Birmingham City University offers a postgraduate program of student in Computer Science at the full-time (13 month) and part-time (29) study, that takes place over three semesters. Students interested in obtaining comprehensive knowledge and appropriate skills in a plethora of topics pertaining to advanced computing sciences should consider applying for this course. Students will be trained in the central theme of the programme which is the development of the innovative and novel application of mobile and distributed computer networks and systems. Along with this central theme the programme also give students to opportunity to gain information and issues in data mining, software development, and web science.

Students interested in gaining a strong research foundation along with computing skill and expertise should consider inquiring about this program. For working students this programme is attractive due to the part-time option, and the entry requirements which allow potential students that have expertise in the area of study to submit proof of that expertise or knowledge for acceptance review. Additionally the modules in this programme of study are reinforced by over £2 million of from CISCO systems. This equipment is used to support the laboratory-based work and research that is carried out in this programmed of study. This programme consists of eight course modules with an additional module that culminate the programme with the Master’s Project.


Modules in this postgraduate programme of study including

  • Semester 1
  • Professional Skills and Research Methods 15 Credits
  • Advanced Software Engineering 15 Credits
  • Network Technology 15 Credits
  • Web Science 15 Credits
  • Semester 2
  •  Technology Entrepreneurship 15 Credits
  • Service Architecture 15 Credits
  • Mobile Software Development 15 Credits
  • Data Systems Integration 15 Credits
  • Semester 3
  • Master’s Project 60 Credits


Entry Requirements

Entry into this program generally requires candidates to hold a minimum of a  Second Class Honours degree or its equivalent in a discipline Related to Computer Science. Potential candidates may also be considered if they do not have the minimum qualifications, but can prove that they have necessary combination of skills, education, or expertise to be successful in the programme through graduation.


Course Fees

Home and EU students – £6,500 / academic year
International students –  £10,500 / academic year


Contact Information

Home and EU Students: +44 (0)121 331 5595

Non-EU Students: +44 (0)121 331 6714


To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)