Entry requirements

Every application is different. If you’re not sure whether you meet the entry requirements, or you have any questions, contact LIBF for advice.

Typical offer

  • Previous undergraduate study
    2:2 honours degree – or equivalent – from a recognised institution.
  • Work experience and professional qualifications
    They welcome applications from anyone who can demonstrate relevant professional experience. However, it is important to note that work experience is not a requirement.

English language requirements

IELTS: Level 6.5 or above

Months of entry


Course content

Are you ready to push boundaries, spark innovation, and define the future of technology? All industries lean strongly on technology and data, creating a significant need for expertise in computer science to challenge, innovate, and secure the digital frontier.

Your next step to becoming that expert starts here. Unlock the potential of algorithms, secure networks, and distribute systems from wherever you are in the world on this online MSc in Computer Science course.

This flexible online degree lets you reach your goals wherever and whenever suits you, supported by our global community of staff, students and alumni. Ignite your passion for technology, fuel your entrepreneurial spirit, and empower yourself to craft the future of the digital world.

Career Opportunities

Your online MSc in Computer Science paves the way to an array of opportunities in the digitized world. Whether you wish to design software, defend networks, or pioneer next-gen applications, this degree primes you for success.

Whether it's joining an exciting tech start-up, making waves in established organisations or starting an innovative project of your own – your tech journey starts here.

Lead developer

Be the driver that steers your team towards success. With your leadership and expertise, you'll guide project development, solve complex technical challenges and ensure high-quality coding standards. Working collaboratively with designers, analysts, and other experts, you'll help to create exceptional software that ticks every box.

Business systems analyst

An MSc Business Intelligence degree gives you an edge in understanding complex business systems, making you an asset to any organisation. As a business systems analyst, your analytical expertise will help you assess system requirements, design solutions, and apply your problem-solving skills to maximise business efficiency and effectiveness.

Senior software engineer

As a senior software engineer, your role will involve designing, coding, testing, and debugging software applications. You'll also be instrumental in refining software development processes within the team, improving performance and efficiency. Your wealth of knowledge and advanced problem-solving skills will be critical to the team, ensuring the creation of high-quality software that meets user needs and business goals.


Dive into our online MSc Computer Science course, a gateway to digital expertise. From advanced programming with Python to cyber security and data protection, you'll sharpen your tech skills in preparation for the next stage in your computer science career.

This master’s in computer science course includes the following modules:

Course Details

  • Programming with Python
  • Advanced mathematics
  • Advanced research methods
  • Advanced statistics
  • Algorithmics
  • Networks and distributed systems
  • Cyber security and data protection
  • Seminar: computer science and society
  • Elective
  • Master thesis

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Fees and funding

UK students
£9750 a year full time

Apply in any of our online degree courses by May 31, 2024, and use the offer code MAY500 to receive £500 off your tuition fees, plus a free iPad to aid your studies.

If you're a postgraduate student, you have the option to apply for a non-means-tested Master's Loan. This loan is available to UK or Irish citizens under the age of 60 who live in England. (Note that different funding rules apply in other parts of the UK.) The Master's Loan can be used to pay for your tuition fees and help with living expenses. The loan will be disbursed directly to your bank account in instalments throughout your studies. Repayment of the loan begins only after you have completed your course and are earning above a certain threshold.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    18 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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