Master of Science Programs in Computing

Compare 43 MSc Programs in Computing

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Many people choose to pursue a Master of Science after being awarded an undergraduate degree or after working in a particular field. Those who have a deep interest in computing may benefit from completing an Msc program.

What is an MSc in Computing? These Master of Science programs are aimed specifically at individuals who have undergraduate degrees in areas other than computing and who wish to create new career opportunities by expanding their knowledge bases. Programs are typically module based, with study areas including research techniques, databases, object-oriented programming, internet and multimedia technology, and software development methodologies with unified modeling language. Dissertation projects are a common requirement, and overall coursework can take one to two years for students to complete.

Those who finish these graduate computing programs develop essential knowledge and vital skills in critical thinking and reasoning, communication, problem solving, and project management. The completion of an Msc provides students with unique advantages over their peers and allows them to deeply delve into the topics that they are passionate about.

These programs, like many others, have variable tuition costs that can significantly change depending on the institution and its location throughout the world. Students are strongly encouraged to confirm tuition and administrative costs before accepting and committing to a position as an enrolled student in any program.

Career opportunities for graduates of Master of Science in computing programs are diverse. Coursework prepares students for successful employment in the public and private sector in engineering and research, software development, systems analysis, data analysis, and IT management. Opportunities are also available with commercial and academic researchers.

 

Master of Science in Computing programs can be found around the world at many highly respectable institutions. In addition to traditional classes, many universities also offer online coursework. This is particularly advantageous for those who may live in remote areas or who have constraints on their time and are unable to complete a traditional degree. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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MSc Computer Science

Northumbria University London Campus
Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom London

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

Start dates: September, January, May

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

Businesses now rely on computing to succeed, and therefore on knowledgeable, skilled and passionate individuals able to manage such vital technology within their organisation. Studying the MSc Computer Science programme offers an excellent opportunity to learn the most up-to-date computing knowledge required by employers whilst also preparing you for a vast range of management roles.

This conversion course builds on your existing interest and knowledge of technology and prepares you for the many diverse and exciting career opportunities in this sector. The MSc has been designed in consultation with partners including Accenture and Hewlett-Packard, ensuring you graduate with the most up-to-date industry-relevant knowledge and skills.... [-]


Master’s Degree Programme in Embedded Computing

University of Turku
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Turku

The master’s degree programme in embedded computing gives profound knowledge in the field of embedded computing, cyber-physical systems (CPS) and the internet of things (IoT). The programme builds an understanding of theoretical issues and practical competencies for challenging design tasks in the field of embedded systems. [+]

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Master’s Degree Programme in Embedded Computing

Become an expert in embedded systems design!

The master’s degree programme in embedded computing gives profound knowledge in the field of embedded computing, cyber-physical systems (CPS) and the internet of things (IoT). The programme builds an understanding of theoretical issues and practical competencies for challenging design tasks in the field of embedded systems.

In order to master the development process, you will obtain a firm foundation of design methods, software and hardware architectures, as well as programming of embedded systems. Together with innovation and entrepreneurship studies, the Programme enables you to work in the embedded systems industry from start-ups to large-scale enterprises.... [-]


MSc Advanced Computing Technologies

Birkbeck, University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 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.... [-]


Master in Computational and Data Sciences

Chapman University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Orange

The Master of Science in Computational and Data Sciences is a uniquely interdisciplinary approach to solving critically important problems, using mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, statistics, and computing. [+]

As the challenges we face—environmental, biological, chemical, geophysical—continue to grow and generate massive amounts of data, it’s computational and data sciences that will help us meet those issues head-on. The Master of Science in Computational and Data Sciences is a uniquely interdisciplinary approach to solving critically important problems, using mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, statistics, and computing.

Through modeling, simulation, data mining, and study of specific phenomena via computer analysis and engineering, you will learn to apply extraordinary technology and processes to answer the world’s most complex questions as part of your Computational and Data Science degree. Whereas computer science involves the pursuit of new frontiers chiefly within the realm of computer software and hardware, computational science practitioners apply the knowledge and power of computing to other science disciplines, whether it be running a costly physics experiment through a computer simulation to save millions, or creating new software that can sift through raw data with a far more strategic and sophisticated eye.... [-]


MSc in Internet Computing and Network Security

Loughborough University
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough

Focusing on all aspects of what is relevant to future network experts, our Internet Security and Network Computing MSc provides a view on network architecture, protocols, security, performance, modelling, simulation and programming, as well as wireless networks. [+]

Focusing on all aspects of what is relevant to future network experts, our Internet Security and Network Computing MSc provides a view on network architecture, protocols, security, performance, modeling, simulation and programming, as well as wireless networks.

The internet forms a paradigm shift in the way the world operates and communicates. This has huge significance for the future, and a solid understanding of internet technology can lead on to an ever-increasing variety of stimulating careers.

