The MComp Computer Science degree is a four-year, integrated Master's degree is designed to give the experience, skills and knowledge to design and develop a variety of software and hardware computing solutions for real-world problems. The MComp degree provides you with the opportunity to develop the experience, skills and knowledge to design and develop a variety of software and hardware computing solutions for real-world problems. Particular attention is paid to cutting-edge topics, such as artificial intelligence and human-computer interaction, in addition to core computer science disciplines. This aims to ensure that your studies are at the forefront of research in the field. This degree aims to provide a broad foundation in computer science and students can develop the mathematical, analytical and problem-solving skills required to succeed in the challenging and exciting modern computing industry. With digital technologies driving advances in all aspects of the modern world, from business to healthcare to education, those with expertise in computer science are finding employment in a wide range of sectors.
In your first year, you have the opportunity to study the fundamental areas of computing science. This includes programming, computer architectures, operating systems and maths for computing. The second year aims to build on this foundation, covering artificial intelligence and database and network systems. At this stage, you will have the chance to specialise in topics such as image processing, robotics and parallel computing. You will also have the opportunity to work on an extended group project. In the third year, you can choose an optional area of study that is of specific interest to you, such as mobile computing or business intelligence, while completing a substantial individual project. Students who choose this four-year MComp programme have the opportunity to study a range of optional modules at Master’s level and to complete a project with real-world applications in an area of individual interest. For the most up to date module information, please visit the course page for this programme on our website. Some programmes provide you with the opportunity to focus your study in a particular area through optional modules. Timetabling arrangements may limit the availability of some optional modules to some students. As the options often reflect staff research interests, they may alter over time due to staff availability.
The way students will be assessed on this course will vary for each module. It could include coursework, such as a dissertation or essay, written and practical exams, portfolio development, group work or presentations to name some examples. Throughout this degree, students may receive tuition from professors, senior lecturers, lecturers, researchers, practitioners, visiting experts or technicians, and they may be supported in their learning by other students.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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- Year 4
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
The University accepts a wide range of qualifications as the basis for entry and will consider applicants who have a mix of qualifications. We also consider applicants with extensive and relevant work experience and will give special individual consideration to those who do not meet the standard entry qualifications.
English language requirements
In addition to meeting the academic requirements, Overseas students will also be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. Please visit our English language requirements page for a full list of the English qualifications we accept: https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/englishlanguagerequirementsandsupport/englishlanguagerequirements/
If you have studied outside of the UK, you can find more information about the wide range of international qualifications we accept by visiting our entry requirements and your country page:
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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