M.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science (Applied Research)

Ulster University

12 months
15360 GBP/year
6410 GBP/year
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Computer Science (Applied Research) from Ulster University is creating the next generation of high-quality professionals for the Computer Science industry.


Computer Science (Applied Research) from Ulster University covers leading-edge subjects of programming, networks, sensor technologies, machine learning and statistical modelling—the most up to date topics in areas of Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things.


The course is designed to meet the demand for a new kind of Computing Specialist who is able to both manage data, understand business process and implement solutions subsequently interconnecting them as part of a larger system. Graduates from the MSc Computer Science (Applied Research) will be well placed to progress into a wide variety of careers, across a range of industrial settings and application domains.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Scalable Advanced Software Solutions
  • Statistical Modelling & Data Mining
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning and Its Application
  • Big Data & Infrastructure
  • Pervasive Computing
  • IoT Networks & Security
  • Knowledge Engineering & Computational Creativity
  • Autonomic Computing & Robotics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second class honours degree or better, in the subject areas of computing, engineering, mathematics or related discipline, from a university of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, or from a recognised national awarding body, or from an institution of another country which has been recognised as being of an equivalent standard; or
  • An equivalent standard (normally 50%) in a Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma or an approved alternative qualification; and the qualification must be in the subject areas of computing, engineering, mathematics or related discipline;
  • Provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent). 
  • English Language Requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15360 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6410 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6410 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and EU Settlement Status fees: £6410

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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