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MScComputer Science

Coventry University
United Kingdom, Coventry / London
Tuition fee £14,311 per year
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The MSc in Computer Science will be of particular relevance to
graduates who have a first degree in computer science and now wish to
extend their capability. We are committed to the advancement of
computer science and its related fields. Research in the Faculty
includes Pervasive Computing, Distributed Computing and Applications;
Innovative Applications for Interactive Worlds Serious Games and
Virtual Worlds.

Our research activities are strengthened by collaborations both
within the University and externally with prestigious institutions
such as the Serious Games Institute. These links provide a close
interface between high-level applied academic research and leading
edge technology companies in the fields associated with computing.

The MSc in Computer Science programme curriculum consists of core
topics and a substantial MSc project.  Successful completion of both
parts leads to an award of MSc in Computer Science. Completion of the
taught modules without a project leads to an award of a Post Graduate

The mandatory topics are as follows:

  • Advanced Programming
  • Computer Architectures and Principles
  • Internet Systems Development
  • Real-time and Embedded Systems
  • Software Engineering Design

Plus a single academic 15 credit topic is studied, for example,
Database Systems

The MSc Project

The Master of Computer Science postgraduate programme includes the
completion an individual project.  Guided by an expert tutor, the MSc
project serves to provide a method of applying previous learning
whilst further developing the skills necessary to carry out research
and facilitate the acquisition of valuable professional experience
integral to that of a computer science professional.

Career opportunities

Careers open to you upon completion of this masters degree include:

  • Software architect
  • Software Consultant
  • Software designer
  • Systems analyst

Opportunities also exist to complete a PhD research degree upon
completion of the master’s course:

Visit Coventry University Research site for more
information.  Or the Cogent Computing research group site.  

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020
Apply now! Spring semester 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Feb 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States