MSc in Computer Science in United Kingdom

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Computer Science

A Master of Science or MSc is a postgraduate degree typically in the fields of sciences and social sciences. MSc may be course-based, research-based, or a mixture of the two.

As the computer science field of study became increasingly prevalent, many had their doubts that this field of study would continue. It was not until the 1950s that computer science began to be observed as a legitimate science among academics. It is thanks to the IBM brand that this became part of the main-stream culture.

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

Top MSc Degrees in Computer Science in United Kingdom 2019

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MSc Computing and Technology

Northumbria University London Campus
Campus Full time January 2019 United Kingdom London

If you are looking for a hands-on, practical Masters degree, then look no further than our MSc Computing and Technology. [+]

Start dates: September, January, May

Tuition fees (2018/19): UK/EU: £7,995 International: £14,000

The MSc Computing and Technology programme is designed specifically to enable you to update, extend and deepen your knowledge in computing and IT and wider digital leadership and technology subjects, in order to enhance and accelerate your career opportunities. By completing the MSc in Computing and Technology you will be able to demonstrate capabilities in the areas of the Computing and Digital Technology subject discipline.

This Masters programme has been designed in consultation with partners from industry to ensure you learn up-to-date computing knowledge required by employers across the industry. Graduates from the programme will be equipped to work in a variety of careers in the IT industry or to progress to academic or research-orientated careers.... [-]


MSc Data Analytics and Information Systems Management

Arden University
Online Full time Part time 18 - 60 months January 2019 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

With the explosive presence of Big Data in modern business, a specialist in data analytics is essential for success. This course will prepare you with the relevant skills to maximise the opportunities that Big Data now offers. [+]

With the explosive presence of Big Data in modern business, a specialist in data analytics is essential for success. This course will prepare you with the relevant skills to maximise the opportunities that Big Data now offers. Learning to apply the principles of data handling to inform decision making will make you the glue that aligns information systems in your organisation to business strategies.

Course Requirements

A bachelor's degree or diploma equivalent to a UK honours degree at a minimum of second class (2.2). If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above

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MSc Machine Learning and Autonomous Systems (with Placement Year)

University of Bath
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Claverton Down

You will learn to use new knowledge to solve complex machine learning and autonomous systems problems. You’ll develop a range of skills including the theory of machine learning, artificial intelligence, autonomous systems design and engineering, and the implications for humans of interacting more and more with intelligent and autonomous systems. [+]

Learn how to research, design and develop machine learning and autonomous systems technologies. You’ll be prepared for a wide range of careers in industry.

Intelligent and autonomous systems are increasingly important in all areas of human life and activity from medicine and space exploration to agriculture and entertainment.

Understanding and developing autonomous systems involves a range of skills and knowledge including designing interactive systems with both human and machine elements, and modeling and building systems that can sense and learn.

Machine learning is at the heart of autonomous and intelligent systems, including computer vision and robotics. It also underpins the recent developments in data analytics across many fields.... [-]


MSc Professional Software Development

Ulster University, London & Birmingham Campuses
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 United Kingdom London

This Master's programme has been designed as a conversion course for students who wish to progress their existing degree to gain expert knowledge of software development and wish to enter the software industry. [+]

MSc Professional Software Development

Level of study: Master's

Tuition fees 2018/19:

UK/EU – £5,150 International – £11,500

Entry requirements: A 2:2 (second class) honours degree, or equivalent, with a maximum of 50% computing content.

English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 with no component less than 5.5, or equivalent.

Mode of study: Full-time classroom

Duration: 1 year

Assessment method: Coursework and exams

Student finance: Available

Locations: London

Start dates: September and January

About this course

The MSc Professional Software Development is a conversion course designed for highly motivated graduates with a good honours degree in any discipline, with no more than 50% computing content. This course is targeted at those graduates who are interested in advancing their existing degree to gain expert knowledge of software development and those who wish to enter the software industry.... [-]


MSc in Finance, Technology and Policy

University of Edinburgh Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Edinburgh

The operation of financial markets and the delivery of financial services impact a variety of real-world issues including job creation and credit approval. Our vocationally minded new MSc in Finance, Technology and Policy, the first of its kind in the world, addresses the knowledge gap created by the pace of technological transformation in financial services and markets. [+]

The operation of financial markets and the delivery of financial services impact a variety of real-world issues including job creation and credit approval. Our vocationally minded new MSc in Finance, Technology and Policy, the first of its kind in the world, addresses the knowledge gap created by the pace of technological transformation in financial services and markets.

Learning Outcomes

This Master’s degree sits at the intersection of the three most important drivers of a modern economy – financial services and markets, technology, and policy.

