Computer Science at University of Warwick - UCAS

Course summary

The Computer Science MSc is for technically minded graduates with experience in computer science, mathematics or physical sciences. Ranked 2nd in the UK (REF 2014), Warwick's Computer Science department will train you in using the latest techniques in industry and provide you with a set of skills essential in your future career. Course overview This course is designed for technically-minded graduates with a background in computer science, mathematics or the physical sciences. It provides a comprehensive preparation for the use of cutting-edge techniques in industry, though its research focus also makes it an excellent starting point for research career, through PhD study or in a commercial setting.


Core modules

  • Dissertation Project
  • Research Methods
  • Foundations of Computing
Optional modules Optional modules can vary from year to year. Example optional modules may include:
  • High Performance Computing
  • Algorithmic Game Theory
  • Formal Systems Development
  • Image and Video Analysis
  • Agent Based Systems
  • Quantum Computing
  • Computational Biology
  • Data Mining
  • Foundations of Data Analytics
  • Sensor Networks and Mobile Data Communications
  • Advanced Computer Security
  • Social Informatics
  • Natural Language Processing
Read more about the core and optional modules offered within Computer Science on the University's module catalogue.

Assessment method

You will be assessed through a variety of methods; exams, coursework, presentations and a dissertation. Exams take place in the summer term; usually in May and/or June with dissertations expected to be completed in September.

Entry requirements

**Minimum requirements** First Class Honours degree or a high 2:i undergraduate degree. The degree must be in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, or another relevant quantitatively-focused degree. **English language requirements** You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following: - Band A - IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0. **International qualifications** We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information, please visit the international entry requirements page. **Additional requirements** There are no additional entry requirements for this course.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

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Computer Science at University of Warwick - UCAS