Master of Engineering Program in Computer Engineering

Degree offered

Master of Engineering (Computer Engineering) 
Abbreviation: M.Eng. (Computer Engineering)

Program description

The M.Eng (Computer Engineering) program focuses on producing highly equipped graduates with adequate skills in applying/developing computer technologies, problem solving, analysis, research, and knowledge innovation that enable them to contribute to the development and innovation required by our society. 

Application process

For application process and requirements, please see more details at http://www.grad.cmu.ac.th/admissions/TH/

Credit hours

A total of 36 credit hours are required for the M.Eng. (Computer Engineering). The expected time to completion is 2 years.

Tuition

The tuition rate is 25,000 baht per semester for Plan A1 and A2.
The tuition rate is 38,000 baht per semester for Plan B.

Potential careers 

Examples of potential careers include
- Computer engineer
- Researcher
- Educator
- System design engineer
- Senior computer programmer
- Project organizer 
- Data scientist
- Network architect
- Database developer
- Senior technical analyst

Required credit hours of different study plans

Plan A1: total of 36 credit hours 
Plan A2: minimum of 36 credit hours
Plan B: minimum of 36 credit hours
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Degree plans

Plan A1

A total of 36 credit hours.

A. Thesis hours

A total of 36 credit hours.

B. Required academic activities

1. Giving a seminar talk at a minimum of once per semester for at least three semesters.
2. A minimum of one peer-review journal publication or one peer-review conference publication (Full paper) of the thesis work.
3. Student is required to submit a progress report to the graduate school every semester by submitting it through the graduate studies committee of the faculty. 

C. Noncredit hours

1. Graduate school’s conditions: Foreign language courses.
2. Departmental conditions:  
   - Students must attend the departmental research methodology sessions (a minimum of 15 hours per semster) and must pass the post-sessions examination. If students fail the post-sessions examination, then they are allowed only one more time to take the post-sessions examination again in the following semester.    
   - Courses recommended by the student’s advisor for gaining some specific knowledge that is beneficial to the thesis work. These courses will not be counted towards the cummulative credit hours.  

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Plan A2

A minimum of 24 credit hours required.

A. Course work (minimum of 24 credit hours)
1. Graduate-level courses            Minimum of 24 credit hours
   1.1 Specialty areas                Minimum of 24 credit hours
       1.1.1 Core courses            9 credit hours    
       1.1.2 Electives                Minimum of 12 credit hours

2. Advanced undergraduate-level courses        None

B. Thesis hours
A minimum of 12 credit hours required.

C. Required academic activities
1. A minimum of one peer-review journal publication or one peer-review conference publication (Full paper) of the thesis work. Publications must be publicly indexed, searchable, or patented. At least one publication with the student as the first author. 

D. Noncredit hours
1. Graduate school’s conditions: Foreign language courses.
2. Departmental conditions: None.
  
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Plan B

A minimum of 36 credit hours required.

A. Course work (minimum of 30 credit hours)
1. Graduate-level courses            Minimum of 30 credit hours
   1.1 Specialty areas                Minimum of 30 credit hours
       1.1.1 Core courses            9 credit hours    
       1.1.2 Electives                None

2. Advanced undergraduate-level courses        None

B. Independent study
A minimum of 6 credit hours required.

C. Noncredit hours
1. Graduate school’s conditions: Foreign language courses.
2. Departmental conditions: None.

D. Comprehensive examination
Students must pass the comprehensive examination for which the student must formally submit a request to take the comprehensive examination to the graduate school with an approval from the student’s academic advisor or independent study’s advisor.