at another university.
- The student completed graduation requirements at a time limit that is equal or less than to the average period between the minimum and maximum time allowed for completing study in the College.