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MSc/PGDip/PGCert Computing Science

University of Glasgow

The Masters in Computing Science provides you with a thorough grounding in advanced computing science, together with experience of conducting a development project, preparing you for responsible positions in the IT industry.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • The School is a member of the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance: SICSA. This collaboration of Scottish universities aims to develop Scotland's place as a world leader in Informatics and Computer Science research and education.
  • The School of Computing Science has extensive contacts with industrial partners who contribute to several of their taught courses, through active teaching, curriculum development, and panel discussion. Recent contributors include representatives from IBM, J.P. Morgan, Amazon, Adobe and Red Hat.
  • You will have opportunities to meet employers who come to make recruitment presentations, and often seek to recruit our graduates during the programme.
  • You will benefit from having 24-hour access to a computer laboratory equipped with state-of-the-art hardware and software.

Students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip exit awards during this course.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Career opportunities include responsible positions, not only in the IT sector but also in many other sectors such as education, engineering, health services, financial services, government, manufacturing, retail, and transport. You will also be well qualified to proceed to study for a PhD in computing science.

Graduates of this programme have gone on to work for companies such as JP Morgan & Chase, Alliance, Airwave, Sensefly and Sky UK. Positions include Software Developer, IT-Trainee, Teacher and Lab Demonstrator.

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Modules

  • Compulsory modules
  • PROGRAMMING AND SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT (H)
  • RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS (M)
  • INTRODUCTION TO DATA SCIENCE AND SYSTEMS (M)
  • MSC PROJECT FOR COMPUTING SCIENCE+
  • Options modules
  • ENTERPRISE CYBER SECURITY (M)
  • MACHINE LEARNING & ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR DATA SCIENTISTS (M)
  • CRYPTOGRAPHY AND SECURE DEVELOPMENT (M)
  • CYBERSECURITY FUNDAMENTALS FOR MSC (M)
  • Requirements

    Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
    1 year

    Duration

    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time