Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

This is an advanced postgraduate degree offering a supervised research project. You also take a module on research methods in computer science and information systems, as well as 3 other taught modules.

By the time you have completed this programme, you will have gained an in'depth theoretical and practical knowledge of your chosen area of study, which you will be able to use in problem analysis, evaluation and application of technologies, and research into new technologies.

Course Modules

For information about course structure and the moules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck’s online prospectus.

Start Date:

10/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
Master of Research - MRes £8,700 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
Master of Research - MRes £14,850 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
Master of Research - MRes £4,375 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
Master of Research - MRes £7,425 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • A good 1st degree or MSc in computing or other relevant degree with a substantial amount of programming, preferably in an object-orientated language. You should also have completed introductory courses on computer networks and databases. Joint Honours computing graduates may also be eligible, provided they have covered the prerequisite material at the appropriate level. If you do not meet the academic entry requirements but possess significant professional experience in the IT industry, your application may be considered. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.