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MSc Advanced Computer Science

University of Manchester

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Course description

With our Advanced Computer Science MSc you will have the flexibility to tailor your learning and pursue the topics that interest you most. You have the opportunity to choose three from around nine themes, each of which combines around two related course units that build on top of each other.

Certain combinations are integrated into specialised pathways , including advanced web technologies, artificial intelligence, computer security, data and knowledge management, digital biology, and software engineering.

Computational thinking is becoming increasingly pervasive and is informing our understanding of phenomena across a range of areas; from engineering and physical sciences, to business and society. With the Advanced Computer Science MSc you will learn from world-leading academic staff to amplify your skills ahead of a successful career in either industry or academia.


You will progress down your own chosen pathway, taking advantage of the flexibility of units on offer.

You will boost your employability across nearly all areas of business and society, with the technical skills you acquire being in great demand.

Teaching and learning

You can choose from a broad range of units, including core computer science topics and Digital Biology and Health Informatics.

Coursework and assessment

You will learn through a mix of lectures and seminars, and supported by practical exercises. These skills are augmented through an MSc project, enabling you to put into practice the techniques you have been taught throughout the course.

Career opportunities

You will join the many Advanced Computer Science MSc graduates who have gone on to secure promising employment opportunities across nearly all areas of business and society. Whether in finance, films and games, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, consumer products, public services and more, you will find your MSc award opens doors.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 26,500per year

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

University information

University of Manchester

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  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 110 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    210 88%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%



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