Taught course

Advanced Computer Science

Institution
University of Leicester · Department of Computer Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A good second-class honours BSc degree (or qualification of equivalent standard recognised by the University) in a subject with a substantial element of Computing.

For IT professionals, applications will take into account your number of years of experience.

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

This MSc is designed for students who wish to supplement their education in a specific set of advanced topics and cutting-edge technologies that they require for their professional lives, or to pursue their studies further to a PhD on a specific topic. It offers a broad menu of modules from which you can construct your own pathway with the advice and assistance of a member of staff.

Over the course of this degree, you will develop a deep understanding of the nature and impact of current challenges faced by the IT industry so that you know what is expected from a mature professional. You will also develop an awareness of the methodologies and technologies that are available within computer science to address these challenges, so that you can evaluate and analyse specific situations and make informed choices.

You will have opportunities to develop your interpersonal, communication, decision-making, and problem-solving skills, and to use these skills in an imaginative way.

This MSc course will provide you with the knowledge and research skills to continue your studies at PhD level.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

online
12-24 months
distance learning
12-24 months

Course contact details

Name
Distance Learning Admissions
Email
dlstudy@le.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)116 252 2903