What Will You Study
The Computer Science MSc has been designed to meet the needs of contemporary industrial and research practices.
Modern computing is characterised by its massive scale, highly interconnected nature and socially oriented user interaction techniques. Under the guidance of our internationally renowned academics, you will learn about the design and development of computer systems, with technology and users in mind, and gain expertise in subjects such as Cloud Computing, Big Data and Data Mining, Enterprise Architectures and Interaction Design.
The degree also provides a placement that allows you to gain practical experiences through interaction with innovative companies or within our internationally renowned research groups.
You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.
Elements of Distributed Systems
Advanced Human-Computer Interaction 1
Systems Architecture and Integration
Advanced Human-Computer Interaction 2
Applied Data Mining
Research Placement or Industry Placement
Director of Studies: Dr Barry Porter
Entry requirements: Second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in Computer Science or a closely related discipline. Relevant industry experience may be considered
Assessment: Coursework and dissertation
Funding: All applicants should consult our information on fees and funding.
Lancaster University's priority is to support every student in making the most of their education. Many of our students each year will be entitled to bursaries or scholarships to help with the cost of fees and/or living expenses. You can find out more about financial support, studentships, and awards for postgraduate study on our website.