Taught course

Advanced Computer Science

University of York · Department of Computer Science

Entry requirements

You should already hold a good first degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related discipline. Typically, you will have achieved at least an upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent).

Months of entry


Course content

The Advanced Computer Science MSc course will enable you to develop a high level of understanding and technical skill at the leading edge of the subject.

This course has been specifically designed to address the pace of change in this vibrant discipline by giving you breadth of knowledge in several areas, a range of advanced skills, and the expertise necessary to engage in work at the forefront of the application of Computer Science.

You will gain experience of working as part of a highly-specialised research group through the significant individual project which is an integral part of the course.

This is a full time, one year taught course, intended for students who already have a good first degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a closely related discipline, who would like to develop a deeper level of understanding and technical skill.

The course will build on your existing strong foundation in Computer Science. It will enable you to undertake more senior roles in the IT industry, engage in cutting-edge Research and Development or progress to a Computer Science PhD once you have successfully completed the course.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Admissions
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