Computer Science - with or without Applied Research

Ulster University - Belfast

Computer Science - with or without Applied Research

Computer Science (with or without Applied Research).

Creating the next generation of high-quality professionals for the Computer Science industry.

This is a specialist programme that prepares you for an industrial career with a comprehensive understanding and practical experience of the advanced concepts, paradigms, algorithms, theories, and techniques underpinning advanced computing systems. The course covers leading-edge subjects of programming, networks, sensor technologies, machine learning and statistical modelling and the areas of computer science, artificial intelligence and internet of things.

Further motivated by evidence of demand from industry and business for upskilling of staff in the areas of computer science, this course addresses the growing demands in the sector by training a new kind of computing specialist who is able to both manage data, understand business process and implement solutions which interconnect them as part of a larger system.

The delivery of the course is supported by multimillion-pound infrastructure of a large-scale pervasive and mobile computing environment, a suite of contemporary sensing technologies and rapid prototyping facilities.

For further course details please see "Course Web Page" below.

Entry requirements

To apply to our postgraduate taught programmes, you must meet the University's General Entrance Requirements and any course-specific requirements.

These vary depending on the course and are detailed online.

If English language is not your first language this course requires a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0, or equivalent. Visit for more details on English language requirements.

For full entry requirements please see "Course Web Page" below.

Application dates

Your Application
You can apply directly to Ulster any time of year. We advise that you submit your application two weeks prior to your course start date to ensure sufficient time to review your application and, should you be made an offer, complete all necessary enrolment admin.

To start an application, you must create an Ulster University account. Do not worry. You don't need to complete your application in one go. We understand that this is a big decision. Our admissions team are on hand to help you with both the form and any documentation that you may need as part of your application.

Application is through the University's online application system (see "Application Weblink" below).


Full-Time/Part-Time. Applied Research available full-time only.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    MSc with Applied Practice/MSc/PGDip

  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7,Degree - Masters at UK Level 7

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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