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Computer Science

University College London (UCL)

48 months
Duration
25960 GBP/year
5690 GBP/year
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About

Research in the Computer Science programme from University College London (UCL) has made a deep, lasting and sustained impact on today's society.

Overview

The Computer Science programme from University College London (UCL) has built a reputation as one of the major university centres for applied computer science research in Europe. 

Because we have some of the top UK research groups in many fields, you will be supervised by academics at the very forefront of computer science, in a wide range of areas.

Careers

UCL Computer Science graduates secure careers in a variety of organisations including global IT consultancies, City banks and specialist companies in manufacturing industries. 

The department takes pride in helping students in their career choices and offers placements and internships with numerous start-up technology companies, including those on Silicon Roundabout, world-leading companies such as Google, Skype and Facebook, and multi national finance companies including Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan. 

Our graduates secure roles such as applications developers, information systems managers, IT consultants, multimedia programmers, software engineers and systems analysts in companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, Bloomberg, PwC and IBM.

Programme Structure

Research areas:
  • Bioinformatics: protein structure; genome analysis; transmembrane protein modelling; de novo protein design methods; exploiting grid technology; mathematical modelling of biological processes
  • Financial computing: software engineering; computational statistics and machine learning; mathematical modelling
  • Human centred systems: usability of security and multimedia systems; making sense of information; human error and cognitive resilience
  • Information security: cryptology; digital watermarking; cryptoanalysis; steganography
  • Intelligent systems: knowledge representation and reasoning; machine learning
  • Media futures: digital rights management; information retrieval; computational social science; recommender systems
  • Networks: internet architecture; protocols; mobile networked systems; applications and evolution; high-speed networking

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK Master's degree in a relevant discipline with Merit, or a minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Work experience may also be taken into account.
  • If you are intending to apply for a time-limited visa to complete your UCL studies (e.g., Student visa, Skilled worker visa, PBS dependant visa etc.) you may be required to obtain ATAS clearance. This will be confirmed to you if you obtain an offer of a place.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25960 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25960 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5690 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5690 GBP per year during 48 months.

Part-time tuition fee:

  • UK: £2,845/year
  • Overseas: £13,280/year

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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