Swansea University

Swansea University

Advanced Computer Science (Safe and Secure Systems)

This course with specialism in safe and secure systems will provide student with key knowledge in the area of computer safety and information technology security. Students will learn different skills and knowledge in a range of application domains. Students will also strengthen their skills to build safe and secure systems, by taking modules from the broad range of options available, provided by internationally renowned research groups.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree (or above) in computer science or other relevant discipline. IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent English test.

Course modules

Modules typically include: information technology security; research methodology; project planning; software testing; embedded systems; modelling and verification techniques; logic for computer science; writing web and web service applications.

Assessment methods

Students will be assessed by a combination of written examinations, coursework and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 15,050 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,950 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

College of Science Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 295142