At Loughborough University, our department of Computer Science has a reputation for innovative research and industry engagement, with leading UK and international companies providing regular input to curriculum development, career advice and additional teaching resources - ensuring what we teach is geared to meet the challenges of this rapidly evolving science. The department has a dynamic, active and internationally renowned research culture with academic staff and researchers currently researching all aspects of networking and communications from mathematical theory to the creation and operation of networked systems.... [-]


M.Sc. Management & Engineering in Computer Aided Mechanical Engineering

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Germany Stolberg (Rhineland)

Graduates with the expertise to understand both the art of management and the complexities of engineering processes are increasingly sought after in today's industrial world. The M.Sc. Management and Engineering in Computer Aided Mechanical Engineering (MME-CAME) caters to this demand in providing an industrial engineering Master's degree program that will give you the choice and the flexibility to work in two increasingly interlinked fields: at the interface of technology and economics. [+]

The course of study “Master of Science Management and Engineering in Computer Aided Mechanical Engineering" (MME-CAME) is an interdisciplinary program conducted by two European universities, well-reputed in their specific fields. The German RWTH Aachen University has one of the best faculties of mechanical engineering worldwide and conducts the program's engineering part. The Dutch Maastricht School of Management has a worldwide reputation for its programs in business and management teaching.

An industrial engineer is someone who:

uses sophisticated computer simulation software for the development of mechanical drawings applies cutting-edge computer modeling for the development of high-tech products simulates the product performance under extreme conditions to identify the best materials to improve the fabrication drawings continuously identifies the most cost-efficient material composition and production method for specific high-performance products develops, designs and improves products and solutions in manufacturing and service industries places and promotes ideas, goods and services on international markets stays on top of quality management and controlling makes culturally diverse teams excel through his/her leadership ... [-]

MSc Computerized Mathematics

An-Najah National University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Palestinian Territories Nablus

As part of An-Najah National University, the department of mathematics has adopted the mission of the university related to mathematics: to offer higher education in mathematics to Palestinian students and to support the scientific research in the field of mathematics in order to bridge the gap and upgrade the knowledge of the Palestinian students. [+]

Faculty

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Program Description

- Program Vision:To develop the concepts of science research in mathematics for the graduate students in the master programs of mathematics and/or computational mathematics; to enhance the quality of the academic, research and technical levels of our mathematics master graduates to contribute to the theoretical and applied fields and to become globally reputable at the level of quality and higher education.

- Program Mission:As part of An-Najah National University, the department of mathematics has adopted the mission of the university related to mathematics: to offer higher education in mathematics to Palestinian students and to support the scientific research in the field of mathematics in order to bridge the gap and upgrade the knowledge of the Palestinian students.... [-]


MSc Financial Computing

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 China Suzhou

This programme will train you for advanced technical or managerial roles in new interdisciplinary areas of computational techniques and equip you with financial knowledge to deliver effective business solutions. [+]

Overview

With the rapid advancement of computing technology, there is an increasing demand in the dynamic and challenging environment of financial services for a variety of technical talent to deliver business solutions on a global scale.

The MSc Financial Computing programme addresses market demand and will train you for advanced technical or managerial roles in new interdisciplinary areas of computational techniques and equip you with financial knowledge to deliver effective business solutions.

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering is equipped with specialist lab facilities for operating systems, networking, mobile computing and multimedia technology that will support your learning and research.... [-]


MSc in Computational Engineering

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Nuremberg

Computational Engineering [+]

Contents of the degree program

Elective modules:

Mathematics Computer Science Technical Application Field (five of these are in English, two in German)

Master’s thesis

Occupational fields In industry, development, and research; In machine, plant or vehicle construction; other fields in construction and industry. International Double degree program Computational Engineering; Semester(s) abroad (only available in German); Partner universities of the Faculty of Engineering. Qualification requirements Excellent Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in computer science, a related science or engineering subject or in mathematics. Skills and experience in computing and programming. In addition to knowledge of the basic concepts of computers and computer science, solid programming experience in languages such as C or C++ is expected. Extensive education in engineering mathematics. Interest in solving engineering and science problems using computers and high-performance computers. Language requirements ... [-]

MSc in Interaction Design and Computing

University of Westminster - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years United Kingdom London

This newly redesigned course enables graduates to be able to understand, design and develop digital solutions within the emergent digital economies. Graduates would be able to follow a flexible programme of study and either plan a career in interaction design, mobile and digital solutions, data and analytics, or emergent systems or to explore the opportunities offered in London as a start-up capital. [+]

*Subject to approval

This newly redesigned course enables graduates to be able to understand, design and develop digital solutions within the emergent digital economies. Graduates would be able to follow a flexible programme of study and either plan a career in interaction design, mobile and digital solutions, data and analytics, or emergent systems or to explore the opportunities offered in London as a start-up capital.

