Computer Science, M.Sc. | Newcastle University | Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
12 months
28800 GBP/year
12900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Computer Science conversion course from Newcastle University is for those who have little or no experience in computing. You will study the principles and practice of computing. It will include the fundamentals of computing science, database design, network technologies and programming.


This Computer Science conversion course from Newcastle University can also be taken as Continuing Professional Development (CPD), for example by ICT teachers who are switching to the new Computer Science curriculum.


Our graduates have an excellent record of finding employment (around 90%). Recent examples include:

  • Graduate Trainee, British Airways
  • Software Developer, IBM UK
  • Graduate Developer, Scott Logic
  • Software Engineer, BT

Our research expertise feeds into our teaching. This means that you learn at the cutting edge of the discipline. We incorporate new techniques and knowledge into your learning and have an active research community. We have several research groups and four three research centres. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Programming and Data Structures
  • Advanced Programming
  • Research Methods for Computer Science
  • Computer Environments
  • Networks and Web Technologies
  • Software Engineering with Group Project
  • Information Systems
  • Project and Dissertation for MSc Computer Science

Key information


  • 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.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree, or equivalent, in any subject except those related to computer science.
  • Graduates of subjects related to computer science should apply for the Advanced Computer Science MSc. This is because of the potential overlap between your first degree and the modules on this course.
  • We will consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications provided you have relevant experience.
  • English Language requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Home students - £6,450

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.


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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