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Postgraduate course - London

Computer Science MSc

The programme balances advanced practical skills and theoretical knowledge to provide you with the ability to enter a range of professional IT disciplines and employment.

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The programme balances advanced practical skills and theoretical knowledge to provide you with the ability to enter a range of professional IT disciplines and employment. You will gain a great understanding of current and progressive methodologies across a variety of specialist topics, tools and environments which are demanded by the IT industry.

  • Available with Year in Industry

London campus

  • Duration – UK and EU students: One year, full-time | International students: One year, full-time or two years with a year of industry experience
  • Start date – February 2020, September 2020
  • School – York Business School

Course overview

This course helps you to further develop your knowledge and skills within the cutting-edge areas of Computer Science. The course has been designed to provide you with a blend of advanced theoretical knowledge and practical skills related to emerging technologies deployed in industry and research.

Why study this course?

  • Available as a two-year master’s with industry experience (placement year)
  • Taught by practitioners who are actively engaged in the rapidly changing field
  • Build your links with industry and potential employers through our excellent links with industry

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a related discipline from an approved university or institution or

possess an equivalent qualification an alternative science or engineering degree in addition to a minimum of three years’ work experience in an appropriate role.

Students whose first language is not English will be required to achieve IELTS 6 or above with no less than Band 6 in any area, or equivalent.

Terms and conditions

Our terms and conditions, policies and procedures contain important information about studying at York St John University. These can be accessed through our Admissions webpages.

Fees and funding

UK & EU 2020 - 21

The tuition fee for 2020 entry to this postgraduate course is £8,300 for full-time UK/EU, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man students, or £9,550 with a year in industry.

Postgraduate loans are available to help you pay for your master’s course. Find out more about postgraduate funding opportunities.

International (non-EU) 2020 - 21

The tuition fee for 2020 entry to this postgraduate course is £12,300 for international (non-EU) students, or £14,100 with a year in industry.

Due to immigration laws, international students on a Tier 4 visa must be studying full-time. For more information about visa requirements and short-term study visas, please visit the International Visa and Immigration pages.

More information about funding your studies is available on our International Fees and Funding page.

Alumni Scholarships

If you are continuing to postgraduate study directly after studying at undergraduate level with us, we offer a reduction in fees depending on the classification of degree you achieve.

If you are graduating from an undergraduate degree at York St John University this year you could be entitled to:

  • a 50% reduction in course fees if you achieve a 1st
  • a 35% reduction if you achieve a 2:1
  • a 20% reduction if you achieve a 2:2

These reductions apply to all York and London-based taught MA, MBA, MSc and MRes courses, except for Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) MSc, Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) MSc and all PCGE courses.

All York St John University alumni are eligible for a 10% reduction on their postgraduate course fees regardless of when you graduated. The 10% alumni discount will not be added on top of these reductions.

Additional costs and financial support

COURSE-RELATED COSTS

Whilst studying for your degree, there may be additional costs related to your course. This may include purchasing personal equipment and stationery, books and optional field trips.

ACCOMMODATION AND LIVING COSTS

View our accommodation pages for detailed information on accommodation and living costs.

Apply for this course

You can apply directly to the course via our Apply Now links. Please select the variant of the course that you intend to undertake (e.g. full-time or part-time) as the link will take you to a customised form for the specific course. You will need to create a login and password and complete the online form. Please contact two referees in advance of submitting your application as an automated request will go out as soon as you submit, and your application will not be reviewed until both references are in place.

Apply now: Full time September 2020

Apply now: Year in Industry September 2020

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