University of Essex has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Ranked among the top Computer Science (and Information Systems) departments on the planet according to the QS World University Rankings (2017), our MSci Computer Science gives you a great understanding in computer science and related disciplines such as software engineering and artificial intelligence. You combine theory with extensive practical laboratory sessions and both group and individual work. Our four-year integrated Masters enables you to achieve a postgraduate level qualification, providing an ideal basis for careers where research and independent project management are required, including progression to a PhD. Your first three years cover increasingly advanced material at undergraduate level, while your fourth year is based exclusively on Masters-level material including computational intelligence, brain-computer interfaces and robotics, taught by leading international experts.
Many of our courses offer a choice of optional modules to tailor your learning experience. More information about these can be found on the University of Essex website.
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Colchester Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Entry requirements for students studying BTEC qualifications are dependent on subjects studied. Advice can be provided on an individual basis. The standard required is generally at Distinction level.|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 6 credits
M: 39 credits
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||32 points||
Including Standard Level Mathematics or Maths Studies grade 4 or above (if not taken at Higher Level). Maths in the IB is not required if you have already achieved GCSE Maths at grade C/4 or above.
We are happy to consider a combination of separate IB Diploma Programmes at both Higher and Standard Level. Exact offer levels will vary depending on the range of subjects being taken at higher and standard level, and the course applied for. Please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for more information.
In addition all applicants require GCSE Mathematics at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent).
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
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Undergraduate Admissions Office
Fax: 01206 872808