University of Sussex

Degree level: Postgraduate

Advanced Computer Science (Taught)

There are other course options available which may have a different vacancy status or entry requirements – view the full list of options

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Course summary

This course is for you if you want to develop a career in the IT industry, research or academia. You’ll work with tomorrow’s computer systems. Learn from experts in the Department of Informatics and gain from our links in the software engineering field. Advances across platforms, networks and computers mean new challenges. These dwarf the problems computer science has solved up to now. To meet these challenges, computing needs skilled scientists in system design. You’ll work in an intellectually stimulating environment with research ranging from computer science to digital media to e-business.

Course details


We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2022/23. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity. Core modules are taken by all students on the course. They give you a solid grounding in your chosen subject and prepare you to explore the topics that interest you most.

  • Advanced Software Engineering
  • Topics in Computer Science
  • Advanced Computer Science Project
  • Web Applications and Services
Alongside your core modules, you can choose options to broaden your horizons and tailor your course to your interests. View the course page on our website to see examples of optional modules we offer.

Entry requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above. Your qualification should be in computing, science, mathematics or engineering and you should have significant computing experience. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing. For more information about our entry requirements and English language requirements, please visit our website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Advanced Computer Science at University of Sussex - UCAS