As well as delivering a solid understanding of key theoretical finance and economic concepts, this MSc encourages potential future leaders to analyze and challenge the accepted financial setup.... [-]


MSc Advanced Computing Technologies

Birkbeck, University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This is a specialised programme of study of advanced computing technologies, data science and data analytics focusing on areas of expertise and research specialisation within the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems. [+]

This is a specialised programme of study of advanced computing technologies, data science and data analytics focusing on areas of expertise and research specialisation within the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems. Modules cover state-of-the-art techniques in areas including the management and analysis of 'big data', software development of information systems in cloud, mobile and web-based architectures, and computational methods for intelligent information management and analysis.

You will gain specialist knowledge of the above areas, which you can then employ in the analysis of problems arising in the use of advanced computing technologies, evaluation and application of technologies, and research into, and development of, new technologies.... [-]


MSc Science and Technology Policy

University of Sussex Business School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Brighton + 1 more

Gain a solid foundation in the language, logic, and tools of policy formulation and analysis. You'll investigate specific science and technology issues arising from public policy, industrial innovation, and strategy, and learn to recommend policy solutions. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time Start date: September 2019 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Gain a solid foundation in the language, logic, and tools of policy formulation and analysis. You'll investigate specific science and technology issues arising from public policy, industrial innovation, and strategy, and learn to recommend policy solutions. The relationship between evidence and policy is multifaceted. This MSc offers frameworks to understand its complex dynamics and to contribute effectively to policy development.

These skills, together with the high-level connections and global networks enjoyed by SPRU – Science Policy Research Unit, will equip you for careers in a range of public-, private- and charitable-sector organizations working to tackle society’s most important economic, social and environmental challenges.... [-]


Msc in Advanced Computer Science

Loughborough University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2019 United Kingdom Loughborough + 1 more

Our Advanced Computer Science MSc programme has been developed with input from the UK and international organisations to equip students with the cutting-edge practical skills sought by employers. [+]

Our Advanced Computer Science MSc programme has been developed with input from the UK and international organisations to equip students with the cutting-edge practical skills sought by employers.

The fast-paced field of computer science - and the needs of industries and organisations that are driven by technological development - creates a demand for highly-skilled individuals possessing the advanced skills and knowledge with which our MSc programme is designed to equip you.

Developed with input from the UK and international organisations, ensuring commercial relevance, and drawing on the Department's research strengths, the Advanced Computer Science MSc will appeal to students seeking to build on the first degree in Computer Science (or a comparable discipline involving programming and networking).... [-]


MSc in Advanced Computer Science

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Manchester

This course is aimed at Computing graduates who wish to specialise further in Computer Science improving their knowledge, understanding, skills and capabilities. Our postgraduate courses are concerned with vocational education, and it is anticipated that the majority of MSc graduates will either enter employment (or continue) as IT/Computing professionals or progress to doctoral work with a probable view to pursuing academic or research careers. [+]

Overview

This course is aimed at Computing graduates who wish to specialise further in Computer Science improving their knowledge, understanding, skills and capabilities. Our postgraduate courses are concerned with vocational education, and it is anticipated that the majority of MSc graduates will either enter employment (or continue) as IT/Computing professionals or progress to doctoral work with a probable view to pursuing academic or research careers.

You will study four specialists, advanced units including High-Performance Computing and Big Data and Advanced Computer Networks and Operating Systems. A wide range of optional units allows you to tailor your course to specialise in areas of your choice.... [-]


MSc in Advanced Computer Science

Swansea University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Swansea + 1 more

On the MSc in Advanced Computer Science course, you will be thoroughly prepared for a career in IT or related industries. The course is for you if you are a Computer Science graduate or if you have gained experience in computing and programming in a different first degree. Willingness to work hard and an ability to problem solve are equally important for this MSc. [+]

On the MSc in Advanced Computer Science course, you will be thoroughly prepared for a career in IT or related industries. The course is for you if you are a Computer Science graduate or if you have gained experience in computing and programming in a different first degree. Willingness to work hard and an ability to problem solve are equally important for this MSc.

The MSc in Advanced Computer Science course will develop the skills and knowledge you have gained from your first degree by broadening and deepening your knowledge of Computer Science through a variety of advanced modules and material.

Description

On the MSc in Advanced Computer Science course, you will be thoroughly prepared for a career in IT or related industries. The course is for you if you are a Computer Science graduate or if you have gained experience in computing and programming in a different first degree. Willingness to work hard and an ability to problem solve are equally important for this MSc.... [-]


Data Analytics

University of Strathclyde Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 months September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

Our MSc in data analytics is designed to create rounded data analytics problem-solvers. [+]

Why this course?

