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MSci in Computer Science (Full Time)

University of Nottingham

Masters Degree , Computer Science

Course Description

This course offers a general understanding of computer science and in-depth research level experience of selected computer science topics.

Discover computer science

Explore research-level topics and engage in professional software development with our four-year MSci course.

Join our world and be taught by research-active academics who are genuinely excited about what they teach.

Key facts

  • Gain hands-on experience with web and mobile applications, games, social networks, and artificial intelligence.
  • Access 24-hour dedicated computer labs, group and private study spaces, a pool of Linux workstations, virtual servers and more.
  • Study in a UK top 10 computer science department for research (Research Excellence Framework, 2014)
  • Study a course accredited by the BCS and compliant with the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) curriculum guidance.

This course offers a general understanding of computer science and in-depth research level experience of selected computer science topics. Discover computer science Explore research-level topics and engage in professional software development with our four-year MSci course. Join our world and be taught by research-active academics who are genuinely excited about...

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Entry Requirements

A levels and GCSEs

AAA (AAB if you have an A in computer science/computing); plus five GCSEs including maths, 5 (B) or above

English language requirements 

IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

For details of other English language tests and qualifications we accept, please see our entry requirements page.

If you require additional support to take your language skills to the required level, you may be able to attend a presessional course at the Centre for English Language Education, which is accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English in the UK. 

Students who successfully complete the presessional course to the required level can progress onto their chosen degree course without retaking IELTS or equivalent.

Alternative qualifications 

For details see the alternative qualifications page 

A foundation year is available for all our courses

Flexible admissions policy

In recognition of our applicants’ varied experience and educational pathways, the University of Nottingham employs a flexible admissions policy. We may make some applicants an offer lower than advertised, depending on their personal and educational circumstances.

Please see the University’s admissions policies and procedures for more information.

A levels and GCSEs AAA (AAB if you have an A in computer science/computing); plus five GCSEs including maths, 5 (B) or above English language requirements  IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element) For details of other English language tests and qualifications we accept, please see our entry requirements page. If you require...

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Additional Information

Teaching methods and assessment

Teaching

You will learn through a wide variety of activities including formal lectures, small-group tutorials, practical computer labs, and self-directed study. 

Assessment

Lecture-based modules will typically be assessed at the end of each semester. 

A substantial number of computer science modules have an element of practical coursework. 

Study support

As well as receiving support from your personal tutor, you will also have access to our first-year Peer Mentoring Scheme.

Teaching methods and assessment Teaching You will learn through a wide variety of activities including formal lectures, small-group tutorials, practical computer labs, and self-directed study.  Assessment Lecture-based modules will typically be assessed at the end of each semester.  A substantial number of computer science modules...

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