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Master of Science

MSc Computer Science (Conversion)

This practical MSc Computer Science conversion course at The University of Law is designed to prepare you for the real world. Our graduates will leave us ready to explore how digital technology can be applied in their non-computing fields, or ready to work in IT roles across a range of industries, including technology, business, law and public services.

Choose one of three pathways to specialise in areas that interest you: pure computing, computing in a law context, and computing in a business context. You can find more detailed module information below.

We are focused on your future employability and alongside your studies you will have the opportunity to build valuable work experience, apply theory to the real world, and enrich your CV by working with local and national companies on live projects to solve challenges and support their needs.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

2:2 or above from a UK Bachelors degree, or equivalent qualifications.

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Entry requirements

Locations

London Bloomsbury

Next start date

June 2024

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Unique modules such as Data Management Technologies and Applications of Artificial Intelligence enhance your future career prospects.

We have an overall 5 Star rating from QS World University Rankings and 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Academic Development and Inclusiveness.

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Course Details

MSc Computer Science (Conversion)

On this course you will build your knowledge in core computing concepts such as designing and building software, data management and creating effective web presence. You will then tailor your course around your interests by choosing modules that match your interests and career ambitions.

Alongside your studies, we will immerse you in the local tech community, with regular guest speakers and networking events allowing you to learn from the experts and make connections to support your future career prospects.

What are the career opportunities in Computer Science?

MSc Computer Science graduates can start out as cyber security professionals, AI/Data science engineers, analysts, testers, programmers, consultants, web/mobile developers, technical architects, or helpdesk engineers. They would also have the knowledge and experience to start their own business or apply their new skills to their existing fields.

Why study Computer Science at The University of Law?

  • Dedicated Employability support: Computer Science-specific Careers Consultants and industry-specific resources such as Career Guides and application and interview tips to support with your job search.
  • Cross-disciplinary learning environment: During your studies, you will network and share facilities with students of law, business, criminal justice and psychology, offering you the opportunity to apply your skills to a variety of different industries.
  • Practical course content: Through hackathons, live labs, live coding exercises and work experience, you will gain hands-on experience, obtaining the ability to design and develop software solutions for today’s big business problems.
  • Transferable skills: Alongside your computing knowledge, we focus on the development of transferable skills such as teamwork, problem solving and organisational skills.

You won’t need any specialist equipment at home, as all the software you will use is cloud-based. Our campuses will house specialist equipment that you will need, such as high-spec computers and VR headsets.

The application deadlines for our September 2024 intake are as follows:

  • International students applying outside the UK requiring a Student Route Visa: Monday 29th July 2024
  • International students applying within the UK requiring a Student Route Visa: Monday 9th September 2024
  • Domestic students: Friday 27th September 2024

Course Structure

On our MSc Computer Science (Conversion) you will study two core modules which introduce the fundamentals of computing, and and then tailor your studies to your area of interest and career goals.

Core modules:

  • Web Technologies (30 credits)
  • Data Management Technologies (30 credits)
  • MSc Project in Computer Science (60 credits)

Optional modules:

  • Software Development (15 credits)
  • Applications of Artificial Intelligence (15 credits)
  • Cloud and Network Management (15 credits)

All optional modules are indicative and subject to availability.

On our MSc Computer Science (Conversion) you will study two core modules which introduce the fundamentals of computing, and then tailor your studies to your area of interest and career goals.

Core modules:

  • Web Technologies (30 credits)
  • Data Management Technologies (30 credits)
  • MSc Project in Computer Science (60 credits)

Optional modules:

  • Cyberlaws (30 credits)
  • Corporate Governance and Disruptive Technologies (30 credits)

All optional modules are indicative and subject to availability.

On our MSc Computer Science (Conversion) you will study two core modules which introduce the fundamentals of computing, and then tailor your studies to your area of interest and career goals.

Core modules:

  • Web Technologies (30 credits)
  • Data Management Technologies (30 credits)
  • MSc Project in Computer Science (60 credits)

Optional modules:

  • Cloud and Network Management (15 credits)
  • New Venture Creation (15 credits)
  • Data and Decision Making (15 credits)

All optional modules are indicative and subject to availability.

 

Course Start Dates

  • MSc Computer Science (Conversion)
    • Full-time: London Bloomsbury
  • MSc Computer Science (Conversion)
    • Full-time: London Bloomsbury
  • MSc Computer Science (Conversion)
    • Full-time: London Bloomsbury

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Course Information

 

To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdown.

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Assessments are designed to meet the programme and module learning outcomes and are both formative and summative. The formative assessments include the preparation and feedback from teaching sessions (e.g. lectures, seminars, workshops and presentations). Summative assessment that contributes to the grade, may include portfolios, artefacts, group work/studies, presentations (vide, oral, poster) and reflective assignments.

Quizzes and small scale class exercises will be used to develop confidence in the first 2-3 weeks, and will then be optional for the remainder of a unit. The aim of this formative assessment is to allow a safe-environment in which to learn which does not impact negatively on student performance.

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All students on our MSc Computer Science (Conversion) will study two core modules which introduce the fundamentals of computing:

  • Web Technologies
  • Data Management Technologies

You will then choose optional modules under one of three pathways to tailor your studies to your area of interest and career goals.

  • Pure Computing focus
  • Computing in Law focus
  • Computing in Business focus

All optional modules are indicative and subject to availability.

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Employability We Set You Up For Success

We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.

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Fees and Applying

 

You can apply for the MSc Computer Science (Conversion) directly with the University.

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2023/24 Course Fee (for courses starting on or after 1 July 2023)

Domestic students: £9,000
Non-domestic students: £14,500 (or £13,000 including a £1,500 International Bursary*)

*Terms and Conditions apply: pdf_students_international-bursary-tcs-2023-24.pdf (law.ac.uk)

2024/25 Course Fee (for courses starting on or after 1 July 2024)

Domestic students: £10,200
Non-domestic students: £17,000 (or £15,500 including a £1,500 International Bursary**)

**Terms and Conditions apply: pdf_students_international-bursary-tcs-2024-25.pdf (law.ac.uk)

 


By studying a Master's degree you could be eligible for a Postgraduate Loan.

If you’re a ULaw alumnus, you may be eligible to receive our £1000 Academic Master's Alumni Discount.

We also have a range of scholarships and bursaries available to help you invest in your future.

 

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We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

If you are an international student and are coming to the UK to study, then you must apply to the Home Office for a visa. In most cases you will need to obtain a Student Route visa. In order to apply for this visa you must be sponsored by an education provider which is licensed by the UK Home Office.

The Home Office has also introduced a Graduate Work visa which allows Graduates to work flexibly, switch jobs and develop their career in the UK for 2 years post completion of a UK degree. The Graduate route is an unsponsored visa, meaning students will not need a job offer to apply for this visa.

Please note that the University does not currently provide visa sponsorship to students for part-time study. We also cannot sponsor students for online courses due to Home Office regulations.

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