Computer Science, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    12100
    Tuition (Year)
    8000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

During this programme, students study, employ and reflect on the principles underpinning computer science. The programme is designed for individuals wishing to pursue careers as computer science professionals.

From organisational culture and human-computer interaction to web services and distributed computing on virtualised and cloud based systems, this programme leads students to reflect on the choice of methods and tools. It will provide practical experience in the analysis and understanding of problems, systems and structures through the study of realistic case studies. The student will be equipped to deal with the intense demands of modern software development, critically evaluate and employ appropriate concepts and principles to build solutions of commercial, industrial or research value.

Students may choose options focusing on cyber security and forensics, data warehousing and business intelligence or user-centered web engineering and software engineering management.

Through our short course centre opportunity may also be provided to study for the following professional qualifications: Microsoft Technology Associate Exams; Certified Professional Java SE Programmer; Java Certified Associate; Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)

Career options

Graduates from this programme are equipped for employment in industry, commerce or education with a proficiency in the key theoretical and practical areas in computer science, including their application to modern software systems development

Accreditation

This programme is accredited by the British Computer Society BCS. On successful graduation from this degree, the student will have fulfilled the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP) and partially fulfilled the education requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng) or Chartered Scientist (CSci).

For a full Chartered status there are additional requirements, including work experience. Please contact the BCS for further information.

Programme Structure

Full time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • PG Project (SST) (60 credits)
  • Systems Development Management and Governance (15 credits)
  • Enterprise Software Engineering Development (15 credits)
  • Enterprise Patterns and Frameworks (15 credits)
  • Programming Enterprise Components (15 credits)
  • Clouds, Grids and Virtualisation (15 credits)
  • MSc Induction
  • English Language Support Course (for Postgraduate Students in the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

  • Mobile Application Development (15 credits)
  • User Centred Web Engineering (15 credits)
  • Big Data (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Audit and Security (15 credits)
  • Data Warehousing (15 credits)
  • Enterprise Web Programming (15 credits)
  • Computer Crime and Forensics (15 credits)
  • Business Intelligence and Data Mining (15 credits)
  • Enterprise Systems Integration (15 credits)

Part time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Systems Development Management and Governance (15 credits)
  • Programming Enterprise Components (15 credits)
  • MSc Induction
  • English Language Support Course (for Postgraduate Students in the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Enterprise Software Engineering Development (15 credits)
  • Enterprise Patterns and Frameworks (15 credits)
  • Clouds, Grids and Virtualisation (15 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • PG Project (SST) (60 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

  • Enterprise Software Engineering Development (15 credits)
  • Enterprise Patterns and Frameworks (15 credits)
  • Clouds, Grids and Virtualisation (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

  • Mobile Application Development (15 credits)
  • Data Warehousing (15 credits)
  • User Centred Web Engineering (15 credits)
  • Big Data (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Audit and Security (15 credits)
  • Enterprise Web Programming (15 credits)
  • Computer Crime and Forensics (15 credits)
  • Business Intelligence and Data Mining (15 credits)
  • Enterprise Systems Integration (15 credits)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

Applicants should have:

A good first degree in computing or computing science

OR a suitable numerate subject (such as mathematics, physics, engineering, information systems or multimedia) that includes software development experience.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 12100 International
  • GBP 8000 EU/EEA

Funding

List of bursaries and scholarships

  • Access Scholarship
  • Alumni Progression Bursary
  • Aspire@Greenwich Scheme for learning resources
  • Care Leavers' Bursary
  • David Fussey Choral Exhibition Bursary
  • First Class Honours Bursary
  • Gravesend Rugby Football Bursary
  • Greenwich Hospital Bursary
  • Royal Navy and Royal Marines Bursary
  • Gurkha Personnel Bursary
  • Harry Persaud Scholarship
  • High Achievement Scholarship
  • John McWilliam bursary
  • Minerva Scholarship
  • National Scholarship Programme
  • Nationality Scholarship
  • People's Republic of China Scholarship
  • The Robert Holman Bursary
  • Sir William Boreman's Foundation Bursary

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