Postgraduate - taught prospectus

Computer Science, MSc

Advance your career in computer science with this Master’s in Computer Science. Choose from a range of options, including cyber security, forensics, business intelligence and software engineering.

Why study this at Greenwich?

  • This course will provide you with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge to pursue a career within the expanding field of Computer Science.
  • You will have the opportunity to specialise in one of two exciting pathways: Data Science or Network Engineering.
  • This course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, up to and including the 2019 intake for Partial CITP and Partial CEng (Further Learning). Re-accreditation is pending output of the recent accreditation visit. This programme currently partially meets the Breadth of Knowledge requirement towards registration as a Chartered IT Professional and partially meets the academic requirement towards Chartered Engineering status.

Department

Computing & Information Systems

Location

Attendance

  • 1 years full-time
  • 2 years part-time

Professional recognition

This programme is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). On successful graduation from this degree, the student will have fulfilled the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP) and partially fulfilled the education requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng) or Chartered Scientist (CSci). 

For a full Chartered status there are additional requirements, including work experience. Please contact the BCS for further information. The programme also has accreditation from the European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education (EQANIE).

On this MSc Computer Science course, you will study, employ and reflect on the principles that underpin modern computer science. You can choose from a range of interesting options including machine learning, data science, cyber security and forensics, wireless and mobile technologies.

You will gain practical experience in the analysis and understanding of problems, systems and structures through case studies. As a result, you'll be equipped to deal with the intense demands of modern computer science and to respond with solutions that meet the needs of commerce, industry, or research.

What you will study

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Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

A good 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.

For applicants without English as their first language, an IELTS score of 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each component (or equivalent) will also be required.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable, rewarding, and free of unnecessary stress. Planning your finances before you come to university can help to reduce financial concerns. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Fees information International fees

Funding your study

There is a range of financial support options available to support your studies, including the Aspire@Greenwich award for study resources that many full-time students will receive.

Discover more about grants, student loans, bursaries and scholarships. We also provide advice and support on budgeting, money management and financial hardship.

Financial support

Additional information

Assessment

Students are assessed through examinations, coursework and a project.

Careers

Graduates from this programme are equipped for employment in industry, commerce or education with a proficiency in the key theoretical and practical areas in computer science, including their application to modern software systems development.

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