University of East London

MSc Computer Science

This programme is designed to help students design and develop large-scale, software systems by developing their knowledge and research skills in IT, computer vision and data analytics. Furthermore, it tackles emerging challenges in computer science, including its legal, social, ethical & professional context.

Graduates are expected to have developed the professional skills necessary for a senior career in the IT industry, as well as critical thinking and evidential reasoning, engineering judgement in the decision-making process and the ability to systematically analyse problems and implement effective solutions.


Course Code Course Title Credits
Foundation Courses
UEL-IND-M-100 Induction Module 0.00
Postgraduate Certificate Level
UEL-CN-7021 Advanced Software Engineering 30.00
UEL-CN-7031 Big Data Analytics 30.00
Postgraduate Diploma Level
UEL-CN-7023 Artificial Intelligence and Machine Vision 30.00
UEL-CN-7026 Cloud Computing 30.00
Postgraduate Award Level
UEL-CN-7000 Mental Wealth; Professional Life (Dissertation) 60.00

Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for admission are:

  • An accredited UK Honors Degree with a minimum of 2.2 standing in Computer Science or clearly related subject OR recognised international equivalent qualification (depending on country and level). Some professional qualifications in Computer Science or clearly related subjects at the appropriate level may also be considered. 
  • Official transcripts from all universities, colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions attended.
  • English Proficiency: Students satisfy the English proficiency requirements provided they present a GCSE score with a minimum grade of “C” or IELTS (Academic) with an overall score of at least 6.0 (and no individual component lower than 5.5) or equivalent qualification. Students who do not acquire the above mentioned qualifications are required to take the online Academic English Placement Test. This is an IELTS-type test (Reading & Writing) where students need to score an overall 6.0 (with no individual component lower than 5.5).
  • Personal Statement (minimum 500 words) explaining how the programme of study will benefit the student’s career progression.
  • Up to date CV
  • Two references (academic or professional) listed on CV stating referee’s full name, contact details, and relationship to the applicant.

Applications from non-standard applicants are welcome and will be considered individually.

* Entry requirements may vary depending on the programme of study.

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