Computer Science at University of Southampton - UCAS

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Course summary

Computer science drives the fundamental technologies of today’s connected world. On this wide-ranging MSc programme you'll be able to cover the foundations of a number of specialist areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Software Engineering and Web Science. You can then choose from around 40 specialist modules to deepen your understanding of one or more of these areas. The MSc in Computer Science is ideally suited if you have significant programming experience.


"Compulsory modules include: Topics in Computer Science; MSc Research Project and Dissertation; Research Methods and Project Preparation Optional modules include: Advanced Databases; Advanced Machine Learning; Advanced Programming Language Concepts; Algorithmic Game Theory; Bayesian, Active & Reinforcement Learning; Biologically Inspired Robotics; Biometrics; Computational Finance; Computer Vision; Cryptology; Data Mining; Deep Learning Technologies; Differentiable Programming and Deep Learning; Digital Fortress; Evolution of Complexity; Foundations of Artificial Intelligence; Foundations of Cyber Security; Foundations of Data Science; Foundations of Machine Learning; Image Processing; Intelligent Agents; Knowledge Graphs for AI Systems; Machine Learning Technologies; Mobile Applications Development; Natural Langugage Processing; Network and Web Based Security; Open Data Innovation; Simulation Modelling for Computer Science; Social Media and Network Science; Software Modelling Tools and Techniques for Critical Systems; Software Project Management and Secure Development; Software Security; Web and Cloud Applications;"

Assessment method

Coursework, examinations, written project (design, development or experimental) and dissertation

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Computer Society

How to apply

International applicants

English language: Band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with first-class honours in computer science, software engineering or a closely related subject. Specific module requirements also apply. Please see website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Sponsorship information

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information -

Computer Science at University of Southampton - UCAS