Computer Science MSc

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Location Stoke-on-Trent Campus
Duration 2 Years
Fee

2017/18 New Entrants, Full Time

  • Home and EU students: £7,200 per course
  • International students: £12,300 per course
Course start January, September
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  • BCS accredited
  • Has a placement

Course outline

This award is a Masters degree that is designed to broaden understanding and knowledge of computing science, and enhance the ability to apply this within industry or commerce.  Also in addition to gaining an in-depth knowledge of state-of-the-art technologies, it also develops further the competence and ability to apply them, particularly through the inclusion of an optional period in industry as an integral part of the course.

BCS accredited: CITP Further Learning and CEng/CSci (partial fulfilment). BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, champions the global IT profession and accredits UK Computing courses

Course content

The core modules will equip you with professional and research skills and will explore the social, legal and ethical aspects of computer science. The option modules will allow you to develop key skills in the different branches of computer science such as programming, multimedia, web, games, Android and mobile application development etc.

Core Modules

Option Modules, Subject to availability

Final module

COIS71052 MSc Dissertation

Course handbook

Entry requirements

Normal requirements are at least a UK second class honours degree or equivalent in a related computing discipline
If you do not meet the above but have significant appropriate experience, your application will be considered, provided that you satisfy the University that you are capable of responding to the challenge of postgraduate work.
If your first language is not English, you will need to demonstrate that you are fluent enough to cope with the course. A minimum score of IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (213 computer-based) is normally required.  

Accreditation

BCS accredited: CITP Further Learning and CEng/CSci (partial fulfilment). BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, champions the global IT profession and accredits UK Computing courses

Graduate destinations

On completion of the course you will be a computing professional with a broad and deep knowledge of technical material and an ability to apply it.  You will be adept at delivering IT solutions and systems appropriate for industry and commerce, fully prepared for a successful career in academia or industry.

Contact

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