Master of Science in Computer Science (MSc)

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Course Overview

Course Level


Course Duration

12 Months (full-time), 18 Months (part-time i) or 24 Months (part-time ii)


Full Time or Part Time

Learning Style


Digital development and other IT topics such as big data will have a huge impact on the future of our society, which means that experts in this field are in great demand. 

A Master in Computer Science will future-proof your career and provide you with all the skills you need.

During your studies, you will acquire key expertise. For example in:

  • Data Science;
  • Software Engineering;
  • Artificial intelligence;
  • Big Data Technologies;
  • Networks and Distributed Systems.


 In Semester 3 of this programme, you'll select two specialisations.

  • Business Analyst: Master the basics of business analysis, acquaint yourself with various use cases, and understand the characteristics of relevant types of data. Become accustomed to different techniques for modelling and circulating data.
  • Data Engineer: Explore the infrastructure of data science: from data storage to provision. Start out by covering the basics of data engineering, and advance to modern architectures such as microservices, along with a variety of other relevant topics.
  • Technical Project Lead: If you’re considering a career that combines technical knowledge with managerial skills, then this specialisation is the right choice for you. Here, you’ll develop the skill set required for owning and managing IT projects across different industries. 
  • BlockChain and Quantum Computing: Blockchain technology is becoming increasingly popular in many different fields, and technology professionals who understand how to work with it are now in high demand. In this module, you’ll cover the foundations of this technology and its potential uses, such as Bitcoin.
  • Advanced Cyber Security and Cryptology: This specialisation offers an advanced analysis of current cyber security topics. You’ll gain the skills necessary for successfully developing a career in data protection in cyber security, as well as different cryptography and IT related roles.
  • IT Governance and Service Management: Build your IT services management skills, and be prepared to tackle the challenges of any IT system.
  • UI/UX Expert: UI/UX experts are an essential component of any IT development project; their responsibility is to ensure that websites, software and web shops are not only functional and beautiful but are also easy and simple to use from a user’s perspective.

Career Prospects

As a specialist, you’ll be able to take on challenging tasks in both the private and public sectors.

  • Software Developer
  • Security Specialist
  • Data Engineer

Learning Style

This programme is available with a full-time (12 months) or part-time (18 or 24 months) commitment. This programme is taught remotely.

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Course Details

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  • Entry Requirements

    An Undergraduate Degree in a related field.

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