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  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our comprehensive Computer Science MSci degree programme enables you to gain a systematic grounding in the theoretical underpinning of the discipline whilst also allowing you to delve into specialist areas of your interest.At the University of Birmingham we recognise that today’s computer scientists are in high demand and have a range of expertise. We also know that at this point in time it is essential that the course you choose meets your future career aspirations. That’s why our MSci Computer Science degree offers a balance of general computer science with practical software engineering and the opportunity to tailor your degree to suit your interests so that you leave us prepared for a career in industry or research.The transition to University level learning can be difficult and that is why in your first year we ensure you study the key components of computer science to ensure you have a solid understanding of the subject.We are committed to ensuring you develop key skills needed to boost your future prospects. That’s why in your second year you will be taught professional software engineering techniques and work in a team on a large project to produce software. You will also learn new styles of programming in Java, a language widely used in business and industry, and the C programming language.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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24,600per year

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A level : A*AA

A level Mathematics grade A required. If you are taking any reformed science A levels, which include Biology, Chemistry and Physics taught from 2015, you must pass the practical element. General Studies or or Critical Thinking not accepted.

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

The University of Birmingham is a founding member of the elite Russell Group of UK universities.
Based in the second largest city in the UK, Birmingham offers an outstanding international student experience.
The university has a vibrant international student community and is home to over 10,000 international students from approximately 150 countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 113 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    171 77%

    14th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98.0 98%

    3rd

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    68th

    21

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