Taught course

Advanced Computer Science (Cloud Computing and Big Data)

University of Kent · School of Computing

Entry requirements

A first, 2.1 or good 2.2 honours degree (or equivalent) in computing or a related subject.

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account.

Months of entry


Course content

The programme combines a wide choice of advanced topics in computer science with specialist modules relating to cloud computing and big data.

This programme is available with an optional industrial placement which provides an opportunity to work in real-world, technical and business roles, enhancing your study experience and having a dramatic impact on your choices after graduation. We have strong links with industry including Cisco, IBM, Microsoft and Oracle and are among the top ten in the UK for graduate employment prospects.

The Advanced Computer Science (Cloud Computing & Big Data) MSc is aimed at graduates considering a career in research and development. It would also provide an excellent foundation for PhD study.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

School of Computing
+44 (0)1227 768896