Taught course

Computer Science

University of Bath · Department of Computer Science

Entry requirements

You should have a first or strong second-class Bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent.
To apply for this course you may have an undergraduate degree in any subject, however you must demonstrate evidence of relevant quantitative skills (especially algebra and calculus) either through your degree study or by alternative means. Please note that this course may not be suitable for those with an undergraduate degree in Computer Science if there is significant overlap with your previous studies.
We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

Before you apply, please check the University of Bath website for the most recently published entry requirements.

Months of entry


Course content

Improve your employability with practical and theoretical knowledge of computer science, ready for a career in industry.

This course is designed to match the growing need for graduates who are trained in one discipline and also skilled in computer science. You’ll gain a strong foundation in programming, software development and contemporary techniques in the industry.

Along with programming experience, the course gives you a broad overview of computer science, with opportunities to specialise in a number of different research areas.

Course highlights

Study in our research-led department giving opportunities for a wide-range of specialist projects, either proposed by you or suggested by supervisors. Recent examples of project areas include:

  • Intelligent agents
  • Autonomous aircraft control
  • 3D projection
  • Smartphone addiction
  • Human motion capture
  • Access our bespoke computer laboratory.
  • We have strong links to industry in the UK and abroad helping expose you to the latest ideas and technology.
  • Experience practical software development with real-world project scenarios.
  • Be part of a supportive postgraduate community in a beautiful world heritage city.

Optional placement year

This course gives you the option of extending your course by a year to go on a placement.

Going on placement gives you the opportunity to apply your skills and knowledge to a year working in industry. You’ll be employed full-time in a role to match your future career ambitions, broadening your experience and transferable skills. We have links with some of the industry’s leading companies.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Find out about funding opportunities at the University of Bath.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0)1225 385 115