Course Comparison

Course MSc Computer Science (Conversion) MSc Computer and Information Security
Award Master of Science - MSc Master of Science - MSc
Duration 1 year 1 year
Course type Full-time Full-time, Part-time route available
Placement - (+ optional placement)
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics
Entry requirements

A first degree in a non-computing related discipline or equivalent industrial experience. The programme is not appropriate for students who qualify for post-graduate study on a specialist post-graduate computing programme.

The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is 6.5.

English language requirements

A good first degree in computing or a computing-related discipline. A lower degree classification may be considered if you can demonstrate a significant level of experience in the security area, with competence in computer programming. Professional experience may also be taken into consideration.

The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is 6.5.

English language requirements

No graduates of BSc (Hons) Computer and Information Security from Plymouth University will be accepted.