MS Computer Science

Full Time

MS Computer Science

Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS
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    1st year fees
  • 30
  • Campus
  • Masters
  • 2 years


MS Computer Science is a 2 years Masters program taught at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS, . The program is offered in campus-based modes with full Time options. To successfully obtain MS Computer Science from Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS you are required to complete 30 credit hours. After completion of MS Computer Science you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Computer Systems Analysts.

The MS programmes offered by the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) at LUMS are rigorous and designed to impart specialised professional and research-oriented training. Students have the options to choose from MS-by-Coursework or MS-by-Thesis.

The Department of Computer Science equips students with skills to explore and conduct research in the diverse and rapidly changing field of Computer Science. Students get first-hand experience of quality work being done in areas of Computer Vision, Data Mining, Polymers and Nanocomposites, Networks, Information Security, Privacy and Distributed Systems, Software Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.

With a solid theoretical and analytical foundation, graduate students are able to tackle various important societal challenges such as personalised health, transportation, personalised learning, energy efficiency, accessibility, and ICT for Development (ICT4D). The programme curriculum offers a multidisciplinary learning environment. Students are given the opportunity to work with knowledge drawn from all six disciplines offered at SBASSE.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in MS Computer Science at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS as pre-requiste for admission in MS Computer Science.

Note: Please check the university website in the link below.

Applicants must meet the minimum eligibility criteria in order to be considered for admission to the Programme. The MS Computer Science Programme at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) is a two-year Programme.

Admission is purely merit-based and rests solely on the following criteria:

  • Academic Record;
  • Performance in Admission Tests *;
  • Application Review;
  • Interview Performance (If shortlisted); 
  • Letters of Recommendation; and
  • Submission of complete Online Application, Application Processing Fee and supporting documents by the stipulated deadline

Courses Units

You need to complete 30 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

Core Courses

All students must complete 15 credit hours of core courses as follows:

  • Depth Core
    • Computer Science
      • Design and Analysis of Algorithms
    • Mathematics
      • Applied Statistics
      • Applied Probability
  • Breadth Core
    1 course from each of the below streams:
    • Systems
    • Software Engineering
    • Data Science

Elective Courses

In addition to the 15 credit hours of core courses, students opting for MS-by-Coursework must take 15 credit hours of electives. Students opting for MS-by-Thesis must take 6 credit hours of MS Thesis and 9 credit hours of electives to complete the requirements for the MS degree.

More Information

The faculty members at the Department of Computer Science have years of experience exhibited through their taught courses and curriculum, and also through their rigorous research work and publications in renowned journals.

The two-year MS programme provides rigorous training that provides a reliable understanding of systems, processes and technologies, and also equips students with the ability to design new and imaginative solutions to problems. Applicants with a background in CS can complete the programme in one year.

Career Opportunities

You can join one of the following careers:

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