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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    City Centre Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Designed to meet the needs of industry, 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 computer science skills in areas such as application design, computer network security, system development, big data, and cloud computing.You will also have the opportunity to explore computational intelligence, object-oriented design, artificial intelligence, wireless computer network technology, network security, and system development.

Studying for a Master’s degree in computer science, you will be taught in Northumbria’s brand new, purpose-built computing facility on our Newcastle City Centre campus, with access to industry standard equipment and technology.

This course is accredited by BCS, (the Chartered Institute for IT) on behalf of the Engineering Council, for the purpose of meeting all of the academic requirements for an incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirements for a Chartered Engineer.

This course is also accredited by the Chartered Institute for IT for the purposes of fully meeting the further learning academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional.

Your Future

This course will further enhance your already established skills in computer science, providing you with an advanced qualification that will be highly regarded by employers.

Graduates will be equipped with the latest skills to excel in a variety of careers in the IT industry, such as software engineering, network design and management, artificial intelligence or IT consultancy.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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Northumbria University, Newcastle

  • University League Table

    50th

  • Campus address

    Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 8ST, England

Students from around the world come to Northumbria for its reputation in law, design, engineering, business and architecture, amongst others.
Northumbria has an international community of students from over 130 countries, and decades of experience in welcoming students to the city of Newcastle.
Northumbria is one of the leading new universities in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    72nd out of 111 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    147 62%

    37th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    94th

    16
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    25th

    67

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