12 months
Duration
19800 GBP/year
8140 GBP/year
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About

The Advanced Computer Science programme taught at the University of Kent offers a largely free choice of modules from our range of Advanced Masters programmes.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The  Advanced Computer Science  programme taught at the University of Kent  is available with an optional industrial placement of between eight and 50 weeks.

It is likely to appeal to computing graduates whose interests span more than one specialism and/or those seeking the freedom to explore a variety of advanced topics. Depending on the options chosen, this course can serve as a springboard for employment or research.

About the School of Computing

Our world-leading researchers, in key areas such as cyber security, programming languages, computational intelligence and data science, earned us an outstanding result in the recent Research Excellence Framework (REF). Our submission was ranked 12th in the UK for research intensity, with an impressive 98% of our research judged to be of international quality.

Strong links with industry underpin all our work, notably with Cisco Systems Inc, Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, Nvidia, Erlang Solutions, GCHQ and Google.

Our programmes are taught by leading researchers who are experts in their fields. The School of Computing at Kent is home to several authors of leading textbooks, a National Teaching Fellow, an IET (Institute of Engineering and Technology) Fellow and two Association of Computer Machinery (ACM) award-winning scientists. Kent was awarded gold, the highest rating, in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework.

Careers

Graduates have gone on to work in:

  • software engineering
  • mobile applications development
  • systems analysis
  • consultancy
  • networking
  • web design and e-commerce
  • finance and insurance
  • commerce
  • engineering
  • education
  • government
  • healthcare. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project and Dissertation
  • Project Research
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Advanced Java for Programmers
  • Networks and Network Security
  • Computer Security
  • Development Frameworks
  • Cloud Computing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no fixed application deadline for home/EU students, but we strongly recommend you apply no later than three months before your intended start date.

Language

English

Credits

90 ECTS
  • Total Kent credits: 180

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first, 2.1 or good 2.2 honours degree (or equivalent) in computing or a related subject.
  • All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8140 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8140 GBP per year and a duration of 12 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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