University of Hull

University of Hull

Advanced Computer Science

Students on this course learn specialist computer science techniques and fundamental theories, and also have the opportunity to put this knowledge into practice by developing applications and working with real software. The course covers a range of topics, including real time graphics and computational science, and you can choose from options including artificial intelligence, robotics and visualisation built upon a solid foundation of good programming skills.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 Honours degree in computing or equivalent, or demonstrable suitable computer programming experience; competence in English is required for international students. For example: IELTS with 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each skill; previous study in English is accepted; candidates that do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University of Hull prior to entering the programme.

Course modules

Core modules: C++ programming and design; real time graphics; advanced computational science; development project. Optional modules: game development architecture; simulation and concurrency; visualization; advanced rendering and artificial intelligence for games; trustworthy computing; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Practical coursework is the main form of assessment, and you will design, build and test software solutions to a variety of problems. Written coursework is used to complement this. The largest assessment is the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,200 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hull Campus Hull HU6 7RX Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01482 466850