Entry requirements

A UK honours degree (minimum 2.1 for MRes, minimum 2.2 for MSc) or equivalent in a related discipline such as computer science or ICT. Applications are also invited from students with non-traditional qualifications and relevant experience. You will be asked to submit a research proposal as part of your application. International students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing).

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Our courses offer students the chance to study real-time software engineering for industrial systems such as industrial processes, mobile telephones, avionics and other computer-controlled applications.

The School of Science and Technology offer two courses:

MSc Computer Science was designed with Siemen to develop graduates with high-level software skills, in response to the current growth in newly computerised and automated systems. This course offers the opportunity to undertake a one year paid work placement in industry to further enhance your employability. Start the MSc in September.

The MRes Computer Science course incorporates a Research Methods module designed to develop knowledge, skills and experience that will provide students with a firm foundation for carrying out a major research project. Students have an opportunity to study two further modules in order to develop specific technical knowledge related to their research project. Entry onto the MRes start in Septemeber and January.

Other related courses include the MRes Electronic Systems.

Information for international students

Please visit www.ntu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities at www.ntu.ac.uk/satfees.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
12/24 months
part time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment100

Course contact details

+44 (0)115 848 8351