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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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32 Results in Computing

Northumbria University London Campus

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.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
1 find your juris doctor
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The University of Hong Kong

The MSc (ECom&IComp) is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary programme designed for business executives, policy and decision makers, managers and information technologi ... [+]

Programme Mission

The MSc (ECom&IComp) is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary programme designed for business executives, policy and decision makers, managers and information technologists, to equip them with the latest knowledge about technology development and business opportunities in electronic commerce on the Internet. The curriculum is aimed to stimulate critical thinking in our students for them to understand, select and manage a fundamental spectrum of business technologies without losing sight of the goal of business and its traditional strengths.

The programme tries to provide an integration of technology with businesses and consists of courses falling into two major and related disciplines: electronic commerce courses and Internet computing courses. Students are encouraged to take courses in both disciplines, provided they have the necessary pre-requisite knowledge for the particular course.... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
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Loughborough University

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, ... [+]

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Loughborough
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Full-time
1 year
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Khalifa University of Science and Technology

The degree of Master of Science in Computing and Information Science (M.Sc. in CIS) is awarded for successfully completing the requirements of a program of study, which i ... [+]

About

SCHOLARSHIP

Khalifa University of Science and Technology offers Graduate Research / Teaching Assistant (GRTA) scholarships to support qualified international students enrolled in graduate programs.

The scholarship provides generous remuneration and benefits that include:

Full coverage of tuition fees. Medical insurance coverage for students under the Khalifa University visa. Support to attend international research conferences. The indicative monthly stipend for GRTA Scholarship is as follows (subject to change):

Application Opening!

We will start taking applications starting November 1st, 2018 for the next intake in September 1st, 2019.

The degree of Master of Science in Computing and Information Science (M.Sc. in CIS) is awarded for successfully completing the requirements of a program of study, which includes taught courses as well as a research-based thesis. The thesis is an independent investigation of specialized areas within the general field of Computing and Information Science. The M.Sc. in CIS gives candidates the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in the broad field of CIS and contribute to the process of discovery and knowledge creation through the conduct of original research. Candidates for this degree are taught and supervised by experienced faculty and are expected to demonstrate initiative in their approach and innovation in their work. In addition to successfully completing the taught course component of the program, candidates prepare and present a thesis on their chosen area. Research may be undertaken in several topics corresponding to the areas of focus identified by the University.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

The MSc Social Computing program addresses the market demand, providing specific training for understanding, managing, developing, implementing and commercializing intera ... [+]

Overview

The internet revolution has generated a social interactive environment that creates new business opportunities for enterprises. Many international software development enterprises such as IBM, HP, Microsoft, Google and SAS have their own social computing/media development teams. Other IT enterprises, such as Apple, Oracle, CISCO and Nokia own products with social computing functions. Similarly, many national and international companies successfully turn significant profits through social network sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Twitter, Google, Myspace, Amazon, Sina Weibo, TaoBao, RenRen and QQ.

The MSc Social Computing programme addresses market demand by providing you with training for understanding, managing, developing, implementing and commercialising interactive social media on the internet. It will train you for advanced technical or managerial roles in new interdisciplinary areas of social informatics and internet computing.... [-]

China Suzhou
September 2019
Full-time
18 months
Campus
New Jersey Institute of Technology

The MS in Computing and Business teaches concepts in computer science and business to function effectively in designing, building, enhancing, and maintaining software sys ... [+]

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 ... [-]
USA Newark
September 2019
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RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University

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 wo ... [+]

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 ... [-]
Germany Aachen
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Full-time
2 years
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USI Università della Svizzera italiana

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

Switzerland Lugano
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Full-time
4 semesters
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University of Bayreuth

The University of Bayreuth will be offering a new elite programme of study starting in Summer Semester 2019: Scientific Computing is one of only two new programmes of stu ... [+]

About

The University of Bayreuth will be offering a new elite programme of study starting in Summer Semester 2019: Scientific Computing is one of only two new programmes of study to receive Bavarian funding in the scope of the Elite Network of Bavaria. The field of scientific computing addresses the mathematical modeling and efficient numerical computation of complex problems from technology, economics, and the natural sciences. Today's product research and development would be unthinkable without numerical simulations using computers. Specific applications of scientific computing range from crash tests to electromagnetic compatibility, optimization of fuel cells, calculating prices of financial derivatives, and the simulation of biological processes. This new international degree programme in mathematics will enable the University of Bayreuth to prepare highly talented students for future challenges in the field of numerical simulation.... [-]

Germany Bayreuth
October 2019
4 semesters
Campus
Cranfield University

This specialist option of the MSc Computational and Software Techniques in Engineering offers a unique insight into the development of computer applications across a wide ... [+]

About

With the advent of ever more sophisticated and powerful computer environments, the techniques needed to develop and produce the software to run on these systems are themselves becoming increasingly complex.

