Taught course

Computer Science (conversion)

Institution
University of Bristol · Department of Computer Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree with a final average of 65 per cent or above (or international equivalent) in any subject other than computer science. Competence in mathematics must be demonstrated, with at least a good grade in GCSE Mathematics or preferably A-level Mathematics or equivalent university-level experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This MSc conversion programme is for those with little or no previous academic computing experience and is designed for students coming from a variety of academic backgrounds. The aims of this programme are to build:

  • an understanding of the theoretical basis of computer science, and its importance in software development
  • an understanding of the underlying principles of computer systems and their applications
  • a foundation in professional standards of analysis, design, implementation, testing and documentation in software development
  • an appreciation of the current state and future directions of technological advances in computer science

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Email
choosebristol-pg@bristol.ac.uk