University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Advanced Computer Science

This course is for students who have found their undergraduate study stimulating but want to learn more and develop their independence before the next stage of their careers. This degree allows you to deepen your knowledge of computing through extensive, individually supervised project work. At the same time, you will broaden your knowledge by studying options taken from our advanced teaching.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.1 degree or an international equivalent in computer science or a closely related discipline and a solid foundation in programming are required. Knowledge of object-oriented programming will be a strong asset. Students who have not studied in English must pass a recognised English test.

Course modules

The core modules of the degree are: research skills; 1st semester mini-project; 2nd semester mini-project; Summer masters project.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships may be available to home and international students.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 19,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0121 414 5488