Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Computer Science

This course offers the chance to study a number of topics in the computer science area, including: principles of system design; software engineering; enterprise computing; computing architecture; and applications of artificial intelligence; students also have the opportunity to undertake an individual project based on subjects that interest them as well as research at the university or their industrial experience if they do a placement.

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a computer science or computing related subject which includes development of programming skills in Java, C++ or similar; applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications are also considered; International students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing) or TOEFL iBT 83 (with minimum reading:18, listening:17, speaking: 20, writing: 17). Other English language qualifications may be taken into consideration.

Course modules

Modules include: Computing systems; applied artificial intelligence; enterprise computing; advanced software engineering; systems analysis and design; research methods; major project.

Assessment methods

There is 1 formal written examination and the remaining assessments are by coursework; coursework assessment can take a number of forms such as technical reports, practical demonstrations and presentations; the project modules are assessed by dissertations and viva voce examination.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,510 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,760 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus Nottingham NG11 8NS East Midlands

Key information

Science and Technology Admissions
Telephone number: 
0115 848 8351