Entry requirements

Second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in Computer Science or a closely related discipline. Relevant industry experience may be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

The Computer Science MSc has been designed to meet the needs of contemporary industrial and research practices.

Modern computing is characterised by its massive scale, highly interconnected nature and socially oriented user interaction techniques. Under the guidance of our internationally renowned academics, you will learn about the design and development of computer systems, with technology and users in mind, and gain expertise in subjects such as Cloud Computing, Big Data and Data Mining, Enterprise Architectures and Interaction Design.

The degree also provides a placement that allows you to gain practical experiences through interaction with innovative companies or within our internationally renowned research groups.


· A Research or Industrially Focused Dissertation

· Advanced Human-Computer Interaction

· Applied Data Mining

· Data Mining

· Elements of Distributed Systems

· Professional and Research Methodology

· Research or Industrial Placement

· Systems Architecture and Integration

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8000 per year
International students
£18,900 per year


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations16
Written coursework / continuous assessment50
Dissertation34 (30000 words)

Course contact details

Postgraduate Coordinator
+44 (0) 1524 510515
+44 (0)1524 510492