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Full-time | City Centre Campus | 1 year | SEP-19
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  • Full-time | City Centre Campus | 16 months | SEP-19, JAN-20

Key information

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  • University Ranking


  • Subject Ranking


    2 (Computer Science)
  • Research Quality

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    / 4.00
  • Research Intensity

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    / 1.00
  • Qualification

    Master of Science

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Course Summary

MSc Advanced Computer Science will help you to build on your computing experience and develop cutting-edge IT skills. You will develop an in-depth understanding of the topics that are defining the industry today and will gain advanced technical skills in areas such as application design, computer network security, system development and big data and cloud computing. Throughout the duration of your course you will be immersed in a research-rich environment, with new and exciting insights into the discipline from our rapidly expanding computer science research groups.

The MSC Advanced Computer Science course will help you take your skills to an advanced level, enhancing your employment prospects and opening up new job opportunities. To further enhance your career we will support you in your own professional development through the integration of employability skills and use of regular feedback throughout all stages of your studies. We will work with you to develop your communication, time and resource management skills. You will leave equipped with the ability to critique your own work and learning experience as well as being able to demonstrate initiative and self-reliance.

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£6,990 per year

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There are no additional costs.

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About this University

Northumbria University is a research-rich and business-focused university with a reputation for academic excellence and impressive graduate prospects. It is based in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, which is regularly voted the best place in the UK for students.


City Centre Campus

Ellison Place

Newcastle upon Tyne