The digital sector continues to evolve and technologies, platforms, interaction paradigms and business models are increasingly requiring technical ability combined with commercial and design acumen that the course encourages.

Boston Consulting Group estimated that by the end of 2016 the internet economy in the G-20 economies will be worth USD 4.2 trillion (up from USD 2.3 trillion in 2010) and that the internet contributes over 12 percent of GDP in the United Kingdom.... [-]


MSc in Aerospace Computational Engineering

Cranfield University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Swindon Cranfield + 2 more

This 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 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.

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.

The part-time option is suitable for qualified engineers to extend their knowledge and incorporate CFD into their skill set.... [-]


MSc in Financial Technology and Computing

USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Switzerland Lugano

The Master of Science in Financial Technology and Computing has been designed to provide students who have a strong background in informatics with the necessary tools and skills for understanding core challenges in finance while, at the same time, learn about the advanced technology that is needed to drive the next generation finance services. [+]

The Master of Science in Financial Technology and Computing is offered jointly by the Faculty of Informatics and by the Faculty of Economics of the Università della Svizzera italiana, USI, situated in Lugano - Switzerland. This full-time study program comprises 120 ECTS spread over 4 semesters (usual duration 2 years) and is entirely offered in English.

This unique cross-discipline program combines USI's world-leading expertise in Finance and Informatics and offers exciting career prospects that range from fintech startups to banks and insurers to hedge funds.

The program has been designed to provide graduates with an informatics background with the necessary tools and skills for understanding fundamental problems in finance while, at the same time, learning about advanced tools and techniques in informatics to be applied in finance.... [-]


Master of Science in Computing & Business

New Jersey Institute of Technology
Campus September 2018 USA Newark

The MS in Computing and Business teaches concepts in computer science and business to function effectively in designing, building, enhancing, and maintaining software systems and applications in the context of business environments such as in the financial industry. Besides computing topics such as networking and security, databases, data mining, and data structures, students will learn fundamental business concepts such as accounting, finance, financial products, business operations, and marketing. [+]

Overview

The MS in Computing and Business teaches concepts in computer science and business to function effectively in designing, building, enhancing, and maintaining software systems and applications in the context of business environments such as in the financial industry. Besides computing topics such as networking and security, databases, data mining, and data structures, students will learn fundamental business concepts such as accounting, finance, financial products, business operations, and marketing.

Degree requirements: 33 credits 4 Business Core ACCT 615 Management Accounting FIN 600 Corporate Finance l HRM 601 Organizational Behavior MRKT 620 Competing in Global Markets 4 Computer Science Core CS 610 Data Structures & Algorithms CS 631 Data Management Systems Design CS 634 Data Mining CS 696 Network Management & Security 3 Electives ... [-]

MSc Computing & IT Management

Cardiff University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff + 1 more

Designed for graduates who want to move into computing from another discipline, this one-year programme provides you with a broad technical knowledge and a sound business context for managing IT systems. [+]

MSc Computing & IT Management MSc Computing & IT Management with placement

Designed for graduates who want to move into computing from another discipline, this one-year programme provides you with a broad technical knowledge and a sound business context for managing IT systems. These are required to meet fundamental IT sector needs such as designing major projects or enhancing business strategy, and are essential for those with aspirations of a management role in the IT sector.

To enhance your CV further you can opt for a two-year programme and apply for a paid 10-month work placement (year in industry).

The course

Through this programme you will get a fundamental understanding of software development and supporting technology relating to programming and database management. You will understand the professional skills required to lead software engineers, individually or as a part of a team, when developing a software solution.... [-]


Master of Science in Computing Security

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 USA Rochester + 1 more

This cross-disciplinary program enables graduates to develop a strong foundation preparing them for leadership positions in both the private and public sectors in the computer security area or for an advanced degree. [+]

MSc in Computing Security and Information Assurance

Developers and practitioners need to understand the importance of building security and survivability into systems, rather than trying to add it once systems are installed. This curriculum addresses these concerns by drawing on the expertise of the faculty from the departments that make up the Golisano College.The MS in computing security and information assurance includes a foundation of seven core courses designed to give students a better understanding of the technological and ethical roles of computer security in society. Students then develop a specialization in one of several areas by selecting four related elective courses under the guidance of a faculty adviser. Students conclude their program of study with a thesis, completed under the guidance of the faculty. This cross-disciplinary program enables graduates to develop a strong foundation, preparing them for leadership positions in both the private and public sectors in the computer security industry or for an advanced degree. Students also can prepare for academic or research careers in computer security and information assurance, as well as further academic study.Faculty members in the contributing departments are actively engaged in consulting and research in the information assurance areas, including cryptography, databases, networking, and software engineering. There are many opportunities for graduate students to participate in these research activities toward a thesis or independent study work.... [-]