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Computer Science, MSc

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Computer Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc in Computer Science is a conversion course, suitable if you have a limited knowledge of the subject. It offers a pathway towards deeper learning. Our brand new £32.5m Computational Foundry lies at the heart of this degree. Sophisticated teaching and research equipment include a Vision and Biometric Lab, a Maker Lab, a TechHealth Lab, a Theory Lab, a Cyber Security/Networking Lab, a User Lab and Visualisation Suite.

Through a combination of practical and theory-based learning you will develop a firm understanding of subjects from software concepts and software engineering principles to big data, web application development and graphics processor programming. This understanding, together with a substantial project module, puts you in a strong position when it comes to more advanced study or employment.

Completing this MSc will significantly improve your computer science career prospects. Our graduates often progress to rewarding employment in the field of computer science with a respected employer. Below are recent examples of graduate destinations.

  • Software engineer, Motorola Solutions
  • Change coordinator, Logica
  • Software developer/engineer, NS Technology
  • Workflow developer, Irwin Mitchell
  • IT developer, Crimsan Consultants
  • Programmer, Evil Twin Artworks
  • Web developer & web support, VSI Thinking
  • Software developer, Wireless Innovations
  • Associate business application analyst, CDC Software
  • Software developer, OpenBet Technologies
  • Technical support consultant, Alterian
  • Programming, Rock It
  • Software developer, BMJ Group

Different course options

Full time | Bay Campus | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

In this module students will be introduced to the principles of software development and the main professional issues associated with its practice. They will also develop a significant piece of software in teams. On completion of this course students will have: appreciation of the different approaches to software development; become fully aware of the major professional issues associated with software development; worked together on a significant software project; become fully familiar with many aspects of managing software projects; and knowledge of quality assurance and testing methods for software systems.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£17,050

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a 2:2 honours degree (or above).

University information

Located on the stunning Swansea Bay coastline, this Welsh university provides easy access to the city centre, as well as to the beaches of the spectacular Gower Peninsula. Swansea has recently been named University of the Year by students at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019, where it was also runner-up in the Postgraduate category. It’s also recognised as a UK top 30 research institution (Research Excellence Framework 2014). The...more