Taught course

Computing Science MSc

Institution
University of Glasgow · School of Computing Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent (eg GPA 3.0/4 or equivalent) with computing science as a major subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Masters in Computing Science provides you with a thorough grounding in advanced computing science, together with experience of conducting a development project, preparing you for responsible positions in the IT industry.

  • The School of Computing Science is ranked 2nd in Scotland (Complete University Guide 2019).
  • The MSc in Computing Science is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS) and the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET).

  • Our specialist MSc graduates in Computing Science, Software Engineering and Information Security are recognised by the British Computer Society (BCS), the Chartered Institute for IT, for the purposes of fully meeting the further learning academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP Further Learning) and partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Scientist (CSci). These programmes have also been awarded the Euro-Info Master Label.
  • The School is a member of the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance: SICSA. This collaboration of Scottish universities aims to develop Scotland's place as a world leader in Informatics and Computer Science research and education.
  • The School of Computing Science has extensive contacts with industrial partners who contribute to several of their taught courses, through active teaching, curriculum development, and panel discussion. Recent contributors include representatives from IBM, J.P. Morgan, Amazon, Adobe and Red Hat.
  • You will have opportunities to meet employers who come to make recruitment presentations, and often seek to recruit our graduates during the programme.
  • You will benefit from having 24-hour access to a computer laboratory equipped with state-of-the-art hardware and software.

Information for international students

Please see the English language Requirements.

This one-year masters programme is eligible for a new, streamlined visa application process: find out more

www.gla.ac.uk/international/visapilot/

www.gla.ac.uk/international/support/

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time fee: £8000 Part-time fee: £889 per 20 credits
International students
Full-time fee: £21020

For funding opportunities search the scholarships database

www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/feetable/2018-19/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmissions@glasgow.ac.uk