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Master of Science (Computer Science)

computer science, MSc, Germany, iubh, iu

Entry Criteria 65% KCAT Entrance
Duration 2 Years
Location Chennai
Fees per semester ₹1,45,000 + taxes
Next intake September 2022
Your Future Campus

Your Journey!


KCIC (First year)

Year 1 – 60 ECTS – Chennai Campus
KCIC, India

IU (Final year)

Year 2 – 60 ECTS – Bad Honnef / Berlin Campus
M.Sc (Computer Science)

Academic Intakes

Online – Anytime
On-campus – up to 4x intakes per year

Post-Study Work in Germany

18 months PSW Visa
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Your Journey!

After UTS, we also provide two year work visa.


Programme Overview

With skills in Computing Science, you will have many career opportunities available to you in a wide range of commercial and industrial organizations developing new software, as data scientist/analyst, project managers, systems analysts in planning and technical management, or information management database environments.

If you’ve already completed your Bachelor’s degree in IT or a related discipline – congratulations! You’ve chosen a field that is changing rapidly, has its finger on the pulse, and has become a pacemaker for the digital society of the future.

With our online Master’s degree in Computer Science, you can continue this journey with a focus on Data Science, Cyber Security, and Artificial Intelligence. There is a huge demand for specialists, which means you can work in almost any industry. Your online Master’s degree in Computer Science will provide you with all the skills you need to make a successful start on the international job market.

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What you will study

If you want to become a Computer Scientist with expertise in the analysis and design of computing problems with the ability to develop practical solutions for them, then you should consider this course.

The Master’s degree in Computer Science consists of four semesters. In the first semester, you’ll start with software engineering and deepen your knowledge of mathematical and statistical principles. You’ll also acquire skills in the fields of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence in your very first year of study.

Going forward, in the second semester you’ll systematically deal with the design, evaluation, and use of algorithms. Also in the second semester, you’ll begin to explore the topics of Cyber Security and Data Protection. In the third semester, your focus will be on two compulsory elective modules. You will also examine the influence of your work as a computer scientist on society, discuss the latest issues in IT, and analyze networked systems.

At the end of your studies, your Master’s thesis and an oral examination (worth 30 ECTS) will provide you with an opportunity to independently apply the knowledge you have acquired to a specific problem using scientific methods, and to present and defend the results.


Your syllabus, outlines all the essential information of this course, including topics you will study and related reading materials. This will help you understand how you will be graded, understand assignments, and stay organised.


Industry Focused Program

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Industry Connections

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Professional Recognition




Upon completion of this course, you’ll progress in some of the most attractive fields and industries as we prepare you for a range of Computer Science jobs. The private sector, public sector, or self-employment: your Master’s degree in Computer Science will open up many paths to a successful career start.

State Recognised – You can be assured of programme and teaching quality with this accreditation.
Institutionally Accredited – Reaccredited for five years for meeting the German Science Council’s standards.
System Accredited – IU is trusted to accredit new programmes, meeting stringent quality standards.

IU International is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated.

IU got top marks from university rating platform QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) for services, technology and commitment to online learning. What’s more is we were the first German university to get 99 out of 100 points on the QS Stars Report.
In the current edition of Germany’s largest study ranking, IU won 6 out of 25 categories in the field of business administration. More than any of 300+ institutions assessed.
We have won multiple awards for our innovative courses, as well as our anytime online examination system. These awards include the 2019 Corporate LiveWire Innovation and Excellence Award, and the 2017 Best of IT Innovation Award by Initiative Mittelstand (SME).

We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, student advice and support, and forums to exchange with other students. You also have full access to our large online library. Tutors are always available to answer your questions.

We work with employers, HE and FE experts and students to structure our qualifications to meet industry standards.

We work with industry post-validation to further recognise our qualifications as high quality and career-focused; whether that be in the form of upskilling their own workforce with our qualifications or simply formally accepting the qualification as a part of the application process.

iuBH Degree

This is an IU International University of Applied Sciences Degree, delivered in partnership with King’s Cornerstone International College (KCIC). IU is accredited and certified by the German Accreditation Council. The graduating student is conferred with an MSc in Computer Science.

All IU study programs, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated. Moreover, IU provides an official Europass Diploma Supplement once a student graduates, to ensure that the degree is recognized across the world.

In the current edition of Germany’s largest study ranking, IU won 6 out of 25 categories in the field of business administration. More than any of the 300+ institutions assessed.IU has won multiple awards for our innovative courses, as well as our anytime online examination system. These awards include the 2019 Corporate LiveWire Innovation and Excellence Award, and 2017 Best of IT Innovation Award by Initiative Mittelstand (SME).


ATHE Award

This is a university-packaged program with an ATHE Award. Learners can complete 90 credits awarded during the first two years, prior to transferring to iuBH to complete the remaining modules. The ATHE qualification integrates industry accreditations through the British Computing Society (BCS) and the Institute of Science and Technology (IST).

Using this certificate learners may apply for part-time work in the UK while studying. Under the current revisions from the UK Government, students are eligible to work up to 20 hrs/per week while studying and full time during semester breaks.

Note: This is an optional preference. If students intend to pursue this qualification along with their IU degree, registration and academic costs would be incurred. For more information, please contact us via [email protected]


Industry Projects and Case Studies

Learn through real-life industry projects sponsored by top companies across industries.

