24 months
4080 GBP/year
4080 GBP/year
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This 100% online MSc Computer Science programme from University of York is designed for working professionals and graduates who may not currently have a computer science background and want to launch their career in this in-demand and lucrative field.

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In the UK alone, over 1.5 million people work in the digital sector, while the number of digital technology jobs has grown at twice the rate of other jobs. Demand for computer science skills far outstrips the supply of qualified graduates. 

Organisations across industries and sectors are searching far and wide for professionals equipped with knowledge of computer sciences.

The online programmes allow you to study around work and home commitments, at different times and locations. This is your Computer Science Masters degree from University of York , on your own terms, in your own time.

On the programme, you will develop:

  • Computational thinking
  • Software development skills
  • A broad-based knowledge of computer science
  • A variety of skills and tools to develop solutions

Advancing your career

The programme will help prepare you for a range of in demand roles in computer science, software development, programming, and IT systems’ support. You will be able apply computational thinking in multiple programming languages, and be equipped to engage in solution generation across a broad range of fields.

Programme Structure


  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Advanced Programming
  • Computer Architecture and Operating Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Computer and Mobile Networks
  • Software Engineering
  • Big Data Analytics

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Six starts per year


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:2 (or equivalent) undergraduate degree in any subject
  • Or Masters degree (or equivalent) in any subject
  • Students whose first degree was not taught in English should have an appropriate English language qualification
  • If you earned your degree outside the UK, check that it is equivalent to a 2:2. Our country-specific pages can help you to find out more

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4080 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8160 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    4080 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8160 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.



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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