MSc. Computer Engineering and Networks / Program Overview

Ø Background to the program and subject area:
The program was created in 2008 in response to the request by the bachelor's degree holders to pursue postgraduate studies in the field of computer engineering. The Master of Computer Engineering and Networks is structured around several axes: computer networks, networks and information security, and computer architecture. There are also many optional courses that focus on modern scientific topics such as Internet of things, wireless networks, cloud computing, big data analysis, and others. This opens the door to the student for broad learning and research.
Ø Vision statements of the program:
 Excellence in teaching and research in the field of computer engineering and networks at the local, regional and international level.
Ø Mission statements of the program:
Preparing and qualifying engineers specialized in scientific research and solving dilemmas in the field of computer engineering and networks to benefit the society and the industrial sector.
Ø Program Aims:
1.    Enhancing scientific research activity in the Department of Computer Engineering.
2.    Preparation of specialized engineers and experienced in scientific research and solving engineering problems in the field of computer engineering and networks and software applications.
3.    Preparation of elite students who are able to pursue their studies to obtain a doctorate degree.
4.    Finding solutions for the technical problems facing the public and private industrial sector in the Kingdom through the adoption of joint research projects.
5.    Establishing and strengthening scientific cooperation with local and international research institutions.
6.    Meeting the increasing need of educational institutions and the industry for qualified and specialized employees in the fields of computer engineering and networks.