MSc Computer Science – develop practical and theoretical knowledge ready for a career in industry.

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University of Bath – Computer Science MSc – 1 year

Study our MSc Computer Science to develop a broad practical and theoretical knowledge of computer science, ready for a career in industry.

This course is designed to match the growing need for graduates who are trained in one discipline and also skilled in computer science. You’ll gain a strong foundation in programming, software development and contemporary techniques in the industry.

Along with programming experience, the course gives you a broad overview of computer science, with opportunities to specialise in a number of different research areas.

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Course highlights

  • Study in our research-led department giving opportunities for a wide-range of specialist projects, either proposed by you or suggested by supervisors. Recent examples of project areas include:

– Intelligent agents
– Autonomous aircraft control
– 3D projection
– Smartphone addiction
– Human motion capture

  • Access our bespoke computer laboratory.
  • We have strong links to industry in the UK and abroad helping expose you to the latest ideas and technology.
  • Experience practical software development with real-world project scenarios.
  • Be part of a supportive postgraduate community in a beautiful world heritage city.

Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time

Career Opportunities

On graduation, you’ll have the knowledge and transferable skills ready for a career in a range of sectors – from technology to banking, or for further study at PhD or EngD level. Our dedicated careers team offers individual guidance and help you decide between employment and further study.

With computer science forming an essential part of a number of key industries, our MSc graduates are highly sought after by employers. Graduates from the Department have gone on to work in companies including Amazon, JP Morgan and Tripadvisor in roles such as IT consultancy, software development, technology consultancy, Java development and back-end engineers.

Entry requirements

You should have a first or strong second-class Bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent.

To apply for this course you may have an undergraduate degree in any subject, however you must demonstrate evidence of relevant quantitative skills (especially algebra and calculus) either through your degree study or by alternative means. Please note that this course may not be suitable for those with an undergraduate degree in Computer Science if there is significant overlap with your previous studies.

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK and International students

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