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Advanced Computer Science MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Computer Science

Course type


Course Summary

Why this course?

Computer science supports the build, development and use of computer systems and systems development is of great importance in many areas of modern life. There's a growing need across the world for skilled, advanced computer science professionals.

Our MSc in Computer Science degree offers you the opportunity to take a programme of advanced study through a flexible structure.

You’ll study

Diploma and MSc students follow the same taught courses for the first two semesters. MSc students also undertake an individual research dissertation on an approved topic.


As a student on our Masters in Advanced Computing Science, there will be opportunities for you to meet industry employers and take part in recruitment events.

As a graduate you could progress to be an analyst, architect or developer. There's a demand for advanced practitioners and researchers in the growing area of embedded systems development.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



This module aims to provide students with an understanding of both quantitative and qualitative research processes and associated techniques, including the effective presentation of findings in accordance with the best principles of scholarship.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Minimum second-class honours degree or international equivalent in computer science or a closely related discipline. Significant programming experience, preferably in Java or another object-oriented language. Other disciplines who have significant programming experience should contact us to discuss applying for this course.

University information

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