Advanced Computer Science MSc

Loughborough University

Key Information

Course duration: 2 years

Mode of study: Part time

Qualification: MSc - Master of Science

Subject Ranking

Computer Science

  • Research Quality
    Research Quality

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    2.51 / 4.00
  • Research Intensity
    Research Intensity

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    0.91 / 1.00

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The Course


Our Advanced Computer Science MSc programme has been developed with input from UK and international organisations to equip students with the cutting-edge practical skills sought by employers.

The fast-paced field of computer science - and the needs of industries and organisations that are driven by technological development - creates a demand for highly-skilled individuals possessing the advanced skills and knowledge with which our MSc programme is designed to equip you.

Developed with input from UK and international organisations, ensuring commericial relevance, and drawing on the Department's research strengths, the Advanced Computer Science MSc will appeal to students seeking to build on a first degree in Computer Science (or a comparable discipline involving programming and networking).

Wide-ranging modules, reflecting the expertise of our academic staff, will enable you to develop your professional skills and specialise in such areas as image processing, multimedia, artificial intelligence, robotics, and theoretical computer science.

As a student of the Department of Computer Science, you will have 24-hour exclusive access to computer labs, including a designated MSc laboratory, supported by a team of systems specialists. Based in the £5 million refurbished Haslegrave Building, your studies will benefit from specialist labs for hardware and robotics work and the latest state-of-the-art equipment, including a Virtual Reality system.

Our strong links with industry put us at the forefront of technological development and provide excellent employment opportunities for students. Our research not only informs the curriculum, but also provides opportunities to work on collaborative projects with industry partners.

The Quality Assurance Agency has given the Department the highest available commendation for the standard of its teaching provision.

What makes this programme different?

- Developed with input from UK and international organisations
- Become a specialist in a range of fascinating topics
- Opportunities to work on collaborative projects with industry partners
- Based in the £5 million refurbished Haslegrave Building

Start Dates

  • September 2019 at Loughborough University

Loughborough University

University League Table Ranking: 7th

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