Taught course

Computer Science

Institution
Royal Holloway, University of London · Department of Computer Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

First or 2:1 honours degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or related discipline. Mature entrants from industry considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Computer Science is a broad and ever-expanding discipline, providing ample scope for students seeking to carry out original scientific research. Study Computer Science by Research at Royal Holloway, University of London and you’ll select from one of six research disciplines in order to take your first steps towards a scientific research-based career.

You’ll study in a department renowned for the quality of its research publications, with the Royal Holloway Department of Computer Science ranked 11th in the UK (Research Excellence Framework 2014). You’ll specialise in one of six research areas as you work towards your own unique individual project, studying under the guidance of an expert in your chosen field.

Strong graduates with a Computer Science background and students with professional experience will gain advanced, research-specific skills and academic knowledge to take forward into further study or their graduate careers. You’ll become a part of a lively research culture and a highly supportive staff network.

The Royal Holloway Department of Computer Science benefits from close proximity to the M4 corridor – also known as ‘England’s Silicon Valley’ – providing students with excellent networking, placement and collaboration opportunities. Follow your passion for Computer Science and graduate with a bright future in research.

  • Study in a highly-regarded department, ranked 11th in the UK for the quality of its research publications (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
  • Select from six research disciplines, each led by expert academics.
  • Benefit from strong industry ties, with close proximity to ‘England’s Silicon Valley’.
  • Graduate with a Masters degree by research offering excellent graduate employability prospects.
  • Tailor your learning with a wide range of engaging optional modules.

Fees and funding

Bursaries.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations13
Written coursework / continuous assessment12
Creative work75

Course contact details

Name
Dr Anders Yeo
Email
depsec@cs.rhul.ac.uk
Phone
01784 443432
Fax
01784 439786