|Study location||United Kingdom, Southampton (Highfield campus)|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
in computer science, software engineering or a closely related subject such as mathematics, physics, or electronics/electrical engineering.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each band)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
This one year MSc Computer Science degree allows you to choose modules from our more specialist programmes including artificial intelligence, cyber security, signal processing, software engineering, and web science and technology and will provide the opportunity to deepen your understanding of one or more of these areas.
This umbrella programme allows you to choose modules from our more specialist programmes in Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Signal Processing, Software Engineering, and Web Science and Technology. In semester one, you can cover the foundations of a number of these specialist areas, and for your other taught subjects you can choose specialist modules to deepen your understanding of one or more of these areas.
Your programme leader and personal tutor will help you to make an appropriate selection based on your background and interests.
You will be assigned a project supervisor and project area or topic to work on. Before the start of the project you will learn about appropriate research methods and prepare an extended project brief and review of the relevant literature. In the summer, following your second semester examinations, you will undertake the main work of the project, which you write up as an extended report or dissertation of up to 15,000 words or 60 pages.
Computer Science students from Southampton mainly go on to work in the software industry, often as developers, but also as consultants, project managers, testing and support, or technical specialists.
These roles support a variety of sectors including: – banking and finance – consumer electronics – defence, engineering – entertainment – insurance – power generation – telecommunications – television
As well as larger multinationals, many students also go on to work for small to medium enterprises (SMEs), including start-ups.