MSc in Computing (Security and Reliability)
The MSc in Computing (Security and Reliability) 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 a specialist in an area of computing.
Each specialism has a flexible mix of breadth and depth, consisting of two or three compulsory modules as well as choices from a selection of core and optional modules.
This course is also a suitable preparation for PhD studies.
All applicants for this course must have taken computing courses that equate to two years of a computer science undergraduate programme. For further details, see the MSc Computing (Security and Reliability) entry requirements or our FAQs.
Deadline for applications
Applications for October 2023 entry are open; the deadline is 31st July, 2023. 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.
New degree structure expected for 2023/24
Below is the current structure for 2022/23, which may not accurately reflect what is actually to be offered in 2023/24.
The exact list of modules offered may be subject to change.