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  • Qualification

    Master of Science - MSci

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This integrated master's degree is ideal if you are interested in how software technologies are built and work. You’ll learn about programming languages, coding and solving computational problems. An optional work placement, master’s level study and professional accreditation all boost your employability.This course is suited for those looking for a rewarding career in a diverse and rapidly changing environment, from the highly technical to the business-drive, in roles that are both creative and highly valued. It is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and fully meets the further learning academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional.City's MSci (Hons) Computer Science degree covers core foundational skills such as programming, progressing to cover a range of computing topics with a focus on professional application, while maintaining a strong theoretical underpinning.- You’ll become proficient in computing, coding, programming and problem-solving, as well as developing management and communication skills.- Develop systematic knowledge of computer science, with a focus on how software and programming can be used to solve real-world problems- Boost your professional credibility, employability and earning potential with a degree that satisfies the academic requirements for CEng status- Learn to code creatively and use programming languages accurately- Study in City’s computing labs, which include the latest hardware and software, such as state-of-art NVidia GPUs- Gain practical work experience with an optional one-year work placement- Study at master’s level in your fourth year, learning alongside our internationally renowned researchers at the cutting edge of the subject- Get three years of professional experience with our innovative Professional Pathway Scheme, combining paid employment and study.The School has its own dedicated placements team with over 20 years of experience in providing on-hand placement and internship support as well as guidance for students throughout their studies. Placements are highly encouraged at City. Students that complete a placement year benefit from gaining professional experience working on real-life projects and are also more likely to achieve higher grades, secure a graduate-level job and earn a higher salary. In recent years students from our computer science courses have been able to obtain placements at leading companies within their chosen field such as IBM, PlayStation, Disney, Microsoft and Goldman Sachs.City's unique location provides excellent work experience opportunities at nearby Tech City. Careers include programming and software development, research-based careers in the IT industry and higher degrees, such as a PhD. Recent Computer Science graduates have joined employers such as Accenture, Blackrock, Feral Interactive, Hamilton-Brown Business Graphics, Imaginations Technology, QA Consulting, Sky and Unruly Group.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,210per year

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University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 113 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    124 56%

    66th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    66th

    39
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    103rd

    31

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