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Computer Science (MEng)

Master of Engineering
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4 years
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About this course

This course is full and closed to new applications for 2024 entry. Search similar degrees in related courses or by browsing our course finder.

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.

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.

Year in industry

Enhance your employability by taking this course with a paid industrial studies placement year.

Apply using:

  • Course name: Computer Science with Industrial Studies
  • UCAS code: 10II

You'll spend this extra year at one of our partner companies, applying the skills and knowledge you've learned so far.

The fee is 20% of the standard annual tuition fee.

We regularly review our courses to ensure and improve quality. This course may be revised as a result of this. Any revision will be balanced against the requirement that the student should receive the educational service expected. Find out why, when, and how we might make changes.

Our courses are regulated in England by the Office for Students (OfS).

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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