16 months
16500 GBP/year
9075 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Advanced Computer Science from Northumbria University will help you to build on your computing experience and develop cutting-edge IT skills. 


At Advanced Computer Science from Northumbria University you will develop an in-depth understanding of the topics that are defining the industry today.

Students at Advanced Computer Science from Northumbria University will gain advanced technical skills in areas such as:

  • advanced programming, 
  • database systems, 
  • big data and cloud computing,
  • machine learning, 
  • human computer interaction, 
  • wireless networks and security. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Programming
  • Research Methods and Project Management
  • Wireless Networks and Security 
  • Big Data and Cloud Computing 
  • Advanced Databases 
  • Human-Computer Interaction for Social Change 
  • Machine Learning 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National students are advised to apply early to secure your place and organise any sponsorship or funding.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a computing-related discipline which included programming in an object-oriented language, system analysis and design, databases, computer operating systems and networks. Other subject qualifications, equivalent professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 GBP per year during 16 months.
  • National

    9075 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9075 GBP per year during 16 months.

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.


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