UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Through world'class teaching, this MEng develops the engineering expertise for creating cutting'edge software systems, along with the skills and intellectual rigour required for innovation and research. A strong focus on solving real'world problems is combined with building a deep understanding of computer science theory.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Computer architecture; theory I; theory II; principles of programming. Year 2 examples: Concurrent programming; logic and database theory. Year 3 examples: Technology management and professional issues; computational complexity; operating systems; practical software engineering. Year 4 examples: People and security; machine vision; information retrieval.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time
MEng (Hons) £22,380  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Full Time
MEng (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 39
  • SQA Advanced Higher AAA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAB
  • GCE A-level A*AA
  • European Baccalaureate 85%
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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85% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 82%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 77%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 74%

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 70
Studying 20
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 5
Unknown 5

30% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 60%

Total Coursework: 28%

Total Practical: 11%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation