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MSc Computer Science (Software Development)

Designed to prepare students for a multitude of careers in the sector, the illuminating MSc Computer Science (Software Development) programme provides exciting opportunities for graduates to progress to specialist, one-year, US masters degrees at Northeastern University, while benefiting from an alumni scholarship, combined with two-year work visas for students wishing to kick start their career in the UK or USA.

MSc Computer Science (Software Development)


MSc Computer Science (Software Development)


St Katharine Docks, London

Study mode:

Full-time or part-time

Study Abroad:

Optional Dual Masters


One year (FT) or two years (PT)

Start date:

19th September 2022 (see term dates)

Annual tuition fees:

Home: £11,000 (FT) / £5,500 (PT)

International: £23,000 (FT)/ £11,500 (PT)

International: Scholarships of up to £1,500 available
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Designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in computer science, the MSc Computer Science masters programme combines both computing and important application domains, enabling you to increase your broad-based knowledge in the field while focusing on one of a range of curricular specialisations.  Read more

This programme will combine both computing and application domains, enabling students to increase broad-knowledge in the field, whilst focusing on wide range of disciplines including mobile application development, algorithms, web development and artificial intelligence. This MSc Computer Science masters will enable you to:

  • Exhibit proficiency in the design, implementation and testing of software
  • Demonstrate skills and experience working in small teams
  • Apply algorithmic and theoretical computer-science principles to solve computing problems from a variety of application areas
  • Demonstrate the ability to learn and develop competencies in specialized or emerging computer science fields

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The MSc Computer Science masters programme at New College of the Humanities is based on the established Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) programme offered by the Khoury College of Computer Sciences at the College’s partner institution, Northeastern University.


The College’s MSc Computer Science masters is a 180-credit programme.

Part-time study

The Masters programme can be taken part-time over two years. Part-time students attend the same classes as their full-time colleagues, taking 50% of the course load each academic year. Read more

Our Masters programmes are demanding and we advise students that, if they intend to work alongside the course, their work should be flexible in nature. However, we will work with students, where possible taking into account their individual circumstances and need, to be flexible with our provisions.

Career Development

Graduates of the US programme have found success in a wide range of careers, including:

  •       Software Development Engineer at Amazon
  •       Consultant at Deloitte
  •       Software Engineer at Microsoft
  •       Full Stack Developer at Cartera Commerce, Inc.

Dual Masters Options

Should they desire, graduates of the MSc Computer Science have the exciting opportunity to undertake a Dual Masters Degree with our global partner Northeastern University in Boston, USA. Read more

Graduates will be able to undertake a further year of study on a second Northeastern University masters degree programme, in Boston, USA, enabling them to foster more specialised and advanced skills. They will also be eligible for a two-year visa allowing them to work in the USA after graduation.

Our dual masters are F-1 Visa Compliant meaning students will be eligible to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT) after they have been enrolled full time for one complete academic year.

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