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MSc Advanced Computer Science

Unlock new coding and computer programming expertise with a master’s degree in Advanced Computer Science from the University of Hertfordshire. Learn online at your own pace to access careers in tech and innovation.

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  • Level

    Masters Degree
  • Duration

    2 years
  • Language

    English
  • Total Tuition Fee

    £9,900

MSc Advanced Computer Science

  • Masters Degree (Postgraduate)

  • 2 years

  • Total tuition fee

    £9,900

    Prepare for the future of tech with the University of Hertfordshire

    Are you an aspiring software developer or data science whizz? Do you want to pioneer the latest innovations in cyber and tech?

    Covering crucial fields including artificial intelligence, algorithms and paradigms, data science, and more, this MSc will prepare you for the future of the industry.

    Learn online to elevate your career

    Our online degrees give you the flexibility to develop new skills and boost your employability without taking time out from work or other commitments.

    With the credentials you gain at the end of the degree, you’ll be in demand with recruiters across all sectors and industries right around the world.

    What skills will you learn?

    • Computer programming
    • Software engineering
    • Coding
    • Innovation
    • Data science
    • Data mining
    • Artificial Intelligence Innovation
    • Navigating algorithms
    • Entrepreneurial skills
    • Analytics

    To apply for this degree, you will need:

    • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline at a level equivalent to a UK second-class honours degree.
    • The university will also consider non-standard applicants who can demonstrate that they have relevant and appropriate work experience (above that of user) in computing or a related field, over a sustained period of time, typically four to five years.
    • International applicants whose first language is not English will need an IELTS score of at least 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band), or equivalent.

    The curriculum for the MSc in Advanced Computer Science has been specially curated to cover the most cutting-edge developments in computing today. You’ll master emerging programming paradigms, learn to navigate the intricacies of algorithms, undertake complex data analysis, and master the principles of machine learning and AI.

    Here are just some of the topics you’ll have the opportunity to delve into:

    • Artificial intelligence
    • Machine learning
    • Foundations of data science
    • Software engineering
    • Information security management and compliance
    • Big data analytics
    • Data mining *. Cyber operations

    Your learning will culminate in the completion of your own self-led research project exploring an up-and-coming area of your choice.

    MSc Advanced Computer Science

  • Masters Degree (Postgraduate)

  • 2 years

  • Total tuition fee

    £9,900

    If you’d like to know more, please answer a few questions and University of Hertfordshire will get in touch with you with more information.

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