University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

This master's in computer science is designed for anyone who wishes to pursue a career in computer science and network engineering. The course explores the networking, software development technologies and architectures involved in modern computer systems and networks. You will study the core principles that underpin computer science, as well as how to design, build and test a wide range of software and network systems to support modern network structures.

This course is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). When you graduate, you fulfil the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP) and partially fulfil the education requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng) or Chartered Scientist (CSci). For full Chartered status there are additional requirements, including work experience. The course is also accredited by the European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education (EQANIE).

Students are assessed through examinations, coursework and a project. Graduates of this course are well-placed for roles in industry, commerce or education. You will have proficiency in the key theoretical and practical areas in computer science, including how it applies to modern software systems development.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £8,250 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £8,250 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £13,500 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Applicants should have a good first degree in computing or computing science or a suitable numerate subject (e.g. mathematics, physics, engineering, information systems or multimedia) that includes software development experience.
  • International entry requirements: For applicants without English as their first language, an IELTS score of 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each component (or equivalent) will be required.