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Computer Science (MEng)

Master of Engineering
4 years
Course Type
UCAS Course code

About this course

We've changed some parts of this course for the 2020 to 2021 academic year due to coronavirus (COVID-19). These changes may affect how we'll teach you and which modules you'll take.

The programme specification addendum (PDF, 405 KB) has all the latest details.

On this computer science master's course you’ll learn how to design, build and deliver software programs and systems. You’ll find out about the latest advances in areas such as machine learning, cyber security and computer vision, preparing you for success in a fast-moving industry. You’ll cover the main areas of computer science, then study advanced topics that suit your career plans.

We offer superb facilities and a wide choice of modules taught by expert researchers.

On this accredited 4-year degree course, you’ll study topics such as:

  • algorithmics

  • data management

  • software design

  • modelling

  • interaction design

  • cyber security

You’ll study in computer science labs that include teaching labs with the latest equipment and high-quality displays, as well as dedicated labs for project work. For modules with an electronics component, you’ll have access to our superb electronics teaching labs.

You can take this course with an additional year-long, paid placement. Apply with UCAS code 10II for the Industrial Studies option.

This MEng Computer Science degree is accredited by the British Computer Society.

We're also accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the programme specification

The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.

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