Taught course

Computer Science

Robert Gordon University · School of Computing

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Entry requirements

Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in relevant subject area, or with Computing content.
Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.
International students who do not meet our direct entry requirements for this course can gain additional entry points through our International College at Robert Gordon University.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSci Computing Science course has been designed to create modern software developers who can use their knowledge and skills to create solutions to real-world problems. This 5-year course results in a Master’s level qualification with a key feature being the year-long industrial, research or study abroad placement.
You will learn to develop software across a number of modern platforms, including desktop, mobile, web and embedded systems, and gain skills in a variety of modern programming languages. You will be able to adapt to the changes and challenges that working with cutting-edge technology brings, and design and test secure software systems, all in our custom-built teaching labs. This course provides you the confidence and creative and adaptable skillset that the computing industry needs.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
Scottish/EU Students £1,820 per academic year, £6,750 per academic year
International students
£16,650 per academic year


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0) 1224 262728