Taught course

Computer Science (online)

University of Hertfordshire · School of Computer Science

Entry requirements

A recent, good bachelors degree (e.g. honours degree from the UK) or equivalent. Plus IELTS 6.0 if your first language is not English.

Applicants who do not wholly meet these requirements, but who are considered to have the professional experience, motivation or potential to succeed at the programme, may also be accepted.

If you do not have the required level of English for entry, our academic English courses can help you to achieve this level.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This online or blended learning programme is for students who wish to fit in study with other commitments and not to have to attend the University for timetabled classes or examinations.

Running since 2007, Computer Science MSc has an emphasis on software development, in particular when applied to solving problems in other disciplines.

Depending on the modules chosen, it can lead to a career in areas such as systems development, IT management, or deploying advanced applications in specific disciplines. A wide variety of optional modules are available with this course, allowing you to steer your degree into a direction that suits you and your career.

For more information about how online study works, funding and how to apply, please visit UH Online.

Information for international students

If English is not the 1st language a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent is required.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
distance learning
16 months
part time
60 months

Course contact details

01707 284800