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Advanced Computer Science

Newcastle University

12 months
Duration
24300 GBP/year
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About

The Advanced Computer Science programme from Newcastle University provides you with training in a range of emerging computer science topics that will underpin your future career in computing.

Overview

At a Glance

  • Provides a flexible training Advanced Computer Science programme from Newcastle University in a range of emerging computer science topics
  • You have the unique opportunity to apply for work placements with our industrial partners
  • Accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS)

About this course

You'll be suitable for this course if you're an honours graduates within computing science. You can also be a graduate from a discipline with a significant computing component such as:
  • engineering
  • systems engineering
  • mathematics

We also value relevant industrial computing experience and transferable skills.

We provide flexible study options so you can tailor your module choices to match your interests and skills. You can select from a wide range of taught modules in the first half of the course and then select your own focus for the final project.

Comprehensive computer science research training will help to develop your skills in computer and information systems. This provides a basis for PhD study. You'll also develop your technical and professional skills to underpin personal development and future career success.

What you'll learn

We teach the topics covered at an advanced level and they have close links to the research strengths of the School. We will introduce you to the latest developments in the fields covered. You will focus on both the theory and application of the associated techniques. The topics covered include:

  • advanced programming
  • distributed algorithms
  • information management
  • safety and dependable systems
  • security and trust
  • formal modelling and system validation
  • internet programming
  • human factors engineering

A team project is also incorporated into the course to provide an opportunity for the development of team working skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods and Group Project in Security and Resilience
  • Project and Dissertation for MSc in Advanced Computer Science
  • Advanced Programming in Java 
  • Object-oriented programming
  • Distributed Algorithms 
  • The Challenge of Dependable Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in computing science (though students who have a 2:2 with strong, relevant industrial experience will be considered). We also accept subjects with a significant computing component, such as:

  • engineering
  • systems engineering
  • mathematics

We also value relevant industrial computing experience and transferable skills.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 GBP per year during 12 months.

National students:

  • Part time: £6,000

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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