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MSc Advanced Computer Science with placement year

MSc Advanced Computer Science with placement year

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Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Computer Science

Course type


Course Summary

Course Overview

Develop in-depth skills in computer science and prepare to work with cutting-edge technologies in industry by blending theory with practice on this advanced qualification that will make you stand out to employers.

As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Study some of the principles and technologies that are dominant within the ‘fourth industrial revolution’
  • Identify, explore and develop radical applications of technology, such as smart automation and development of cloud-based services
  • Address some of the areas within STEM, contextualising knowledge to real-time scenarios and application to problems in industry
  • Build on your existing knowledge of software engineering, networking systems, communications, systems development, cloud computing, robotics and artificial intelligence
  • Develop project management skills as well as professional and technical attributes

Career Prospects

  • Software engineer
  • Intelligent systems/IoT developer
  • Data analyst
  • Cloud services developer
  • Network manager


Gain an in-depth understanding of the ‘Internet of Things’ paradigm and how smart devices can be designed and deployed for a connected world.

Tuition fees

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International fees
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Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Computer Science, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.