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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our Computer Science MSci course, based in the heart of a connected London, is a four-year degree which combines undergraduate study with a master’s course. In the first two years you will study a broad range of subjects within computer science which you will then be able to refine to your interests in years three and four. After completing this course, you will be recognised with a master’s degree which is most suited to those considering an advanced career in research or industry.

Key benefits

  • 6th in the UK for Computer Science (QS World Rankings by subject 2020).
  • Research lies at the heart of our department - 92% of research outputs ranked as world leading or internationally excellent in Computer Science (REF 2014).
  • You'll be taught by leading academics.
  • Accredited by the BCS – the Chartered Institute for IT.

Our Computer Science MSci will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the field of computer-based information systems in order to prepare you for a career in this area. Our course gives you access not only to academics who are renowned in their field but current students who are researching and developing cutting-edge technology to advance the industry. In the first two years, you will study areas such as programming, computer systems, databases, artificial intelligence, software engineering and logic. In the third and fourth year, you will undertake an individual project which involves implementing a sophisticated piece of software based on your particular interests. King's Careers & Employability Centre and the Department of Informatics run a careers programme for Informatics students, which includes skills sessions and visits from top employers.

Employability

Our graduates go on to successful careers in a wide range of organisations including banking, finance, management, and the major software houses, where they work mainly on analysis, design, implementation and maintenance of software applications and systems. Alternatively, many of our graduates choose further study.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 28,050per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : A*AA

Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels. Must contain at least one of Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Computer Science or Computing. Additionally, GCSE (or equivalent) grade B or 6 in Mathematics.

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University information

King's College London, University of London

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    King's College London, University of London, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 110 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    182 76%

    13th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    23rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    76th

    10

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