Taught course

Computer Science

Institution
Aston University · School of Engineering and Applied Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Degree in a non-Computing subject, with at least grade 2:2 (or equivalent) and GCSE Mathematics Grade B or equivalent.

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification. Find out more about our English language requirements. For more information about qualifications view our Aston in your country webpage.

Months of entry

August

Course content

With no specific subject qualification required, this course offers an opportunity for non-computing graduates to pursue a career in computing. Boost your career and access roles in a rapidly growing industry with an MSc qualification in a highly in demand skill set.

This programme will give you the skills and experience to become an industry-accredited professional.

  • Be prepared to respond to the computing challenges of the business world;
  • Gain the theoretical underpinning needed to support sound analysis, design and delivery of technology solutions;
  • Develop a systematic understanding of the software development process; as well as practical software and information systems engineering capabilities based on well-founded principles;
  • Be able to communicate in an IT context and gain graduate-level transferable skills;
  • Get professional experience and a wide perspective on IT and business through employment at collaborating host companies, or the Aston student-run software company;
  • Prepare yourself for an effective career in IT with the potential to reach leadership roles.

The MSc Computer Science programme will enable students to develop a systematic understanding of the software development process, and the associated professional skills necessary in practice.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9350
International students
£19450

You can find out more about our Postgraduate scholarships for international students. If you are a UK or EU student, please email seaspgtaught@aston.ac.uk for information on funding.

The information contained on this website details the typical entry requirements for this course for the most commonly offered qualifications. Applicants with alternative qualifications may wish to enquire with the relevant admissions teams prior to application whether or not their qualifications are deemed acceptable. For less commonly encountered qualifications this will be judged on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the academic admissions tutor.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Aston Course Enquiries
Email
ask@aston.ac.uk