University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Advanced Computer Science

Studying a Masters in Advance Computer Science at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, you'll be learning at a 5-star QS-rated university?. Computer science supports the build, development and use of computer systems and systems development is of great importance in many areas of modern life. There's a growing need across the world for skilled, advanced computer science professionals. Our MSc? ?in Computer Science degree offers you the opportunity to take a programme of advanced study through a flexible structure.

Entry requirements

MSc: Minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent in computer science or a closely related discipline significant programming experience, preferably in Java or another object-oriented language, is a requirement. Other disciplines who have significant programming experience should contact us to discuss applying for this course. You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5). Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: Minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent in computer science or a closely related discipline significant programming experience, preferably in Java or another object-oriented language, is a requirement. Other disciplines who have significant programming experience should contact us to discuss applying for this course. You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5).

Course modules

MSc: Compulsory modules: Personal study; research methods; dissertation. Optional modules: Software architecture and design; designing usable systems; distribute information systems; mobile software and applications; distributed information systems; information systems architecture; computer security; information retrieval and access; business analytics; computer security; designing usable systems; distributed information systems; embedded systems; mobile software and applications.Diploma and MSc students follow the same taught courses for the first two semesters. MSc students also undertake an individual research dissertation on an approved topic. Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: Compulsory modules: Personal study; research methods; dissertation. Optional modules: Software architecture and design; designing usable systems; distribute information systems; mobile software and applications; distributed information systems; information systems architecture; computer security; information retrieval and access; business analytics; computer security; designing usable systems; distributed information systems; embedded systems; mobile software and applications. Diploma and MSc students follow the same taught courses for the first two semesters. MSc students also undertake an individual research dissertation on an approved topic.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 17,350 per Year 1 (International) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 8,100 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 12 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 8,100 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 12 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 17,350 per Year 1 (International) 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde G1 1XQ Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions - Faculty of Science
Telephone number: 
01415483623