University of Kent

University of Kent

Computer Science Conversion

This programme is a conversion that prepares graduates from any discipline for a career in computing, or a career involving the application of computing within their original professional field. Our students come from a wide variety of backgrounds including natural sciences, engineering, arts, humanities and social sciences. No prior knowledge of computer science is required.

Entry requirements

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

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 £ 5,250 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,890 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,625 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 7,690 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