An upper second-class honours degree with a final average of 65 per cent or above (or international equivalent) in computer science or a related discipline. Good programming skills are also required. Strong performance in data structures and discrete maths is also expected.
Months of entry
This MSc is for students who already have a first degree in computer science or a related subject. It allows you to gain expertise with more advanced material in a range of specialist areas and covers both theory and practical application. It is suitable preparation for either a career in industry or a PhD.
The Department of Computer Science is very active in research and, for example, has the largest cryptography group in the world and one of the largest intelligent systems groups in the UK. Staff have good links with leading researchers and industrial partners internationally.
Skilled professionals and researchers who are able to apply these technologies to current problems, and thereby push the limits of what computers can effectively do, are in high demand in today's job market.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Team