This specialist option of the MSc Computational and Software Techniques in Engineering offers a unique insight into the development of computer applications across a wide spectrum of modern computing environments, from multi-core CPUs to specialist GPUs to Cloud Computing, all of which are relevant to the IT industry today.

Who is it for?

If you intend to make a career in software development, whether it is in the data centre, on the desktop or in the rapidly expanding mobile application space, you need to have a strong basis in software engineering. This course is unique in that it combines software engineering with high-performance computing, giving you the tools and techniques that employers are looking for and an advantage in the job market.... [-]

United Kingdom Cranfield
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
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Cardiff University

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Cardiff
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
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Polytechnic of Leiria

The aim of the Master in Computer Engineering – Mobile Computing (MEI-CM) is to confer a professional specialization with great emphasis on mobile computing and associate ... [+]

Master in Computer Engineering – Mobile Computing

The aim of the MSc in Computer Engineering – Mobile Computing (MEI-CM) is to confer a professional specialization with great emphasis on mobile computing and associated technologies, allowing a series of studies to the holders of a degree in Computer Engineering, and related courses, including the possibility of expertise to professionals in the labor market. To achieve this, a project-based learning approach is used. The implementation of team projects promotes the planning and organization of work, the research, and acquisition of the necessary knowledge as well as the development of autonomy, initiative, critical analysis and evaluation of solutions.... [-]

Portugal Leiria
October 2019
Full-time
24 months
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University of St Andrews

The MSc in Computing and Information Technology develops students' critical understanding of the issues associated with using computing systems and their impact on busine ... [+]

The MSc in Computing and Information Technology develops students' critical understanding of the issues associated with using computing systems and their impact on business processes and project management. It also gives students without prior programming experience the opportunity to gain programming skills in a modern software development environment.

The MSc in Computing and Information Technology is a one-year taught programme run by the School of Computer Science. The course consists of two semesters of taught components followed by an 11-week project leading to the submission of a 15,000-word dissertation in August.

Highlights The course is designed to be flexible to allow students the freedom to pursue their own interests within computer science. The course introduces students to programming skills in a modern software development environment. Students undertake a significant project, including a wide-ranging investigation, leading to their dissertation, which enables them to consolidate and extend their specialist knowledge and critical thinking. Students have 24-hour access to modern computing laboratories, provisioned with dual-screen PC workstations and group-working facilities. ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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Cardiff Metropolitan University

The course aims to provide high quality and professionally relevant postgraduate programme, developing in students a critical appreciation of the creation and use of comp ... [+]

Course Overview

The course aims to provide high quality and professionally relevant postgraduate programme, developing in students a critical appreciation of the creation and use of computer-based systems.

Graduates will be equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to develop high-quality systems and to manage all aspects of their production and maintenance, thus enabling a student to enhance their existing skills in anticipation of meeting the increasing commercial demand for advanced computing graduates.

Learning & Teaching Lectures

Lectures are a major part of the teaching strategy for the programme. Lectures are an effective way of delivering core material and establishing a framework for a module against which other material can be set.... [-]

United Kingdom Cardiff
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Duquesne University

Our graduates apply mathematics, statistics and computer science to real-world problems. ... [+]

Our graduates apply mathematics, statistics and computer science to real-world problems.

Prepare yourself for a high-demand career in computational sciences with a Masters in Computational Mathematics from Duquesne.

Our interdisciplinary program gives you:

Full and part-time enrollment options. Curriculum taught by experts in mathematics, statistics and computer science. Learning opportunities through our "Great Problems" approach, which increases your understanding of theory, strengthen problem-solving abilities and skills to create complex mathematical models. A high level of proficiency with programming languages, mathematical and statistical software, and other comp... [-]
USA Pittsburgh
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
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