Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Computer Science

The course provides students with the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge and skills in a range of advanced topics in computer science; a central theme of the course is the development of mobile and distributed systems for innovative applications; the course is designed for graduates in computer science or related areas, who wish to broaden and deepen their knowledge and learn about developments at the forefront of the subject; it provides a robust grounding in key principles and tools, together with a strong focus on industrial applications, and provides a foundation for either further research or a career applying leading-edge technology in industry.

Entry requirements

Normally at least 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in appropriate discipline; applications also considered without standard entry qualifications if evidence provided of necessary knowledge and skills to complete course successfully.

Course modules

Modules include: professional skills and research methods; advanced software engineering; network technology; web science; technology entrepreneurship; service architecture; mobile software development; data systems integration.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a combination of coursework, examinations, presentations, practical assignments, vivas, online activities and project work; assessment methods vary according to the particular knowledge skills being assessed.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Credit (EU) 29 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Credit (England) 29 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 29 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Credit (Scotland) 29 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Credit (Wales) 29 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 675 per Credit (EU) 29 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 675 per Credit (England) 29 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 675 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 29 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 675 per Credit (Scotland) 29 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 675 per Credit (Wales) 29 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campuses Birmingham B4 7XG West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0121 331 5595