2015/16: Scotland/EU £4,500; Rest of UK £5,500; International £13,200
Why this course?
Computer science supports the build, development and use of computer systems.
There is a growing need across the world for skilled, advanced computer science professionals. This course helps you develop the skills necessary to design and deploy sophisticated modern software systems in a range of application areas.
You’ll improve your practical software engineering skills and learn new theories of software development. This course gives you the necessary qualifications to get a skilled position in the computing industry.
Our courses have some of the highest student satisfaction rates in the UK and our graduates are highly sought after.
Diploma and MSc students will study the following classes: - Software Architecture and Design - Advanced Topics in Software Engineering - Designing Usable Systems - Distributed Information Systems - Mobile Software and Applications - Personal Study - Research Methods
You can also take a tailored programme of options from our other Masters classes. This allows you to graduate with a degree in Advanced Computer Science. Those who progress to the Masters will undertake an individual project.
Individual project/dissertation (MSc students only)
You’ll take on an individual research project on an approved topic related to your selected pathway. You’ll pursue a specific interest in further depth, giving scope for original thought, research and technical presentation of complex ideas.
Pre-Masters preparation course
The Pre-Masters Programme is a preparation course for international students (non EU/UK) who do not meet the entry requirements for a Masters degree at the University of Strathclyde. The Pre-Masters programme provides progression to a number of degree options. To find out more about the courses and opportunities on offer visit isc.strath.ac.uk or call today on +44 (0) 1273 339333 and discuss your education future. You can also complete the online application form. To ask a question please fill in the enquiry form and talk to one of our multi-lingual Student Enrolment Advisers today.
Learning & teaching
The course is taught through lectures, tutorials and practical laboratories.
There'll be opportunities for you to meet industry employers and take part in recruitment events.
As a graduate of advanced software engineering you could be an analyst, architect or developer. There's a demand for advanced practitioners and researchers in the growing area of embedded systems development.
How much will I earn?
- Systems analyst - typical salaries for junior analysts are around £25,000. More experienced analysts earn £40,000 a year, on average.* - Applications developer - graduate salaries start at around £20,000. This can vary depending on the size of the employer and the sector which you are working in. The typical salary range for a senior applications developer is approximately £45,000 to £50,000.*