University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Computer Science

The programme is designed for individuals wishing to pursue careers as computer science professionals. From organisational culture and human-computer interaction to web services and distributed computing on virtualised and cloud based systems, this programme leads students to reflect on the choice of methods and tools. It will provide practical experience in the analysis and understanding of problems, systems and structures through the study of realistic case studies. The student will be equipped to deal with the intense demands of modern software development, critically evaluate and employ appropriate concepts and principles to build solutions of commercial, industrial or research value.

Entry requirements

A first degree in computing or computing science, or a suitable numerate subject (such as mathematics, physics, engineering, information systems or multimedia) that includes software development experience.

Course modules

Modules include: Project and dissertation; clouds, grids and virtualisation; enterprise patterns and frameworks; information, methods and culture; interaction design; network architecture and services; enterprise web programming; one option chosen from: data warehousing; cyber security; user centred web engineering; business intelligence; computer crime and forensics; software engineering management.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through examinations, coursework and a project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,200 per Whole course (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 11,350 per Whole course (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 7,200 per Whole course (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Greenwich Maritime Campus Greenwich SE10 9LS South East

Key information

Enquiry Unit
Telephone number: 
020 8331 9000