University of Computer Studies, Mandalay

The University of Computer Studies, Mandalay (UCSM) (Burmese: မန္တလေး ကွန်ပျူတာ တက္ကသိုလ်, pronounced [máɰ̃dəlé kʊ̀ɰ̃pjùtà tɛʔkəθò]), located in Mandalay, is a Myanmar IT and computer science university. UCSM offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in computer science and technology.[1] The majority of its student body is from Upper Myanmar. Administered by the Ministry of Education,[2] UCSM is the official university for all the Government Computer Colleges in Upper Myanmar, whose students may continue their advanced studies at UCSM.[1]

University of Computer Studies, Mandalay
မန္တလေး ကွန်ပျူတာ တက္ကသိုလ်
Motto"မြန်မှန်တွက်ချက် တိုင်းပြည်တွက်"
EstablishedSeptember 1997; 25 years ago (September 1997)[1]
RectorMoe Pwint
21°58′0″N 96°11′0″E / 21.96667°N 96.18333°E / 21.96667; 96.18333Coordinates: 21°58′0″N 96°11′0″E / 21.96667°N 96.18333°E / 21.96667; 96.18333
AffiliationsKeio University, UCSY
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UCSM is also a Cisco networking academy.


UCSM was established in May 1997 and held its first classes in September 1997. Under Myanmar's system of specialized universities, UCSM was the first specialized university in Upper Myanmar for computer science and technology.

Degree programmesEdit

UCSM's main offerings are five-year bachelor's programs in computer science and computer technology. It also offers master's degree programs in applied science and in information science.[1] The areas of study include artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, computer architecture, control applications, database systems, digital signal processing, image processing, Internet technologies, network security, operating systems, parallel and distributed computing, and software engineering.[2]

Programme Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Computer Science B.C.Sc(Software Engineering),

B.C.Sc. (Knowledge Engineering),

B.C.Sc(High Performance Computing),

B.C.Sc(Business Information Systems)

M.C.Sc., M.A.Sc., M.I.Sc. Ph.D. (Information Technology)
Computer Technology B.C.Tech(Computer Communication and Networks),

B.C.Tech. (Embedded Systems)

M.C.Tech. Ph.D. (Information Technology)

Academic departmentsEdit

UCSM consists of four faculties and three academic departments.

  • Faculty of Computer Science
  • Faculty of Computer Systems and Technologies
  • Faculty of Information Science
  • Faculty of Computing
  • Department of Information Technology Support and Maintenance
  • Department of Languages
  • Department of Natural Science


Senior universitiesEdit


The following Upper Myanmar-based Government Computer Colleges are officially affiliated with UCSM.[1] Their qualified graduates can continue their advanced studies at UCSM.


  1. ^ a b c d e Dr. Sayne Lei Shwe. "Technology and State Development" (PDF). Ministry of Education(Scienceand Technology). Retrieved 2008-12-07.
  2. ^ a b c "UCSM". SOI Asia. Retrieved 2008-12-06.
  3. ^ Nyi Nyi Aung (2003-02-24). "Joint degree for PhD in computer studies". The Myanmar Times.