In a technology-driven world, computers are everywhere – helping us transfer information across the globe in milliseconds, shop online, do homework, play games, navigate new locations or regulate intravenous medicine. Computers are getting smaller and more powerful every day; the science behind them gaining is in complexity and sophistication.
Accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), this Master’s degree is ideal if you wish to expand your capability and expertise in this field. The course focuses on practical applications, developing knowledge and skills in areas, such as hardware and software systems, which are current and relevant to employers.
Our Computer Science MSc course is aimed at enabling you to acquire advanced skills and knowledge that would enhance your career prospects.
This professionally accredited degree combines theories and practices in programming, computer architecture and networking, design and development of computer systems, with neural networks, machine learning, cloud computing and intelligent information retrieval.
Why choose this course?
Our Computer Science course enjoys high levels of student satisfaction, the quality of teaching praised for its practical focus on real-world problems and technical projects, supported by experts from industry. You’ll have the chance to learn advanced topics and investigate areas at the forefront of computer science research and industry.
We have a long-established Industry Advisory Board to ensure our syllabus keeps up-to-date with current technology trends and issues. These extensive commercial links also provide you with opportunities to experience the process of working on real-life projects. For example, in one recent project sponsored by Biz App Technologies Ltd, a student developed a voice control interface for accessing a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system. Another, sponsored by Tronic Extreme Ltd involved the development of a web-based GPS tracking system using mobile phones and portable GPS trackers.
We offer excellent facilities, so you can learn core technical competencies of disciplines such as computer hardware, software development and current advanced technologies, using industry-standard equipment, including Microsoft and CISCO, as well as industrial strength collaboration coding platforms, such as Github.
We have a highly experienced team of staff, many who have worked in computer security, software development and computer systems others conducting internationally-rated research in fields such as web development, pervasive computing, artificial intelligence, distributed systems and computing for the creative industries.
International experience opportunities
The content of this course acknowledges the borderless nature of computer science and the common practices and technologies used throughout the globe. We offer you the chance to participate in field trips to a number of different overseas locations, which have previously included China, Poland, Spain and Finland (subject to additional costs and availability).
The practical nature of our course places an emphasis on your future employability, developing a wide range of technical, analytical, design and professional skills. The technical content is regularly reviewed and updated to reflect what is currently important and in demand in industry.
Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The University’s Careers and Employability team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.