Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Computer Science

The course will equip you with professional and research skills and will explore the social, legal and ethical aspects of computer science. The option modules will allow you to develop key skills in the different branches of computer science such as programming, multimedia, web, games, Android and mobile application development etc.

Entry requirements

Applicants require at least a UK second class honours degree or equivalent in a related computing discipline. If you do not meet the above but have significant appropriate experience, your application will be considered, provided that you satisfy the University that you are capable of responding to the challenge of postgraduate work. If your first language is not English, you will need to demonstrate that you are fluent enough to cope with the course. A minimum score of IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (213 computer-based) is normally required.

Course modules

Modules include: Personal development and research methods; dissertation. Optional modules include: low-level game programming; advanced game programming concepts; computer graphics; object oriented software systems engineering; mobile applications and systems; mobile computer communications systems; network systems and technologies; interaction design; internet applications; forensic computing concepts; methods and issues of e-investigation; multimedia research; strategic planning and systems development; advanced computing investigation topics; enterprise applications; survey design and statistical data analysis; knowledge management; database design and development; media editing and multimedia applications; programming for web applications; web multimedia; game engine programming; low-level game programming; advanced game programming concepts; game industry software development practice; game artificial intelligence.

Sponsorship information

EPSRC.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Sandwich GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time GBP 12,000 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Sandwich GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Full-time GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Full-time GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning GBP 33 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning GBP 33 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning GBP 33 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning GBP 33 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich GBP 5,130 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning GBP 33 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Sandwich GBP 5,130 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time GBP 5,130 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Sandwich GBP 12,000 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Full-time GBP 5,130 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Sandwich September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Sandwich September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 33 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 33 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 33 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich January 2017 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 33 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich January 2017 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 33 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MSc Sandwich January 2017 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich January 2017 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Sandwich January 2017 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich January 2017 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stafford Campus) Stafford ST18 0AD West Midlands

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