Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering in Rwanda

As a branch of the College of Engineering (CIT), CMU-Rwanda offers the MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE).  MS ECE students, including students in the ECE Integrated Master’s-Bachelor’s (IMB) program, can pursue their studies as full-time students at the CMU Rwanda campus for one semester or for the entire MS ECE program.  CMU-Rwanda offers a stimulating and unique opportunity to study with faculty, researchers and other MS students in one of the world’s most rapidly developing economies.  In addition to offering fundamental courses and the technology enhance curriculum from Pittsburgh, CMU-Rwanda is strong in telecommunications and wireless networks, mobile computing, energy systems, and information and communication technology (ICT), with a special emphasis on emerging ICT innovations and applications in Africa.

The table below lists the graduate-level ECE courses (18-xxx) offered in Rwanda that may be taken to fulfill the 60-unit ECE graduate course requirement.  A wide range of other courses in the CMU-R MS in Information Technology (MSIT) program (04-xxx) are available each semester and are candidates for the 36 units of approved non-ECE courses.  For more information on degree requirements and program procedures, please see the ECE MS website. For admissions, please use the MS ECE online application system

All applicants from African countries who are interested in applying for the MS in ECE at our Rwanda location, please view the following page for instructions on how to apply, as well as for funding opportunities specific to individuals from East African countries.
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ECE courses available at CMU-Rwanda

Course NumberCourse TitleUnits
FALL SEMESTER

18-750 / 04-641

Fundamentals of Telecommunications and Computer Networks

12

18-740

Computer Architecture

12

18-660

Numerical Methods for Engineering Design and Optimization

12

18-765

Digital System Testing and Testable Design

12

18-782

Machine Learning

12

18-790

Wavelets and Multiresolution Techniques

12

18-980

M.S. Graduate Project (ECE)

Variable

SPRING SEMESTER

18-631 / 04-635

Introduction to Information Security

12

18-645

How to Write Fast Code

12

18-759 / 04 644

Wireless Networks

12

18-842

Distributed Systems

12

18-879

Special Topics in Systems and Controls: Stochastic Optimization

12

18-980

M.S. Graduate Project (ECE)

Variable

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