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Computer Science (including Professional Practice) MSc

Aston University, Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Aston University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    22 months

Course summary

This course has been developed specifically for those who haven't studied Computer Science at undergraduate level, and also features the opportunity to undertake a professional placement in its second year.

Professional Practice

The difference between this course and the MSc Computer Science course is that this one features a professional placement.

Taking the Professional Practice route allows you to extend the duration of your Masters to 22 months and gain valuable working experience to support your career aspirations. The placement commences after completion of your MSc dissertation and can be paid work. study abroad exchanges or unpaid research projects or even a mix of these options. You will return to Aston the following May for an intensive period on campus to draw all your learning together and finalise the assessments.

Career prospects

There is a widespread skills shortage in this field, and our course has been designed specifically to develop the next generation of computing professionals, capable of going on to build long and successful careers in computer science.

Recent graduates on similar programmes have joined a wide range of exciting companies including Cap Gemini, Microsoft, KPMG, IBM and Ford.

International students

Aston University is a diverse, close community and welcomes international students on many of our postgraduate programmes. Students from over 120 different countries chose to study with us every year and Aston is not only a great place to study, based in the centre of Birmingham it’s also a great place to live.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 22,350per year

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

University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    43rd

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 110 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    130 54%

    54th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    60th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    57th

    12

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