Taught course

Computer Science

Anglia Ruskin University · Faculty of Science and Technology

Entry requirements

A First Degree, with Honours, in a related subject and at a minimum final classification of Lower Second (2:2) or equivalent.

Core modules: Developing Web Applications (30 credits), E-Business Engineering (30 credits), IT Infrastructures (30 credits), Secure Systems (15 credits), Research Methods (15 credits), Postgraduate Major Project (60 credits)

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

We’re proud to have worked with local experts and employers to ensure our graduates have all the skills industry demands. Gain advanced level skills in the design, implementation and support of information systems. Explore infrastructure, application software and security measures.

We’ll cover all aspects of technologies and user environments, along with the skills to create and manage IT solutions. This will include how to apply hardware and software technology to complex user requirements, and ensure their systems are secure. You’ll diagnose problems and respond to operational challenges.

You’ll learn how to lead teams, preparing you for management roles including; support expert, systems administrator or internet software developer. You’re also in the perfect position to continue your academic career and move up to our Computer Science PhD.

You’ll gain practical experience in our advanced computing laboratories, setting up infrastructure and creating database applications, multimedia tools, browsers and server architecture.
Our course keeps you up-to-date with latest topics and developments in areas such as web applications and e-business engineering. Along the way you’ll acquire the research skills you need to prepare you for your dissertation.

Information for international students

We welcome applications from International students, Please visit http://www.anglia.ac.uk/ruskin/en/home/study/international.html for more information.

Fees and funding

UK/EU Students

International Students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 - 15 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations30
Written coursework / continuous assessment40
Professional practice20
Dissertation10 (8000 words)

Course contact details

Anglia Ruskin Applicant Enquiries Team
01245 686868