Course Catalog

Admit Term: Spring 2020-2021


Computer Science and Engineering has contributed immensely in shaping our lives in many areas encompassing communication, commerce, medicine, education, entertainment, and human interaction, to name a few. This significant role will continue to do so in the foreseeable future as well. Current major topics of interest at Sabancı University include the following areas, many of which have direct applicability:

- Natural language processing

- Statistical language modelling

- Speech recognition and generation

- Document analysis and handwriting recognition

- Bioinformatics

- Biometric security

- Computer and network security

- Cryptography and information security

- Data mining and applications

- Computer graphics and virtual reality

- Artificial Intelligence

- Formal Methods, Model Checking, Model Based Testing


Course Category Min. ECTS Credits Min. SU Credits Min. Courses
Master Thesis - - 1
Required Courses - - 5
Core Electives - 6 2
Area Electives - 15 5
Total 141 21 13

Master Thesis

  Course Name ECTS Credits SU Credits Faculty
     CS 590 Master Thesis 50 0 FENS

Required Courses

5 non-credit courses are required. ENS 555 Scientific, Technical Communication Academic Practices and Development courses and one seminar (CS 551 or CS 552) courses are required.
  Course Name ECTS Credits SU Credits Faculty
     CS 551 Graduate Seminar I 1 0 FENS
     CS 552 Graduate Seminar II 1 0 FENS
     GR 501E Academic Practices and Development 7 0 FENS
     GR 502E Academic Practices and Development 2 7 0 FENS
     GR 503E Academic Practices and Development 3 7 0 FENS
     GR 555E Scientific and Technical Communication 7 0 FENS

Core Electives

*Minimum 6 credits of CS coded courses

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Area Electives

*Total 15 credits, 5 courses

- Minimum 9 credits from FENS graduate courses (IF Coded Courses can be taken by advisor's approval).

- The remaining 6 credits may be taken as graduate courses offered by FENS (IF Coded Courses can be taken by advisor's approval) or as 4XX coded undergraduate courses offered by FENS (IF Coded Courses can be taken by advisor's approval) with advisor approval or if the thesis subject of the student necessitates and advisor approves, as graduate and 4XX coded undergraduate courses offered by all faculties at Sabanci University.

(*) Max. total 3 courses of "special topics" and "selected topics" courses as core and area electives.

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**Courses in more than one areas are listed in the area according to order of appearence in Summary of Degree Requirements list. That is, if a course is both area elective and core elective,then it is listed in core elective courses list.

***Undergraduate courses are not listed in graduate area requirements even if they are among them.

****You can check which courses taken counted towards area requirements via Information System - Degree Evaluation.