Taught course

Computer Science

Institution
Coventry University · Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

To enter the course you need to have one of the following:

  • A minimum of a second class honours degree in a computing related subject. Applications from graduates in other disciplines (such as mathematics, physics or engineering) with experience in programming would also be considered on individual merits. For further information on the type of subjects that would qualify, please fill in our request information form.
  • An unclassified degree plus at least two years' further study or professional experience in computing related subjects.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This master’s degree aims to expand your capability and expertise in computing or IT related fields. The course focuses on the underlying theories of computer science and their practical applications in the latest technological developments.
This course aims to provide you with a sound understanding of essential development platforms, protocols and standards with an emphasis on computer architectures, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data analysis, internet security and the development of web-based and mobile applications.
The course is designed with the inputs from our industry professionals to deliver the syllabus that is up-to-date and reflects employment trends.
Upon successful completion of this course, you should have acquired the advanced skills and knowledge needed to help you to develop a career in computer science. You may, for example, look to progress as a computer system designer, programmer, consultant, or researcher.
You will have the opportunity to study in our modern Engineering and Computing Building with well-equipped laboratories and industry standard software.
Work placement option:
This master's programme provides you with the additional option to apply for a 'work placement' opportunity during your first semester with us. The 'work placement', which if secured, is designed to further develop your skills, knowledge, and professional experience with the aim of maximising your employability prospects. Please note that the optional placement modules currently incur an additional tuition fee of £4,000. Find out more about the work placement pathway.

Information for international students

This course requires IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5. Pre-sessional English is available if required.

Fees and funding

UK students
£10,400 (per year)
International students
£17,900 (per year)

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing
Email
infopoint.ss@coventry.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 24 7765 8888