Computer Science – MSc

Specialism
Certification
MSc
Qualification level
MSc
Location
Southampton
Study type
Classroom
Duration
1 year full-time
Price
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About the course

Course content

This one year MSc Computer Science degree allows you to choose modules from our more specialist programmes including artificial intelligence, cyber security, signal processing, software engineering, and web science and technology and will provide the opportunity to deepen your understanding of one or more of these areas.

Introducing your degree

Computer science drives the fundamental technologies of today’s connected world. Take your place to set the agenda for tomorrow’s ever-changing digital future.

Overview

This umbrella programme allows you to choose modules from our more specialist programmes in Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Signal Processing, Software Engineering, and Web Science and Technology. In semester one, you can cover the foundations of a number of these specialist areas, and for your other taught subjects you can choose specialist modules to deepen your understanding of one or more of these areas.

Your programme leader and personal tutor will help you to make an appropriate selection based on your background and interests.

View the programme specification document for this course

Career Opportunities

Computer Science students from Southampton mainly go on to work in the software industry, often as developers, but also as consultants, project managers, testing and support, or technical specialists. 

These roles support a variety of sectors including:

  • banking and finance
  • consumer electronics
  • defence, engineering
  • entertainment
  • insurance
  • power generation
  • telecommunications
  • television

As well as larger multinationals, many students also go on to work for small to medium enterprises (SMEs), including start-ups.

Visit our careers hub for more information.

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