Taught course

Advanced Computer Science

Institution
Oxford Brookes University · Department of Computing and Communication Technologies
Qualifications
MScMSc with PlacementPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

You should normally hold a first degree equivalent to at least a British lower second class bachelor's degree in a computer-related subject. If your first degree is not in computing but you have worked in the computing industry you can also be considered. If you have no experience or degree in a computing related discipline then you should consider our MSc in Computing Science.

For entry onto the Postgraduate Certificate Research Project you should be able to provide evidence of experience in research and study methods at an appropriate level.

English language requirements

If your first language is not English you will require a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 with 6.0 in all components.

OR

An equivalent English language qualification acceptable to the University.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Advanced Computer Science MSc / PGDip / PGCert will help you to develop a diverse range of skills to produce solutions in the complex projects increasingly widespread in industry. These projects include:

  • web technology combining networking, human computer interface and intelligent systems
  • high speed networks using concepts from artificial intelligence requiring intelligent front ends.

This course is for recent graduates and those with substantial experience in the computing industry. You will gain a qualification which develops your expertise. And you'll have the opportunity to put the skills you have gained into practice by taking an optional, one year placement.

You will be part of a diverse and truly international postgraduate community.

The course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

Information for international students

Pathways courses for international and EU students

We offer a range of courses to help you meet the entry requirements for your postgraduate course and also familiarise you with university life in the UK.

Take a Pre-Master's course to develop your subject knowledge, study skills and academic language level in preparation for your master's course.

If you need to improve your English language, we offer pre-sessional English language courses to help you meet the English language requirements of your chosen master’s course.

Fees and funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc with Placement
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    6 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    6 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    3 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
query@brookes.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1865 484848