601–800 th
World University Rankings 2021
66 th
Impact Rankings 2021
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2020
All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, M15 6BH, United Kingdom

Computer Science - Manchester Metropolitan University

On our advanced, four-year Computer Science degree you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the of the main areas of computer science, including high-performance computing and big data, and explore more specialised areas such as artificial intelligence, internet security and mobile app development. It’s a flexible course, so you can select areas of study to suit your interests. You’ll start off by learning the core subjects of information systems, web design and programming as you begin to build the theoretical and technical foundations of computing. You’ll then move on to topics like networking, security and emerging technologies, as well as learning to work in a variety of coding languages. In your final year, you’ll specialise even further, exploring modern large-scale computer networks and operating systems, high-performance computing and big data. You’ll also get your teeth into a Masters-level project, whether creating systems or managing experimentation, as you bring your skills up to a professional standard. **FEATURES AND BENEFITS:** - This course shares a common first year with our BSc (Hons) Software Engineering course allowing you to transfer between these courses after year 1 as you develop your areas of interest. - You will experience what it's like to work as part of a professional team finding solutions to complex problems via group projects. You can also get involved with extracurricular work to further apply your skills, for example, hackathons, gaming events and the students’ union computing society. - Our excellent facilities include teaching laboratories equipped with high-specification PCs and Apple Macs with specialist, industry-standard software running on either Windows, Linux or Mac OS. - We have specialist labs including a games lab equipped with gaming chairs, keyboards and mice used for our eSports events, an animation lab with a green-screen area and a user experience lab with an eye-tracking system. - We have a rolling plan of replacement for both hardware and software to ensure the School keeps up with developments in the world of computing and technology.

  • Qualification
    Master of Computing (with Honours) - MCompu (H)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,ManchesterUnited Kingdom