VU Pakistan MS(CS) Fall 2014 Course Selection

VU Pakistan   MS(CS) Fall 2014 Course Selection

All MS(CS) students are required to select courses for Fall 2014 semester from the following list of offered courses and email their selected courses at till November 05, 2014. Students may add/drop course(s) on or before November 12, 2014.


Fall 2014 Semester Courses
Course Code Course Title Pre-requisite Credit Hours Specialization
CS701 Theory of Computation CS402


3 Core
CS702 Advanced Algorithms Analysis and Design CS301


3 Core
CS710 Mobile and Pervasive Computing CS610 3 Computer Networks
CS718 Wireless Networks CS610 3 Computer Networks
CS723 Probability and Stochastic Process MTH101


3 Computer Networks
CS706 Software Quality Assurance CS504 3 Software Engineering
CS709 Formal Methods for Software Engineering CS504


3 Software Engineering
CS712 Distributed DBMS CS403


3 Databases
CS713 Object Oriented DBMS CS403


3 Databases
CS720 Thesis 6 Optional


General Rules 

  1. In order to fulfill MS(CS) degree requirements, a student is required to pass all the four core/requisite courses, at least three courses from his/her selected area of specialization, and
    1. With-thesis option: complete his/her research thesis (six credit hours) and possibly one course from any specialization area.
    2. Course-work-only option: remaining courses from any specialization area(s).
  1. A student can enroll in an MS level course only if he/she has passed all pre-requisites for that particular course.
  2. The credit hour limits are as below:
  3. For each of the first three semesters, maximum three MS level courses (nine credit hours) are allowed.
  4. For the fourth and any subsequent semester(s), maximum four MS level courses (12 credit hours) are allowed.

iii.            There is no limit on the maximum pre-requisite courses in a semester.

  1. A student may attempt to improve a ‘C’ or ‘D’ grade in a course at most once.
  2. A student is eligible for the merit list of thesis if he/she has completed seven MS level courses (21 credit hours) with CGPA ≥ 2.75.


Commencement of Classes

Please note that MS(CS) Fall 2014 semester will start from November 05, 2014.



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