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M.Sc. Online

Computer Science

Northumbria University

24 months
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Drive digital change and stay ahead of the curve with Northumbria University’s online Computer Science MSc. With the chance to specialise in either Data Analytics or Artificial Intelligence, you’ll learn all you need to unlock your potential in an ever-changing industry.

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Overview

Key Features

No matter what your background, drive digital change and stay ahead of the curve with Northumbria University ’s online Computer Science MSc. With the chance to specialise in either Data Analytics or Artificial Intelligence, you’ll learn all you need to unlock your potential in an ever-changing industry.

Studying at Northumbria University 100% online, you will:

  • Develop the theoretical and practical skills you need to build a career in some of the fastest growing sectors of the computing industry
  • Explore modules in programming, data modelling and analytics, secure website development and more before undertaking specialist modules in Data Analytics or Artificial Intelligence
  • Hone your abilities in sought after programming, web languages and software, including Python, Javascript, Microsoft Azure, Oracle SQL Plus, Pandas and Python 3
  • Grow your research, project management and problem solving skills through an independent dissertation project of your choice
  • Be taught by academics from one of the UK’s Top 30 Universities (Guardian University Guide 2021)
  • Gain a Masters in around two years, part-time, or take longer if you need
  • Have the choice to pay your fees in module-by-module instalments and choose when you start – January, April, July or October.

Programme Structure

Choose Your Path

As our reliance on digital technology increases, the demand for data, machine learning and artificial intelligence experts continues to grow. No matter what path you choose, you’ll learn all you need to fill the digital skills gap and turn insight into action.

Data Analytics Pathway

Grow the knowledge needed to harness the power of data. On this pathway, you’ll hone your specialist data skillset, exploring machine learning methods, database technologies, data visualisation techniques, statistical knowledge and more to draw insight from real business data.

Artificial Intelligence Pathway 

Grow the skills you need to build a smarter future. On this pathway, you’ll explore problem formulation and solving, machine learning techniques, intelligent user interfaces and more to help you work with powerful systems that have the potential to change the way we live forever.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • There’s no need to have a previous background in Computer Science to be eligible for this course. However, you should have a 2:2 honours degree (minimum) or an international equivalent in any discipline. 
  • International applicants may be required to show an English language qualification, such as IELTS. 
  • If you don’t meet these academic requirements, but can demonstrate extensive, relevant professional experience in a related field, you may still be eligible. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8400 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8400 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8400 GBP per year during 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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