University of Computer Studies, Mandalay

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University of Computer Studies, Mandalay
မန္တလေး ကွန်ပျူတာ တက္ကသိုလ်
Motto "မြန်မှန်တွက်ချက် တိုင်းပြည်တွက်"
Type Public
Established September 1997[1]
Rector Dr. Moe Pwint
Location Patheingyi, Mandalay
Mandalay Region, Myanmar[2]

Coordinates: 21°58′0″N 96°11′0″E / 21.96667°N 96.18333°E / 21.96667; 96.18333
Affiliations Keio University, UCSY
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The University of Computer Studies, Mandalay (UCSM) (Burmese: မန္တလေး ကွန်ပျူတာ တက္ကသိုလ်, pronounced: [máɴdəlé kʊ̀ɴpjùtà tɛʔkəθò ]), located in Mandalay, is a leading IT and computer science university of Myanmar. UCSM offers bachelor's and master's degree programs in computer science and technology.[1] The majority of its student body is from Upper Myanmar. Administered by the Ministry of Science and Technology,[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]

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.


UCSM's main offerings are five-year bachelor's programs in computer science and computer technology. It also offers master's degree programs in application science and in information science.[1] The areas of study include artificial intelligence, bio-informatics, 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]

Program 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 System)

M.C.Sc., M.A.Sc., M.I.Sc.
Computer Technology B.C.Tech(Computer Communication and Network)B.C.Tech. (Embedded System) M.C.Tech.

Academic departments[edit]

UCSM consists of ten academic departments.

  • Department of Software Technology
  • Department of Hardware Technology
  • Department of Information Science
  • Department of Computational Mathematics
  • Department of Computer Applications
  • Department of Burmese
  • Department of English
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Research and Development


Senior universities[edit]


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 Science and 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.