Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

Computer Science

This intensive programme in computing provides a good grounding for working in the information technology industry. As well as gaining a broad knowledge of computing, you will acquire programming skills and have the opportunity to investigate certain areas of current research more deeply. The degree is designed for graduates who are new to computer science.

Entry requirements

MSc: Good degree, or equivalent, in a subject other than computer science, together with some aptitude for programming. Applicants without a degree-level qualification but with significant computing experience may also be considered. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.

Course modules

For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck's online prospectus.

Assessment methods

Coursework, including programming assignments, written examinations and a project. The Postgraduate Diploma and MSc are awarded on the basis of the same coursework and examinations. For the MSc, you have to pass the coursework and examinations, and also submit a satisfactory project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2018 14,850 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time October 2018 8,700 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time October 2018 7,425 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time October 2018 4,375 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
MSc Full-time October 2019 8,700 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time October 2019 14,850 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Part-time October 2019 7,425 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time October 2019 4,375 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus WC1E 7HX London

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Computer Science and Information Systems
Telephone number: 
02076316722