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The MSc in Computing (Specialism) is a taught postgraduate course aimed at students with a good academic degree who may not have studied computing exclusively but who have studied a considerable amount of computing already. 

Applicants who want to become a specialist in a particular area of computing and who want to take a first crucial training step towards that goal are the natural target for this course. The expectation of graduates is that this course enables them to have rewarding careers as specialist in an area of Computing.

Each specialism has a flexible mix of breadth and depth, consisting of compulsory modules, selective specialised modules as well as choices from a wider selection of topics.

This course is also a suitable preparation for PhD studies.

Applications for October 2024 entry are open; the deadline is 31st July, 2024.  However, please be advised that we reserve the right to close applications before this date if sufficient offers have been made.  We therefore strongly recommend applying sooner rather than later.

All applicants for this course must have taken computing courses that equate to two years of a computer science undergraduate programme. 

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