MSc Advanced Computer Science

The Advanced Computer Science MSc course will enable you to develop a high level of understanding and technical skill at the leading edge of the subject. 

This course has been specifically designed to address the pace of change in this vibrant discipline by giving you breadth of knowledge in several areas, a range of advanced skills, and the expertise necessary to engage in work at the forefront of the application of computer science.

You will gain experience of working as part of a highly-specialised research group through the significant individual project which is an integral part of the course.

This is a full-time, one year taught course, intended for students who already have a good first degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a closely related discipline, who would like to develop a deeper level of understanding and technical skill.

The course will build on your existing strong foundation in computer science. It will enable you to undertake more senior roles in the IT industry, engage in cutting-edge research and development or progress to a Computer Science PhD once you have successfully completed the course.

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  • Compulsory modules
  • Research Methods in Computer Science
  • Professional and Academic Development
  • Options modules
  • Qualitative Approaches to Investigating UX
  • Autonomous Robotic Systems Engineering
  • High-Integrity Systems Engineering
  • Quantum Computing
  • Assurance and Proof
  • AI Problem Solving with Search and Logic
  • High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Systems
  • Human Factors: Technology in Context
  • Network Security
  • Interaction Design and Evaluation
  • Cryptography Theory and Applications
  • Engineering 2: Automated Software Engineering
  • Computer Vision and Graphics
  • Evolutionary and Adaptive Computing
  • Computing by Graph Transformation
  • £29,400 Per Year

    International student tuition fee

    1 Year


    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time