  • 16+ Real-world Case study
  • Practical & Assignment based assessments
  • Work-integrated learning with Industry partners
  • First two years of the program are designed and developed by ATHE, UK
  • Get mentored by Industry professionals

Case Study – AWS

LabSlice and Amazon work perfectly together. For LabSlice, the ability to deliver immediate and cost-effective benefits encourages their customers to stay with the product, which is crucial for a startup company. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been an integral part of LabSlice from the very beginning. When the idea of the startup was conceived, selection of the cloud platform provider was a major decision. Simon Ellis, founder and CTO of LabSlice, explains: “We needed a platform that was mature, reliable, and widely in use. Looking at the momentum and on-going success of AWS made this an easy product decision for our business to make.”


Case Study – Dominic and Esther

Dominic and Esther are in their mid-to-late 30’s. He is a successful engineer and she is a well-paid marketing consultant with an I.T. company in Toronto. They have been married for 12 years and have three children, ages 10, 7, and 5. As a working couple with three young children, they barely have time to evaluate their finances. They have very ambitious goals but have never found the time to map out how they will attain them. They have debts spiraling out of control and only save haphazardly. They are considered high-income earners, which puts them in a higher tax bracket, adding to their financial obligations. They know that they need to start saving for retirement beyond saving for their personal goals but they are overwhelmed and don’t know how to start. They knew they needed help but they didn’t trust their bank for unbiased advice, they reached out to us.


Case Study – Infosys

E.ON began its ServiceNow led digital transformation journey by first setting up a single consolidated platform as an internal tool for service management and then integrating all the other supplier tools into it. Infosys helped E.ON transition to the ServiceNow cloud based platform to modernize IT service management across the enterprise. Infosys powered the implementation with its Enterprise Service Management Café that helped standardize and reduce the overall duration of the implementation significantly.


Cyber Security, “Chatter”

CyberSecurity: Fledgling social media platform, ‘Chatter’ launched in September 2017. Its main users are 13-21 year olds.

Users can:

● Share photos and post status updates

● Send messages via a private chat

● Play games with other users, and make in-app purchases

Their head office is in Birmingham, and they employ 30 people. All staff members have a staff pass to enter the building, and have a company iPhone and laptop. All staff have received an email outlining the best practice for cyber security but this was not read by everyone and staff have not undertaken any mandatory training.

The KCIC Advantage

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Eligibility Requirement

  • Bachelors degree

Preferred Bachelor’s field of study in Computer Science; IT; Business Informatics; Computer Engineering; or any Computer-related field.

Coding language awareness and should have achieved at least 60% in all Mathematics subjects.

CGPA of 6.5 or above, out of 10. If CGPA point scales are different, 65% and above.


  • Clear the KCAT – King’s Cornerstone Aptitude Test

The KCAT is our premier standardized test and is required by students seeking admission into our Undergraduate courses*. The test is an online-based proctored exam that assesses your skills in common topics encountered during your senior year (Grade 11 & 12) of school.

*Exemptions are available for students who have cleared the SAT exam. However, this is on a case-by-case basis. To assess your eligibility for exemption, Apply Now immediately!

What's Included in the Fees

  • Study and acquire 60 ECTS points for credit with KCIC
  • Access to e-learning modules, and IU student access portals
  • Transfer paperwork & Assistance Visa & housing support Bank loan guidance & assistance Exam fees
  • eBooks & Studio charges Portal access to LMS Software access


Very content with my learning at KCIC, learning two years of my international program here has reduced the cost of study abroad by 60%, and I am excited about my international career.

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I was studying Aeronautical in a traditional college, hearing Cornerstone I shifted from Bangalore and joined here. The foundation year started with direct aerospace units, unlike other colleges.

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KCIC offers a different learning environment, unconventional educational methods, with opportunities combined with industrial visits, workshops, and other things, to compete at international level.

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Frequently Asked Questions

RMIT universities ranks top in employability. RMIT ranks 87th in the world for employability, beating all IIT’s in India on QS employability ranking. The University of Hertfordshire beats Cambridge on the employability ranking. So our students have higher prospects than IIT grads. If people think IIT’s can guarantee career, then RMIT guarantees 86 time higher than IIT Delhi, Mumbai and Madras.

The fee for each program is different. It ranges from Rs 225,000 to Rs 350,000 per annum. Please refer our website ‘Fees & Funding’ for more details. Final year fee should be paid directly to the transferring university. We are offering 20% of study abroad scholarships to all Kings Cornerstone students when they apply to study abroad. Also, all transfer students will get part-time work up to 20 hrs/per week during the study period and full time during holidays. Sensible financial management will help the student to save a significant amount from their part-time earning to cover their living or fund their studies.

We evaluate; differently, our assessments are based on their course work, project work, presentations and assignments. We do not assess a student based on closed book exams, because it only evaluates memory skills and does not make sense to judge a student based on a set of questions. A capable student should be continuously assessed throughout the learning process.

Yes, you will get the same rights as other students studying directly from year one. You will also get a post-study work visa up to 24 months upon completion of your degree abroad to find permanent employment.

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Enquiries for Study Abroad Program

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Opposite to MGM Theme Park,
Muthukadu, Tamil Nadu 603112.