Northumbria University

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Computer Science

**Are you excited by the impact of technology on our everyday lives and keen to forge a successful career in the field? From day one, you will be immersed in an exciting, innovative environment where you will develop broad knowledge and skills in the main areas of computing science which will be directly relatable to your future career.** You will take core modules covering areas of computing programming, databases, systems analysis and design, computer networks and web development. Designed in consultation with partners from industry, you will develop the most up-to-date computing knowledge, desired by employers across the industry. Accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT for the purposes of partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional. Do you already have an undergraduate degree in a computing-related subject? MSc Advanced Computer Science is the course you'll need to take your knowledge to the next level.

Entry requirements

MSc: Applicants should normally have: A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent. International qualifications: If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how your qualifications compare to the standard entry criteria, by selecting the country that you received the qualification in, from our country pages. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry English Language requirements: International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*). *The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications

Course modules

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk

Assessment methods

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MSc Full-time with advanced practice September 2019 - 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years
MSc Distance learning September 2019 - 3 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 16 Months
MSc Full-time with advanced practice September 2019 - 16 Months
MSc Full-time January 2020 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 - 2 Years
MSc Full-time with advanced practice January 2020 - 2 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 - 2 Years
MSc Distance learning January 2020 - 3 Years
MSc Full-time with advanced practice January 2020 - 16 Months
MSc Full-time January 2020 - 16 Months
MSc Full-time May 2020 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time May 2020 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus NE1 8ST North East
Northumbria University London Campus E1 7HT London

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Key information

Contact: 
Applicant Services
Telephone number: 
01914060901