Our MSc in data analytics is designed to create rounded data analytics problem-solvers.

This course focuses on the uses of data analytics techniques within business contexts, making informed decisions about appropriate technology to extract knowledge from data and understanding the theoretical principles by which such technology operates.

You'll gain a comprehensive skill set that will enable you to work in a variety of sectors using a blended learning approach that combines theory, intensive practice and industrial engagement.

Strathclyde's MSc in data analytics is unique by bringing together essential skills from three departments, Management Science, Mathematics & Statistics, and Computer & Information Sciences (CIS), in order to address the needs of a fast-growing industry.... [-]


MSc in Advanced Software Engineering

University of Westminster - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years United Kingdom London

The Advanced Software Engineering MSc is a newly redesigned course that enables graduates to enable students to extend their knowledge of, and gain valuable experience in, software engineering as it applies to a number of new and important areas of IT and computing. [+]

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The Advanced Software Engineering MSc is a newly redesigned course that enables graduates to enable students to extend their knowledge of, and gain valuable experience in, software engineering as it applies to a number of new and important areas of IT and computing.

Graduates will be able to follow a flexible programme of study designed to lead to and enhance, a career in software engineering with a focus on new technologies and areas of application, such as cybersecurity, big data, or mobile application development.

The rapid pace of technical change in software development is notorious and this has been accompanied and compounded by an increase in the complexity of the systems that are developed. Recently this has been most noticeable in the increase in mobile computing and the use of sophisticated hardware that require developer knowledge of new paradigms.... [-]


MSc in Web Design and Development

Unicaf University (ZM)
Online Campus Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London + 1 more

This programme studies in depth the principles of Web Design and imparts all necessary skills and knowledge needed to create successful, professional web designers and developers. Students learn how to design and develop high-quality websites, which are user-friendly, efficient and attractive. [+]

This programme studies in depth the principles of Web Design and imparts all necessary skills and knowledge needed to create successful, professional web designers and developers. Students learn how to design and develop high-quality websites, which are user-friendly, efficient and attractive.

Delivery Mode

Online and through Supported Open Learning.

Entry Requirements Regular admission to a Master’s programme requires an accredited Bachelor degree. Applicants with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry. HND Relevant holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry. English proficiency (if the Bachelor degree was not taught in English). Updated CV. One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business). Personal Statement (minimum 500 words). Copy of passport or ID. Pathway UU-FNT-203-ZM Introduction to Master Degree UU-Msc-IND100-ZM Induction Module UU-MWD-500 Design for Web Content UU-MWD-510 Content Management UU-MWD-520 Applied Art for the Web UU-MWD-630 User Experience Design UU-MWD-640 Social Media and SEO UU-MWD-650 Programming and Scripting UU-MWD-760 Cyber Security UU-MWD-770 Web Technologies UU-MWD-780 Project [-]

MSc in Aerospace Computational Engineering

Cranfield University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cranfield + 1 more

This new and unique course covers a wide range of applications focused on aerospace computational aspects. As mirrored by developments in the motorsport industry, within the next five years there will be a demand for engineers and leaders who will be using 100% digital techniques for aeronautical design and testing. [+]

This new and unique course covers a wide range of applications focused on aerospace computational aspects. As mirrored by developments in the motorsport industry, within the next five years there will be a demand for engineers and leaders who will be using 100% digital techniques for aeronautical design and testing.

Overview Start date: September Duration: Full-time one year Part-time up to three years. Delivery: Taught modules 40%; Group Project 20%; Individual Research Project 40% Qualification: MSc Study type: Full-time/Part-time Campus: Cranfield campus Who is it for?

With its blend of skills-based and subject-specific material, this course aims to provide students with generic practical skills and cutting-edge knowledge adaptable to the wide variety of applications in the field of aerospace computational engineering.... [-]


Master in Computer Science

University of Lincoln
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2019 United Kingdom Boston + 1 more

This programme is designed to equip you with the advanced knowledge and skills to develop the innovative solutions required by today’s rapidly advancing computing industry. [+]

The Course

Developments in artificial intelligence, computer vision, robotics, mobile technology and games applications have all become a normal part of society’s interaction with computing devices.

This MSc Computer Science provides the opportunity to enhance your existing knowledge of computer programming and mathematical frameworks through laboratory workshops, lectures, debates and independent research.

Working alongside our staff, you will have the chance to develop your critical understanding and gain practical experience in innovative areas such as computer vision and surveillance, robotics and mobile computing in order to develop innovative solutions to current and future challenges.... [-]