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Computer Engineering M.Sc. Program was founded in 1996.

Level of the Degree

Master’s Degree (Second level)


The goal of the program is to educate highly active scientists who can conduct authentic research studies in the field of Computer Science and Engineering.


Graduates will be scientists with theoretical and practical background that is sufficient to conduct advanced researches in the field of computer and computing systems, information analysis and advanced computer architecture, and who are capable of developing productive and creative solutions that are crucial in design and implementation projects.

M.Sc. Program Outcomes

Computer Engineering M.Sc. Program graduates are expected to have the following qualifications:

1 Attains knowledge through wide and in-depth investigations his/her field and surveys, evaluates, interprets, and applies the knowledge thus acquired.
2 Has a critical and comprehensive knowledge of contemporary engineering techniques and methods of application.
3 By using unfamiliar, ambiguous, or incompletely defined data, completes and utilizes the required knowledge by scientific methods; is able to fuse and make use of knowledge from different disciplines.
4 Has the awareness of new and emerging technologies in his/her branch of engineering profession, studies and learns these when needed.
5 Defines and formulates problems in his/her branch of engineering, develops methods of solution, and applies innovative methods of solution.
6 Devises new and/or original ideas and methods; designs complex systems and processes and proposes innovative/alternative solutions for their design.
7 Has the ability to design and conduct theoretical, experimental, and model-based investigations; is able to use judgment to solve complex problems that may be faced in this process.



8 Functions effectively as a member or as a leader in teams that may be interdisciplinary, devises approaches of solving complex situations, can work independently and can assume responsibility.



9 Has the oral and written communication skills in one foreign language at the B2 general level of European Language Portfolio.
10 Can present the progress and the results of his investigations clearly and systematically in national or international contexts both orally and in writing.
11 Knows social, environmental, health, safety, and legal dimensions of engineering applications as well as project management and business practices; and is aware of the limitations and the responsibilities these impose on engineering practices.
12 Commits to social, scientific, and professional ethics during data acquisition, interpretation, and publication as well as in all professional activities


Teaching and Learning Methods

Teaching and learning methods are selected so as to improve students’ skills such as self study, lifelong learning, observation, teaching, presentation, critical thinking, teamwork, effective usage of information technology.

Furthermore, special attention is paid to ensure that the teaching methods can support students of different skillsets.


Teaching -Learning Method Major Learning Activities Tools Utilized
Lecture Listening and comprehension Standard classroom technologies, multimedia tools
Laboratory Designing, implementing and testing experiments, teamwork Computers and experiment devices
Problem solving Listening and discussion Standard classroom technologies
Homework Research, lifelong learning Textbook, classroom notes, internet
Seminar Research – lifelong learning, writing, reading, information technology, listening and comprehension, management skills Standard classroom technologies, multimedia tools
Qualification Awarded

When the program is successfully completed and the program qualifications are met, M.Sc. degree is awarded in the field of Computer Engineering.

Admission Requirements

In order to apply for the graduate program, candidates are required to have a B.Sc. degree or to be able get a B.Sc. degree until the end of the application period. Candidates who meet the application criteria given below will be able to start the program.

  • ALES score of at least 55 or GRE (Quantitative Reasoning) score must be at least 148.
  • KPDS score of at least 75 or TOEFL score of at least 66 (IBT) or IELTS score of at least 6.5. All the applicants must prove their proficiency in English with a certificate or pass the English proficiency exam given by Yeditepe University before the interview.
  • Candidates are required to pass the oral interview of the program they have applied.
Employment Opportunities for the Alumni and Transition to the Higher Level

Wide range of R&D positions and academic career opportunities are available for the alumni. Computerized automation, information systems, communication and computer network service providers, R&D centers and all companies in the industry which receive services, and IT departments are inside the scope of our graduates’ working area. Our graduates are working in public, private sector, and esteemed companies of world; and are doing Ph.D. in domestic and foreign universities.

Some of the companies our alumni worked in: Microsoft, Oracle, Siemens, Arçelik, Intel, IBM Turkey, TUBİTAK, Turkcell, Türk Telekom Group, Vodafone, Avea, Ericsson, Netaş, Huawei, Sony, Honda, KoçSistem, İşBankası Bilgi Sistemleri.

Our graduates continue their Ph.D. education in a variety of domestic and foreign universities. Some examples of these are: Texas Univ.-ABD, Stanford Univ.-ABD, Berlin Teknik Üniversitesi-Almanya, Twente Üniv.-Hollanda, Delft Üniv.-Hollanda, Bilkent Üniv., İTÜ, Boğaziçi Üniv., Yeditepe Üniv.


Graduation Requirements

In order to allow graduates to have advanced knowledge in contemporary research topics, and

Master’s Program in Computer Engineering department consists of a M.Sc. thesis (CSE 600) which allows graduates to have advanced knowledge in contemporary research topics and competence in doing scientific research; non-credit research seminar (CSE 590), and a total of 7 courses (21 credits).

Candidates who complete 21 course credits, research seminar, and thesis successfully; complete at least 120 AKTS and receive a Master’s degree.

Candidates who have their B.Sc. in a different field must complete scientific preparation courses in two terms.

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

There are measurement and evaluation methods such as exams (mid-term exams, quizzes, final), experiment, homework, project etc. Details are available in course information packages for each course.


Candidates must complete 7 courses (21 credits), CSE 590 Research Seminar course, and CSE 600 Master’s Degree Thesis study in order to finish the Master’s program. One of the seven courses is compulsory “Research Methodologies” course. Remaining six courses are elective. At least 4 of the elective courses must be CSE5XX/6XX.

Address, Program Director and ECTS Coordinator Contact Information

Yeditepe Üniversitesi

Bilgisayar Mühendisliği AnaBilim Dalı Başkanlığı

Kayışdağı, 34755


Program Director

Prof. Dr. Gürhan KÜÇÜK

Tel: 216 578 0420

E-mail: gkucuk@cse.yeditepe.edu.tr


ECTS Coordinator

Assist. Prof. Tacha SERİF

Tel: 216 578 0470

E-mail: tserif@cse.yeditepe.edu.tr