Nottingham Trent University

Computer Science

Our Computer Science Masters courses are flexible so that you can focus on areas that interest you.

The MSc offers the chance to study a number of topics in the computer science area, including: principles of system design; software engineering; enterprise computing; computing architecture; and applications of artificial intelligence; students also have the opportunity to undertake an individual project based on subjects that interest them as well as research at the university or their industrial experience if they do a placement.

The MRes course is designed to give students the opportunity to develop research skills in a computing area that meets their interests and career development needs; it allows students to combine material from any of the taught Master's courses with an extended research project over a one year period.

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a computer science or computing related subject such as software engineering and information systems. Applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications are also considered. International students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing). Other English language qualifications may be taken into consideration.
A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.1) or equivalent in a related discipline such as computer science or information communication technology. Applications are also invited from students with non-traditional qualifications or relevant experience. Applicants must produce a research proposal as part of their application and international students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing) or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: Research Methods; Research Project.

Optional modules: 3D Games Algorithms; Computer Forensics; Applied Artificial Intelligence; Robotics and Cybernetics; Computer Security; Service-oriented Cloud Technologies; Embedded Systems; Mobile Networks; Network and Cloud Security; Wireless Communications.
Core modules: Advanced Software Engineering; Systems Analysis and Design; Service-oriented Cloud Technologies; Applied Artificial Intelligence; Research Methods; Major Project.

Optional modules: Mobile Interactive Systems; Internet Programming.

Assessment methods

Taught module are assessed through coursework reports, written examinations. written assignments and case studies. The research project will be assessed via the production of a dissertation, and the defence of the work at a viva voce examination.

Sponsorship information

Visit www.ntu.ac.uk/satscholarships for more information on our scholarships and bursaries.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2018 3,900 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 2 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2018 3,900 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time January 2019 13,900 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time January 2019 7,800 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time January 2019 3,900 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 13,900 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 7,800 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 13,900 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 7,800 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2018 15,285 (Whole course) International 2 2 Years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2018 9,185 (Whole course) Home/EU 2 2 Years

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