M. Sc. Computer Science (Offered at Kochi Campus)
DURATION: TWO years- FOUR semesters
The PG Program M.Sc. Computer Science is not generic in nature with an objective of bringing out a developer. It’s highly focused towards developing a career in Networking and Systems Administration.
Job titles one sees for computer networking and systems administration include Network Administrator, Network (Systems) Engineer, Network (Service) Technician, Network Programmer/ Analyst, Network/ Information Systems Manager
Since the IT world is constantly evolving there are a wide variety of Professional Computer and IT Job Certifications, which are in great demand. Certifications are additional value tags for those taking up a career in Networking. Certifications from a number of vendors including the skills and technologies covered are popular in the industry. Our M.Sc. Course syllabus and training pedagogy also address the requirements for developing the technical competency for facing the Certification Examinations from CISCO like the CCNA, Microsoft MCSE, MCSA and the Red Hat® Certified Engineer (RHCE) and Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA). Lot of advanced skills, knowledge, and abilities required of a senior system administrator are usually gained from the practical work experience. Therefore our course is structured to include lot of practical exercises, projects and internships. Ulitimate Advantage is a P.G. Degree with Skills for gaining certification.
ELIGIBILITY: Three year degree in BCA, B.Sc. (IT/ Computer Science), any discipline.
Course of Study
|Semester 1||Semester 2||Semester 3||Semester 4|
|Hardware and Trouble Shooting||Information Technology Enabled Services||Network Security and Services||Major Project and Dissertation|
|PC Software Essentials||Basics of Linux Operating System||Design and Implementation of - Server Infrastructure||Elective I I|
|Fundamentals of Operating System||Enterprise Network Design and Implementation||Elective I||Linux Server Administration|
|Basic Networking Technologies||Windows Server Administration||Administration of Wireless Networks|
|Environmental Studies||Soft Skills||Professional Communication|
|Culture Education||Live in Labs/Amrita Value Program/ Free Elective|
|PC Hardware and Software Essentials Lab||Pre-Placement Recruitment Training and Vacation Internship||PC Hardware and Software Essentials Lab||Linux Server Administration Lab|
|Networking Technologies Lab||Basics of Linux Operating System lab||Network Security and Services Lab||Administration of Wireless Networks|
|Operating System Lab||Enterprise Network Design and Implementation lab||Design and Implementation of Server Infrastructure Lab||Major Project|
|Windows Server Administration lab||Live in Labs/Amrita Value Program/Free Elective|
|ELECTIVE I||ELECTIVE 2||FREE ELECTIVES|
|Computer Organization and Architecture||Ethical Hacking, Cyber Crimes and Cyber Forensics||Principles of Public Relations|
|System Security||Mobile Technologies||Event Management|
|Web Design and Administration||Database Administration||Principles of Packaging|
|Introduction to Programming||Enterprise Communication Servers||Travel and Tourism|
|Cloud Computing||Foreign language||Understanding media|
|Yoga and Chanting|
|Lessons in Music|
|Consumer Protection Act|
|Right to Information Act|
Electives listed above are only indicative. Actual Offering will depend on the number of students registering for the courses and availability of faculty.
School Administration reserves the right to modify the subjects / curriculum / detailed syllabus as per the topical needs or changes in trends of the academic stream or industry requirements.
* One of the electives can be a Live-in-labs project done over a period of two semesters.