What will I learn?

Our MSc Computing course will equip you with advanced skills in the design and development of computer systems, preparing you for a thriving career in the digital industry.

You’ll enhance your technical skills in programming, systems design and evaluation, project management, and creative problem-solving.

As well as investigating current trends and research, you’ll plan and undertake a substantial computing project of your own choice to showcase your technical skills.

Why study with us

  • Throughout the course you’ll explore software development, project management and user-centred system design in depth.
  • Optional modules enable you to advance your skills in IT security, web application development, and more.
  • Be market ready with skills that are needed in industry.

Future careers

Our advanced MSc Computing qualification can open doors to a huge range of careers and enable you to make your mark in the digital revolution as it transforms every aspect of the world around us.

Depending on which areas you choose to specialise in, you could pursue a wide range of careers, including analysing clients’ business requirements and specifying appropriate IT systems, designing and managing networks, or developing multimedia, databases or high performance software.

Which department am I in?

School of Psychology and Computer Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,500.00 (US$ 19,653) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

January 2022


Preston Campus

Preston Campus,



PR1 2HE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have bachelors Degree from reputable university with GPA 2.6/4 for 2:2 or GPA 3.2/4 for 2:1.

For international students

Applicants should hold at least 2:2 degree in related subject such as computing. Applicants with a non-computing subject degree require substantial relevant experience. IELTS: 6.5 with no components lower than 6.0. TOEFL IBT: 91 (with minimum grades of 21 in each component).

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

Pathways options

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