A 2:1 Honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject (eg, Computing or a closely related discipline); plus a solid foundation in programming. Students who have not studied in English must pass a recognised English test. We accept a range of qualifications from different countries – learn more about international entry requirements.
Months of entry
About the School of Computer Science
The School of Computer Science at University of Birmingham has consistently been ranked in the Top 10 in UK league tables and has regularly achieved high satisfaction scores in National Student Surveys. 95% of our students go into graduate employment (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2014/15), and our School is ranked 8th nationally for research quality in the '2014 Research Excellence Framework'.
Our work is regularly presented in international conferences and journals, indicating the high standards we achieve in research. In 2008, the UK Funding Councils undertook a national assessment of the quality of research at British universities, the RAE. Among 81 submissions nationally for computer science, the School is equal 7th in the proportion of 4* awards, for research quality that is world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour.
Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at our on-campus open days.
Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays
Virtual Open Days
If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk
Information for international students
Birmingham is a truly global university producing world-leading research. We benefit from mutual partnerships with a wide range of international institutions and host a large international community of researchers and students. With over 5,000 international students from more than 150 countries, and 31% of our academic staff from overseas, our campus is truly a diverse and global place which attracts the brightest and best international students and staff.
More information for international students can be found at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/International
Fees and funding
There are many ways to finance your postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham. To see what funding and scholarships are available, please visit: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgfunding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate enquiry service
- 0121 414 5005
- +44 (0)121 414 4281