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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
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International course fees
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About Computer Science at Swansea University

  • We are top in the UK for career prospects [Guardian University Guide 2018]
  • 5th in the UK overall [Guardian University Guide 2018]
  • 7th  in the UK for student satisfaction with 98% [National Student Survey 2016]
  • We are in the UK Top 10 for teaching quality [Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2017]
  • 12th in the UK overall and Top in Wales [Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2017]
  • 92% in graduate employment or further study six months after leaving University [HESA data 2014/15]
  • UK TOP 20 for Research Excellence [Research Excellence Framework 2014]
  • Our Project Fair allows students to present their work to local industry
  • Strong links with industry
  • £31m Computational Foundry for computer and mathematical sciences will provide the most up-to-date and high quality teaching facilities featuring world-leading experimental set-ups, devices and prototypes to accelerate innovation and ensure students will be ready for exciting and successful careers.  (From September 2018)
  • Top University in Wales [Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2017]

Course Overview

The MSc in Computer Science course is for you if you are a graduate from one of a wide range of disciplines and are looking to change direction or because of the needs of your chosen career, require a solid foundation in Computer Science.
As the use of computers and computer based systems continues to grow in all aspects of life, at home and at work, it is apparent that there will be for years to come a need for many people who can combine a knowledge of Computer Science, the discipline that underlies Information Technology, and degree level knowledge in a wide variety of other disciplines.
Over the duration of the course you will study a variety of modules taught by academic staff that are part of internationally renowned research groups. The course is also regularly updated to ensure that it keeps pace with the rapid developments in Computer Science.

The MSc in Computer Science course is for you if you are a graduate from one of a wide range of disciplines and are looking to change direction or because of the needs of your chosen career, require a solid foundation in Computer Science.
As the use of computers and computer based systems continues to grow in all aspects of life, at home and at work, it is apparent that there will be for years to come a need for many people who can combine a knowledge of Computer Science, the discipline that underlies Information Technology, and degree level knowledge in a wide variety of other disciplines.
Over the duration of the course you will study a variety of modules taught by academic staff that are part of internationally renowned research groups. The course is also regularly updated to ensure that it keeps pace with the rapid developments in Computer Science.

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Notes about fees for this course

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2017/18 are as follows:

UK/EU International MSc Full-time £6,500 £15,500 MSc Part-time £3,250 £7,750 MSc Part-time £2,150 £5,150

Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

International students and part-time study: If you require a Tier 4 student visa you must be studying full-time. If you are in the UK under a different visa category, it may be possible for you to study part-time. Please see our part-time study and visas page for more information.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree (or above).

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent English test.

International students:  please visit our International pages for information on entry requirements for your country:  Africa, South Asia, East Asia, Europe and Russia, Middle East, North America, South America, South East Asia.

If your country is not listed within these regions, please contact international-science@swansea.ac.uk

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