Taught course

Computer Science (with or without placement)

ARU (Anglia Ruskin University) · Faculty of Science and Engineering

Entry requirements

A first degree, with honours, in a related subject and at a minimum final classification of lower second (2:2) or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Improve your computer science expertise by developing industry level skills to design, develop and implement web solutions for clients worldwide. Specialise in cloud infrastructure within modern data centres, web application programming and IT security within business.

As a Computer Science student at ARU, you’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 can also build on this by choosing our placement option, allowing you to apply your knowledge in a real-life industry setting, helping you to gain key employability skills for after your degree.

By studying at ARU, you’ll gain practical experience in our advanced computing laboratories, setting up infrastructure and creating database applications, multimedia tools, browsers and server architecture.

Our Computer Science Masters degree 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.

The Masters Project offers a valuable opportunity to do in-depth research on a topic you are particularly interested in For those with business connections, this is a great opportunity to start working on a real-life project, either with a company or in order to prepare for a full time job straight after graduation.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 ( Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12-20 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Placement option: 20 months (+ £625)

Course contact details

ARU Applicant Enquiries Team