Taught course

Advanced Computer Science

The University of Manchester · School of Computer Science

Entry requirements

We require a First or strong Upper Second class honours degree or equivalent in Computer Science or in a joint degree with at least 50% Computer Science content. Applicants with extensive Computer Science industrial experience and a good honours degree in Computer Science, or its overseas equivalent, may also be considered for admission. We also require that all applicants have a strong background in Computer Science reflected, for example, in solid programming and software development skills.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme is aimed at imparting advanced knowledge across a broad range of computer science and offering training in advanced skills. The course is suitable for those who wish to enhance their computing skills in order to improve their contribution to information technology-related industry or to pursue research and development in academia or industry; there is choice of pathways available.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

School of Computer Science
0161 2750698