What will I learn?

COURSE OVERVIEW

Our MSc Advanced Computer Science with Industry is only open to International students. There is a selection process for this course - see the 'how to apply' section on this page.

Gain two years' experience in the UK and the opportunity to work in collaboration with industry on a real-life challenge. This new MSc is an extension of our MSc Advanced Computer Science and includes a second year allowing you to undertake either an industry placement or an industry-focused project with an industrial partner.

ADVANCED COMPUTER SCIENCE WITH INDUSTRY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Completing this MSc will considerably enhance your computer science career prospects. Our graduates often progress to rewarding employment in the field of computer science with a well respected employer. Below are a number of recent destinations.

  • Software engineer, Motorola Solutions
  • Change coordinator, Logica
  • Software developer/engineer, NS Technology
  • Workflow developer, Irwin Mitchell
  • IT developer, Crimson Consultants
  • Programmer, Evil Twin Artworks
  • Web developer & web support, VSI Thinking
  • Software developer, Wireless Innovations
  • Associate business application analyst, CDC Software
  • Software developer, OpenBet Technologies
  • Technical support consultant, Alterian
  • Programming, Rock It
  • Software developer, BMJ Group

Important information about your year in industry placement

  • You must obtain an average of 60% in your first year with no resit exams to progress to the second year of the MSc in Advanced Computer Science with Industry.
  • You must also secure EITHER an external industry placement OR an internal project with an industry partner to progress to the second year of the MSc in Advanced Computer Science with Industry.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Completing this MSc will considerably enhance your computer science career prospects. Our graduates often progress to rewarding employment in the field of computer science with a well respected employer.

Which department am I in?

Computer Science

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
£18,000.00 (US$ 22,210) per year
Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

28 September 2020

Venue

Bay Campus, Swansea

Fabian Way,

Swansea,

SA1 8EN, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have: Bachelor with CGPA 3.7 (out of 4.0) is comparable to UK 1st Class; Bachelor with CGPA 3.2 (out of 4.0) is comparable to UK 2.1 standard; Bachelor with CGPA 2.6 (out of 4.0) is comparable to UK 2.2 standard. IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each part of the test (or equivalent).

For international students

A 2:1 honours degree (or above) in Computer Science or other relevant discipline. IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent English test.

Find your nearest IELTS test centre and test dates

There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • The College, Swansea University
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About this uni

Swansea University is a campus-based university which boasts excellent teaching, research and outstanding student support.

  • Rated in the top 30 UK research universities (REF 2014-21)
  • Awarded gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
  • UK Top five for career prospects (2020)
  • Among top 10 safest places to study in the UK