Profile of The Programme

Computer Engineering is the study, design, and analysis of computer systems. The discipline covers the general concepts of hardware and software. The main fields of study include software engineering, computer networks, distributed and parallel computing, computer graphics, multimedia systems, embedded systems, cryptography, security, privacy, database management and information retrieval, artificial intelligence and knowledge based systems and bioinformatics.

Graduates should be

  • Recognized for excellence in technical and professional problem-solving, teamwork, communication, and leadership skills, and excel in careers in national and international companies in engineering, research and development, business and managerial positions,
  • Able to perform independent research to help define the frontiers of knowledge in computer science and engineering or related interdisciplinary areas and pursue graduate study at top-ranked universities worldwide to become future national or international academic leaders,
  • Innovators and entrepreneurs with a global vision, who can develop new technologies and/or products, and found new national or international companies in computer science and engineering or related areas.

 

Qualification Awarded

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

Admission Requirements

Candidates can apply via ÖSYM, as an international student, as a transfer student or as a tuition-paying exchange student. Admission requirements for all types of prospective students can be found at the Registrar’s Directorate webpage:

https://registrar.ku.edu.tr/en/admission/

The requirements for incoming exchange students can be found at http://oip.ku.edu.tr.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Students who took the equivalents of certain courses offered in Koç University in other institutions can apply to the respective College or Graduate School at Koç University to transfer those courses.

Opportunities for candidates with IB, French Baccaleurate, Matura and Abitur diplomas on webpage (only in Turkish for the moment):
https://adaylar.ku.edu.tr/content/kayit-kabul-ile-ilgili-sorular#2_15

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Koç University exam regulations are given on webpage: https://registrar.ku.edu.tr/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/03/Examinat…

Graduation Requirements

Students need to have a GPA at or above 2.00/4.00 and need to have completed all courses on their curriculum with a passing letter grade in order to graduate.

Occupational Profiles and Access to Further Studies

Koç University Computer Engineering alumni have a broad education with interdisciplinary emphasis and are pursuing careers in many different sectors in national and international firms:

 

  • Information Technology: Booking.com (Hollanda), Cimpress (İspanya), Facebook (Türkiye, ABD), Google (ABD, Hollanda, İngiltere), Moovweb (ABD), Shopify (Kanada), Etcbase Yazılım ve Bilişim Teknolojileri (Türkiye), Amazon Web Services (ABD), Accenture (Türkiye), Dell (Türkiye), DellEMC (BAE), Docker (ABD), Ericsson (Türkiye, Bahreyn), EXCEED IT (BAE), IBM (Türkiye), Innova (Türkiye), Intertech (Türkiye), IVEN (Türkiye), Oracle (Türkiye, BAE), Oredata (Türkiye), Spotzer (Hollanda), VNGRS (Türkiye), Cisco (Türkiye), Gotham Digital Science (ABD), Avast Software (ABD), Dorian Labs (Kanada), Enigma Technologies, Inc. (ABD), iMobileCode (Türkiye), Insider (Türkiye), Microsoft (Türkiye, ABD), Rabbit Theory (İngiltere), Relativity (ABD), SAP (ABD), Travelport Digital (İrlanda), Valensas (Türkiye), Turkcell (Türkiye), AMBEENT (Türkiye), Argela Technologies (Türkiye), Huawei (Türkiye), Türk Telekom (Türkiye), Vodafone (Türkiye)
  • Consumer Electronics: Arçelik (Türkiye), BSH (Türkiye), Samsung Electronics (Türkiye), Siemens (Türkiye), Vestel (Türkiye), Peerspace (Türkiye)
  • Aviation: Pegasus Airlines (Türkiye), Turkish Airlines (Türkiye)
  • Finance:Anadolu Hayat Emeklilik (Türkiye), Avus Fund (İngiltere), Türkiye Merkez Bankası (Türkiye), Goldman Sachs (ABD), Akbank (Türkiye), Barclays (İngiltere), Citi (Polonya), EY (Türkiye, Almanya), Garanti Bankası (Türkiye), ING Bank (Türkiye), İş Bankası (Türkiye), KPMG (Türkiye), QNB Finansbank (Türkiye), TEB (Türkiye, Hollanda), UBS (İsviçre), YapiKredi (Türkiye)
  • Consultancy: Deloitte (Türkiye), Peppers & Rogers Group (BAE), McKinsey & Company (Türkiye)
  • Health: Acibadem Healthcare Group (Türkiye), Amerikan Hastanesi (Türkiye), Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (Kanada), Well, Inc (ABD)
  • Consumer Goods: Henkel (Türkiye), Unilever (Türkiye, Hollanda)

 

Computer Engineering alumni have completed PhD degrees or are pursuing PhD programs at:

 

  • Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Istanbul Technical University, Imperial College Business School,University of Cambridge,Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Nanyang Technological University, Cornell University, Bahcesehir University, Brunel University, Bogazici University, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Simon Fraser University,University of Washington, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Universıtat Politecnica de Catalunya, University of Texas, Rochester Institute of Technology

 

and Master’s degree programs at:

 

  • Deakin University, Bogazici University, Hardvard Business School, Bournemouth University, University of California, McGill University, Carleton University, University of Ottawa, RWTH Aachen, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, University of British Columbia, Technische Universitat Munchen, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Utrecht University, Imperial College London, University of Westminster, University of Alperta,University of Surrey, University of York, Queen Mary University, University of Wales, Stockholm University, University of Warwick, Middle East Technical University, San Diego State University, University of Essex, Brunel University, Hong Kong University,University of Tampere, Politecnico di Milano,University College Dublin, Yale University, Indiana University, Bilkent University, Galatasaray University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,University of Pennsylvania, New Jersey Institute of Technology

 

Alumni with graduate degrees pursue careers in MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (İngiltere), PNNL (ABD), Qatar Computing Research Institute (Katar)

Career Development Center, supports all Koç University students and graduates in career Development and Planning, in preparing graduate education plans, and in professional life decisions. For more information about the Career Development Center, please visit https://career.ku.edu.tr/en/

Curriculum

Computer Engineering Curriculum

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

College of Engineering Graduates:

1. Learn advanced mathematics and natural sciences, and gain the ability to apply this knowledge towards modeling and solution of engineering problems,

2. Gain the ability to identify, formulate and solve complex engineering problems,

3. Gain the ability to design a component, process, system, or product to meet desired needs under realistic constraints and conditions, addressing economic, environmental, sustainability, producibility, ethical, social, political, health and security issues

4. Gain the ability to select and use necessary techniques, and modern engineering and information technology tools for engineering applications and practice,

5. Gain the ability to design and conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret data for engineering applications,

6. Gain the ability to function in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams,

7. Gain the ability to effectively communicate in Turkish and English by oral, written, and graphical means,

8. Recognize the need for and ability to engage in life-long learning and to reach the most recent information in science and technology

9. Recognize and understand professional and ethical responsibility,

10. Understand project management, risk management, and change management concepts; as well as awareness of the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship for sustainable economic development.

11. Understand impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context, including health, environment, safety and legal issues,

Program Graduates:

12. Gain breadth in computer engineering with required area courses, and provides depth in an area of       specialization through 3 area elective and 6 free electives courses.

13. Gain advanced mathematical foundation, including discrete mathematics, differentiation and integration, multi variable calculus, linear algebra, differential equations, probability and statistics,

14. Learn design and operation of state of the art computer systems, as well as digital circuit design, computer architecture, operating systems and database systems,

15. Gain the ability to apply principles of computer science theory, including data structures, algorithms and complexity, and software engineering in the construction of software systems and hardware and software systems of varying complexity in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices.

 

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ACWR. 106 ACADEMIC WRITING FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY 1 1 1 1
ALIS. 100 ACADEMIC AND LIFE SKILLS
ASIU 1 1 1 1 1 1
ECSA 1 1 1 1 1 1
ETHR 1 1 1 1 1 1
HIST 300 1 1 1
HUMS 1 1 1 1 1
SOSC 1 1 1 1 1
TURK 100 1 1
UNIV 101 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION 1 1 1
CHEM 103 GENERAL CHEMISTRY 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
COMP 131 INTRODUCTION TO

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ENGR 200 PROBABILITY AND RANDOM VARIABLES FOR ENGINEERS 1 1 1 1 1 1
MATH 106 CALCULUS I 1 1 1
MATH 107 INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR ALGEBRA 1 1
MATH 203 MULTIVARIABLE CALCULUS 1 1 1
MATH 204 DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 1 1 1
MBGE 200 INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY 1 1 1 1 1
PHYS 101 GENERAL PHYSICS I 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
PHYS 102 GENERAL PHYSICS II 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
COMP 106 INTRODUCTION TO

ELECTRICAL AND

ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

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COMP 131 INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING 1 1
COMP 132 ADVANCED PROGRAMMING 1 1 1 1
COMP 200 STRUCTURE AND

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COMP 202 DATA

STRUCTURES&ALGORITHMS

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ELEC 204 DIGITAL DESIGN 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
COMP 301 PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE CONCEPTS 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
COMP 302 SOFTWARE ENGINEERING 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
COMP 303 COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
COMP 304 OPERATING SYSTEMS 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
COMP 305 ALGORITHMS&COMPLEXITY 1 1
COMP 306 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
COMP 491 COMPUTER ENGINEERING DESIGN I 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1