School of Computer Science

MSc Computer Science - 2011

Final Award MSc
Interim Award PGDip
Programme TitleComputer Science
School/DepartmentSchool of Computer Science
Banner Code0008
Length of Programme1 years
Total Credits180
UCAS CodeNone
Awarding InstitutionThe University of Birmingham
Designed for accreditation by BCS
QAA Benchmarking GroupsComputing

Educational Aims Of Programme

  • Coverage of the core areas of computer science.
  • A choice of options to reflect the student's interests and first degree.

Programme Outcomes and Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategies

Knowledge and Understanding

Skills & Other Attributes

  • An understanding of commercial software engineering and a responsible, ethical and open-minded attitude to their work.

Transferable Skills

  • The ability to work independently on a substantial software project and as an effective team member.
  • Management of learning and development, including time management, organizational skills, and the ability to pursue independently further development of their IT education.