The standard entry requirement for these programmes is an honours degree of at least 2:2 classification in a Computer Science related subject area, or equivalent in any science-based degree with a strong computing and/or engineering element. In some cases applicants with substantial commercial or industrial experience can be accepted, subject to interview and references.
Months of entry
These new industry-facing courses are intended for graduates from computing disciplines who wish to update or focus their computing skills and competencies for effective work within the computing industry.
The MSc course is designed to provide graduates with the skills to meet industrial and commercial needs and enable them to practise as computing and IT professionals. Additionally modules are taught that provide the academic framework to enable graduates to study for higher degrees. The course combines core modules in essential computing with specialist themes that reflect contemporary areas of demand. If you have particular interests or skills from your previous studies or experience you can choose to specialise in this area during the Dissertation part of the course. In this way you can match a portfolio to your preferred career path.
- Opportunity to study a variety of topics in depth
- Lecture/tutorial and practical sessions are enhanced with additional online modules allowing you to continue independent learning through a variety of approaches
- Taught by staff leading research into the areas of computer science and networking
- Research activities are associated with the University’s digital society research centre, CARDS
Information for international students
If you are an international student please visit the countries page and select your country to see the relevant academic and English language entry requirements.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Student Enquiries
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