University of Kent

University of Kent

Advanced Computer Science

This course appeals to computing graduates whose interests span more than one specialism and/or those seeking the freedom to explore a variety of advanced topics. Depending on the options chosen, this course can serve as a springboard for employment or research.

Entry requirements

A 1st, 2.1 or good 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in computing or a related subject.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced java for programmers or introduction to object-oriented programming; advanced object-oriented programming; project research; project and dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a mixture of written examinations and coursework, the relative weights of which vary according to the nature of the module. The final project is assessed by a dissertation, except for the MSc in IT Consultancy for which the practical consultancy work is assessed through a series of reports covering each of the projects undertaken.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,950 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,030 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,475 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 6,030 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

Key information

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01227 827272