Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree (or an international qualification of an equivalent standard in a subject other than computer science or information technology. Evidence should be included within the application to demonstrate suitable mathematical skills (to at least Mathematics A standard), and analytical skills. Although, the programme is intended for those who are new to Computer Science, applicants must ensure they have standard computational thinking skills, as programming is a core part of the programme.

The English language level for this programme is: Level 2.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English

UCL Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English courses are for international students who are aiming to study for a postgraduate degree at UCL. The courses will develop your academic English and academic skills required to succeed at postgraduate level.

Months of entry


Course content

Become a computer scientist in just one year through this conversion programme that will enhance your career prospects in a growing and innovative field. The Computer Science MSc teaches everything from programming to application engineering, while providing opportunities to create solutions for industrial or research clients. Taught at UCL, world renowned for computer science research, this is an exceptional place to build your foundations as a computer scientist.

Fees and funding

Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0) 20 3370 1214