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Master of Engineering in Computer Science and Technology

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With its postdoctoral research station set up as early as in 1999, the discipline enjoys a rather strong comprehensive advantages and has demonstrated great competence in fundamental and applied researches. With its substantially enhanced research abilities, the discipline is drawing close to the national first level as a whole with part of its achievements coming up as the most advanced in the country. Altogether, cheerful results have been achieved in aspects of discipline orientations, academic teams, discipline platform constructions, scientific researches, cultivation of talents and academic exchanges.

1.   Objectives

Masters of the discipline are expected to have a sound grasp of the fundamental theories and systematic expertise, and a thorough knowledge of the trend of the field. As masters of modern experimental approaches and skills of the field, they are enabled to carry out scientific researches or undertake engineering practices in their orientations. On graduation, they are competent in scientific researches related to the computer field, in software developments and analysis of computer application system, and in computer teaching work.

Masters of the discipline are also expected to have a basic knowledge of Chinese history and culture, and be capable of reading Chinese scientific literatures in simple Chinese and communicating with basic skills in the Chinese language.

2.   Orientations

1)        Information Security

2)        Digital Media Technology

3)        Embedded System

4)        Computer Networks

5)        Computing Intelligence

6)        Cloud Computing

3.   Duration

The duration set for master candidates is two years full-time. An extension can be applied for by those who cannot finish their courses in time owing to objective causes, yet altogether four years is the last due.

4.   Progression and Requirements

The minimum sum total credits for international students of master candidates are 26. Master candidates should complete the course work of no less than a total of 24 credits (out of which at least 15 credits should be acquired from degree courses), compulsory sections of no less than 2 credits, complete the thesis independently, and pass the degree thesis defense.

The supervisor responsibility mechanism is adopted in the education for international master candidates. The supervisor is responsible for the student’s making of personal study plan, the choice of courses, and the completion of the degree thesis. The personal study plan cannot be changed without permission of the supervisor.

During the course work, according to specifications by the discipline, the student is to pass examinations held for the degree courses and examinations or assessments held for the other optional courses. Of all the degree courses, common core courses are compulsory. Master candidates are allowed to choose 1~2 inter-disciplinary core courses as their degree courses under supervisors’ guidance. Degree courses can be taken to substitute non-degree courses, but not vice versa. International students of Chinese language abilities can apply to take courses given in Chinese to local full-time graduate students and acquire corresponding credits if pass.

Those who fail to meet the requirements as described above can fill up the gap by repetition or make-up in the limit of one year. Those who fail to meet the credit requirements even till the end of the due time are to be terminated.

5.   Curriculum

Course Categories

Course Number

Course Name

Class Hours

Credits

Semester

Notes

Degree

Courses

Common

Core

Courses

6900005001

Comprehensive Chinese

60

2

1

Compul-

sory

6900005002

A Survey of China

40

2

2

Discip-

linary

Core

Courses

1100016001

Stochastic Processes and Applications

60

3

1

At least

1 from 3

1100016004

Matrix Theory

60

3

1

1107016005

Numerical Analysis

60

3

2

0808126016

Network Security△

60

3

1

 

0808126017

Multimedia Technology and Applications △

60

3

1

 

0808126018

Software Development Technology △

60

3

1

 

0808126019

Mobile Computing△

40

2

2

 

0808126020

Embedded Operating System

and Application△

40

2

2

 

0808126007

Big Data Analysis and Mining△

40

2

2

 

Non-

degree

Optional

Courses

Discip-

linaryOptional

Courses

0808127020

Foundation of Cryptography

40

2

2

 

0808127021

Security Protocol△

40

2

1

 

0808127022

Mathematical Fundamental of Information Security

40

2

1

 

0808127023

Operating System and Application Programming△

40

2

2

 

0808127024

Internet Programming Design

40

2

2

 

0808127025

Database Technique

40

2

2

 

0808127026

Object Oriented Technology

40

2

2

 

0808127027

Computer Graphics

40

2

2

 

0808127005

Cloud Computing△

20

1

1

 

Other

Optional Courses

6900005003

Chinese Reading &Writing

60

2

2

 

 

Inter-disciplinary Optional Courses

 

 

 

 

Compulsory Sections

6400006003

Academic Activities (no less than 5 times)

 

1

1, 2

 

 

Elective Competence Development Courses

20

1

1, 2

 

 

Directions: 1.All courses, except for the Chinese ones specified by the requirements, are totally given in English. 2.△means which can be selected by both Masters and Ph.Ds.

6.   Compulsory Sections

The compulsory sections for international students of master candidates include two parts, a candidate is required to complete the following aspects:

1) Elective Competence Development Courses: through introducing the academic cutting edge knowledge, culture, arts and sports, etc, such courses are given to improve the master candidates’ comprehensive competence. A candidate should take at least one course and get one credit after assessment.

2) Academic Activities: to enliven academic atmosphere and to further and broaden master candidates’ scope of knowledge, one should attend at least five academic lectures within and out of UESTC, and fill in the Academic Activities Registration Form and get the official stamp upon attendance. One credit can be granted to the candidate when he/she succeeds in completing the above procedures.

7.   Degree Thesis

All degree thesis problems shall refer to UESTC Regulations for Postgraduate Degree Conferring.