Advanced Computer Science at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS

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Course summary

Our Advanced Computer Science course has been designed in response to the growing need from industry for graduates that are equipped with the skills to manage and solve complex projects. This course is for recent graduates and those with substantial experience in the computing industry. You will gain a qualification which develops your expertise and prepares you for career advancement. Our modules are designed to introduce you to important evolving trends in Advanced Computer Science, such as:

  • Distributed Computing,
  • Networking,
  • Cyber Security
  • and Machine Learning.
By studying this course at Oxford Brookes, you will be part of a diverse and truly international postgraduate community. The course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.


The modules listed below are for the master's award. For the PGDip and PGCert awards your module choices may be different. Please contact us for more details.

Assessment method

You will have maximum flexibility and choice in your studies with our modular course-unit design. You can update your skills as a computing industry professional with our Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma in Advanced Computer Science. You will concentrate on the taught element of our degree. There is also the option of completing a Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Computer Science research project.

How to apply

International applicants

If your first language is not English you will require a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 with 6.0 in all components. OR An equivalent English language qualification acceptable to the University.

Entry requirements

You should normally hold a first degree equivalent to at least a British lower second class bachelor's degree in a computer-related subject. If your first degree is not in computing but you have worked in the computing industry you can also be considered. If you have no experience or degree in a computing related discipline then you should consider our MSc in Computing Science. For entry onto the Postgraduate Certificate Research Project you should be able to provide evidence of experience in research and study methods at an appropriate level.

English language requirements

IELTS 6.0 overall with at least 6.0 in each component

If English is not your first language then, please see here for our requirements and accepted alternative English language qualifications

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8700 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8700 Year 1
Scotland £8700 Year 1
Wales £8700 Year 1
EU £17200 Year 1
International £17200 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note tuition fees may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.
Advanced Computer Science at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS