Computer Science MSc
This conversion course prepares graduates from any discipline for a career in, or involving, computing. No prior knowledge of computer science is required. A broad introduction is provided, including the key technologies and skills needed for employment. You can explore your personal interests through a variety of optional modules. Advanced intellectual, teamwork, communication and other transferable skills are developed.
Hundreds of past graduates from this course are now working across the globe for companies such as IBM, Cisco, Logica/CMG, Pfizer, Reuters, Shell and Zurich Financial. Some chose technical careers in leading software houses, advanced technology companies or commercial sectors. Others work at the interface between technicians and clients, as systems analysts or consultants. Many now hold senior positions as project leaders or managers. You might like to follow in their footsteps.
Advanced English for Academic Study may be compulsory for non-native speakers who need extra support
Further information about English language support
- Availible in a variety of formats, including full-time, with an optional work placement and part-time.
- Further course details and application guidance are held centrally at the University of Kent website.
- A 1, 2.1 or good 2.2 honours degree (or equivalent) in any subject
- No specific knowledge of computer science is required but applicants must have an interest in the subject and possess general honours-level IT, intellectual and communication skills (Full entry requirement details)
If you only have limited knowledge of programming (introductory stream)
If you have a good working knowledge of programming (advanced stream)
Other core modules for all students
Optional modules for advanced stream only (choose 1)
- C++ Programming
- Cognitive Neural Networks
- Human-Computer Interaction
- IT Consultancy Methods
- Logic and Logic Programming
- Networks and Network Security