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MSc Computer Science

Elevate your tech career with this online MSc in Computer Science. Designed to empower you as a tech leader who can shape the future of technology, you’ll gain the essential skills to give you a competitive edge on the tech job market.

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  • Level

    Masters Degree
  • Duration

    2 years
  • Language

    English
  • Total Tuition Fee

    £9,000

MSc Computer Science

  • Masters Degree (Postgraduate)

  • 2 years

  • Total tuition fee

    £9,000

    Master computer science concepts to advance your tech career

    In an ever-evolving tech landscape, keeping up with emerging trends helps you remain competitive in the job market.

    With this online master's, you’ll develop the expertise to thrive in the technology industry. Through career-boosting modules, you’ll transform into a data-driven decision-maker, proficient in secure software development and able to navigate the ethical challenges of computing technologies.

    You’ll also be able to customise your education with optional modules, such as AI, to help you stay ahead in the industry.

    Earn your master’s with the University of Hertfordshire

    Guided by industry experts, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to help start your successful career in tech.

    Whether you want to become a software development manager, DevOps engineer, or big data engineer, this online master’s not only awards you a qualification but positions you for a thriving tech career.

    What skills will you learn?

    • Computer programming
    • Software engineering
    • Coding
    • Data science
    • AI innovation
    • Data mining
    • Machine learning
    • Cyber operations
    • Navigating algorithms
    • Entrepreneurial skills

    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 content on this MSc in Computer Science has been carefully designed to arm you with the workplace-ready skills to excel in the tech industry.

    Here are just some of the topics you’ll cover: • Data structure and algorithms • Artificial Intelligence • Enterprise databases • Responsible technology

    You’ll also complete a research project to apply computer science techniques.

    MSc Computer Science

  • Masters Degree (Postgraduate)

  • 2 years

  • Total tuition fee

    £9,000

    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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    University of Hertfordshire

    We are a university that never stands still. We champion social mobility and the drive to create personal and societal change. We celebrate those who break barriers. We nurture entrepreneurs and develop tomorrow’s leaders, innovators and trailblazers in healthcare, education, business, science, humanities, law, sport, and creative arts. We partner with key employers, professional bodies, and government to ensure we are directly responding to real-world needs.