Computer science research has a significant and direct social impact making postgraduate study in this discipline an inspiring choice.
In today’s highly competitive global marketplace, our specialist degrees can set you apart from other candidates and equip you with the expert knowledge and technical skills that employers are looking for.
Many of our postgraduate programmes offer a 7-12-month professional placement year to help you gain a competitive edge in your degree. Not only will this hands-on experience build your confidence, it will help you to grow your professional networks, and give you the chance to apply your new skills in the real world.
You can use a postgraduate degree as a route to a PhD or the workforce, where you might meet our alumni working in software development, cybersecurity and programming across a range of industries.
Advanced Computer Science (MSc)
Our flagship programme is for computing graduates looking to differentiate themselves further through advanced mastery of the field.
Our wide range of optional research-led modules provide the freedom to create your own unique portfolio of skills and specialise in areas such as complex systems, visual computing, and data and knowledge engineering. Further develop your problem-solving skills by studying advanced programming languages and paradigms.
Take on an individual dissertation with the support of our academic experts, and graduate with a major research project to feature in your CV.
|MSc Advanced Computer Science|
|MSc Advanced Computer Science with a Professional Placement Year|
Cyber Security (MSc)
In an increasingly networked world, cyber risk is firmly at the top of global business agendas. The worldwide shortage of skilled cybersecurity practitioners places graduates who understand the technologies and practices that underpin secure systems in high demand.
Developed with input from a range of organisations, our cybersecurity course provides a mix of business context with core security, trust and privacy issues that challenge the IT sector.
Access our Cyber Security and Forensics Laboratory, where you can explore the key security threats facing today’s professionals through experiments with real attacks in real-world scenarios.
|MSc Cyber Security|
|MSc Cyber Security and Technology|
Artificial Intelligence (MSc)
Artificial intelligence (AI) is a hot topic in computer science and the wider society. It’s increasingly prevalent in our everyday lives, with uses in a variety of industries and state-of-the-art research fields such as fraud detection, forensic analysis and medical decision support.
Co-designed by leading researchers in the field, our brand new programme explores the ethical and social impacts of AI technologies and key topics that are driving technological developments and trends, including machine learning, automated reasoning and knowledge representation.
Study in a unique setting, informed by the most up-to-date research in the field, using real-world datasets and problems to harness critical judgement, intellectual integrity and highly-sought after practical skills.
|MSc Artificial Intelligence|