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MSc Computer Science

Coventry University

This master’s degree aims to expand your capability and expertise in computing or IT related fields. The course focuses on the underlying theories of computer science and their practical applications in the latest technological developments.

This course aims to provide you with a sound understanding of essential development platforms, protocols and standards with an emphasis on computer architectures, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data analysis, internet security and the development of web-based and mobile applications.

  • The course is designed with the inputs from our industry professionals to deliver the syllabus that is up-to-date and reflects employment trends.
  • Upon successful completion of this course, you should have acquired the advanced skills and knowledge needed to help you to develop a career in computer science. You may, for example, look to progress as a computer system designer, programmer, consultant, or researcher.
  • You will have the opportunity to study in our modern Engineering and Computing Building with well-equipped laboratories and industry standard software.

Work placement option:
This master's programme provides you with the additional option2 to apply for a 'work placement' opportunity during your first semester with us. The 'work placement', which if secured, is designed to further develop your skills, knowledge and professional experience with the aim of maximising your employability prospects. Please note that the optional placement modules incur an additional tuition fee of £4,000.

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  • Computer Architecture and System Programming – 15 credits
  • Artificial Neural Networks – 15 credits
  • Web Applications and AI – 15 credits
  • Machine Learning and Big Data – 15 credits
  • Security of Emerging Connected Systems – 15 credits
  • Mobile Platforms and Application Development – 15 credits
  • Software Development Project – 30 credits
  • Computing Individual Research Project – 60 credits
  • Requirements

    Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
    £20,050 Per Year

    International student tuition fee

    1 year


    May 2024

    Start Month

    Apr 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024
    • May 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time