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Each of our taught MSc courses is available in several formats to accommodate students from different backgrounds and to provide maximum flexibility. See more about Taught Master's course formats.

Course overview

This conversion programme prepares graduates from any discipline for a career in computing, or a career involving the application of computing within their original professional field. Our students come from a wide variety of backgrounds including natural sciences, engineering, arts, humanities and social sciences. No prior knowledge of computer science is required.

No prior knowledge of computer science is required.

While studying a taught Master’s programme at the School of Computing, you can gain work experience through our optional industrial placement scheme or with the Kent IT Consultancy (KITC), which provides a project-based consultancy service to businesses in the region. We have strong links with industry including Cisco, IBM, Microsoft and Oracle and are among the top ten in the UK for graduate employment prospects.

A broad introduction is provided, including the key technologies and skills needed for employment. You can explore your personal interests through a variety of optional modules. Advanced intellectual, teamwork, communication and other transferable skills are developed.

Hundreds of past graduates from this course are now working across the globe for companies such as IBM, Cisco, Logica/CMG, Pfizer, Reuters, Shell and Zurich Financial. Some chose technical careers in leading software houses, advanced technology companies or commercial sectors. Others work at the interface between technicians and clients, as systems analysts or consultants. Many now hold senior positions as project leaders or managers. You might like to follow in their footsteps.

Funding is available for well-qualified students of any nationality.

Further details: http://www.cs.kent.ac.uk/teaching/pg/

Course content

(Honours degree entry; see above web page for details of Ordinary degree entry)

The following modules are indicative of those offered on this programme. This list is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules. You may also have the option to take modules from other programmes so that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas that interest you.

CO883 - Systems Architecture (15 credits)

CO884 - Logic and Logic Programming (15 credits)

CO885 - Project Research (15 credits)

CO886 - Software Engineering (15 credits)

CO887 - Web-Based Information Systems Development (15 credits)


Visit the MSc Computer Science - conversion course page on the University of Kent website for more details!

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