Taught course


University of Brighton · School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics

Entry requirements

Either a good honours degree with a major computing content or three years industrial experience gained in a computing environment and a good honours degree.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

The world of computing is competitive and diverse. Our computing course allows students to tailor their postgraduate studies to match their individual interests and professional aspirations.

A uniquely flexible course, the Computing MSc consists of a core module in research methods, an individual project and a range of option modules taken from our other courses.

The structure of the course allows you to freely choose your learning path, including the theoretical-to-practical balance of learning. It gives you the opportunity to sell a unique set of skills to potential employers.

Ultimately, the course aims to equip students with the skills required to develop viable software solutions.


Core modules: research methods; project.

Students choose five modules from the following options: the business and the information system; algorithms and computability; intelligent systems; specification, verification and validation; architectures and integration; distributed systems principles; internet application development; enterprise applications development; interaction design and evaluation process; systems analysis and design; intellectual property law.

Information for international students

6.5 overall and 6.0 in writing (or equivalent qualification).

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time entry 2016: £6,030
International students
Full-time entry 2016: £14,400

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-60 months
full time
13 months


part time
24-60 months
full time
10 months


part time
24 months
full time
5 months

Course contact details

Enquiries team
+44 (0)1273 644644