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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    21-SEP-21

  • Duration

    16 months

Course summary

About the course

This online or blended learning programme is for students who wish to fit in study with other commitments and not to have to attend the University for timetabled classes or examinations.

MSc Computer Science has an emphasis on software development, in particular when applied to solving problems in other disciplines.

Depending on the modules chosen, it can lead to a career in areas such as systems development, IT management, or deploying advanced applications in specific disciplines. A wide variety of optional modules are available with this course, allowing you to steer your degree into a direction that suits you and your career.

Why choose this course?

Gain a master's degree in one year full-time or at a pace that suits you through online study
Choose from two different routes depending on your qualifications: an advanced programme for Computer Science graduates with a range of specialist degree titles and modules - or a route for other graduates that combines foundation modules in software development with options from these advanced modules.
Flexible online learning allows you to fit study around your other commitments, without travel and accommodation costs.
Gain an internationally-recognised master's degree from the UK's University of Hertfordshire.
Benefit from the same academic standards and quality control procedures as our equivalent on campus course
We have an excellent track record in research, with half of our outputs rated at world-leading or internationally excellent in REF 2014, the most recent national assessment.

Careers

Our online masters programme is designed to give graduates the up-to-date skills and knowledge sought after by employers, whether in business, industry, government or research.

These courses will prepare you for a career in many areas including research, IT or software development. If your first degree was not in computer science, it will enable you to apply advanced computing techniques to your original discipline or to change career direction into the IT industry.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 9,080overall cost

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 Hertfordshire

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, England

Choose from over 300 degrees, all created with a specific industry in mind to help students achieve their career goals.
The university has a global network of support to assist international students at every stage of their university experience.
Study with over 4,000 International students on an eco-friendly campus at one of the safest university locations in the east of England.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    79th out of 110 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    104 44%

    96th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    62nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    87th

    19

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