Mapúa University to offer PhD in Computer Science

Mapúa University, the country’s leading technological education institution, continues to widen its course offering with a graduate program for Computer Science (PhDCS). The course will be offered starting the 2nd quarter of AY 2017-2018.

The postgraduate degree, according to School of Information Technology (SoIT) Dean Ariel Kelly D. Balan, aims to facilitate further learning in order to keep up with the rapid changes of technology. 

“This will help graduates to contribute to enriching the body of knowledge in information and communication technology (ICT),” Dean Balan said. “It will be the forerunner of building the ecosystem for emerging technologies and platforms like smart cities, data science, Internet of Things, cloud and mobile computing.”

True to Mapua’s leadership in the technological education landscape in the Philippines, the PhDCS program is made unique through its many-faceted approach of computing knowledge areas. Classes like Machine Learning, Data Mining, and ICT Ecosystem provide invaluable information in the field, while various Special Topics electives promote further study and specialization into different facets of ICT. Combined with a comprehensive dissertation program, PhDCS aims to expand the areas of knowledge in the field of ICT, allowing students to apply their expertise to research, development, and innovation. Read full article here.