MS in Computer Science
University of Texas at Austin

About University of Texas at Austin

Founded in 1885, University of Texas at Austin is one of the most prestigious schools in the USA. It is a public research university, and is the flagship institute of the University of Texas System. UTA is a dream university for a number of students thanks to its history, and the excellent future it promises. However, it isn’t an easy task to get in, unless you have an absolutely outstanding profile, complete with impeccable academics, a couple of international publications, and extensive research work. It ranks #36 according to U.S. News' 'Best Global Universities Ranking' list.

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Tuition Fee

STEM Course
The MS in Computer Science at UT Austin is a government-designated STEM degree and so international students may be eligible for the 24-month F1 OPT (optional practical training) extension.

Course Duration
18 months






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Work Ex

13 months

UT Austin Computer Science

Fall Deadline (Send docs)
15 December, 2019


Fall: 13 Mar |
*Estimate based on previous dates reported by Yocketers

Course Description

The Computer Science course at the University of Texas is crafted for students who have completed their bachelor's degree in the respective field and wants to study further and want to make their future bright and established. It comes with two master's degree options i.e. the MSCS along with thesis and the MSCS with no thesis. Both the degrees need 30 hours of study. The without thesis option is more about organized assignments than the thesis one, which requires about 2 thesis classes.

The course includes-

  • Foundations of Logical Thought
  • Elements of Computers and Programming
  • Software Systems
  • Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Elements of Software Design
  • Data Structures etc

Eligibility and Application Requirements

A student needs to have a bachelor's degree in Computer science or should have taken the following courses or their equivalents:

  1. Discrete Math for Computer Science
  2. Introduction to Programming
  3. Data Structures
  4. Algorithms and Complexity
  5. Computer Organization and Architecture
  6. Principles of Computer Systems

A grade-point average of at least 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) in any graduate work is required.

Job Prospects and Placements for Computer Science at University of Texas at Austin

The Computer Science course is designed in such a way that it offers knowledge as well as control over students particular area of interest. The qualified graduates can perform quite well in corporations, consulting firms, government agencies or in academic research. The institute has collaborated with various corporate and reputed firms, who will absorb the qualified graduate students in the field of Computer Science via placement campusing conducted by the institute.

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