Taught Masters

Our MSc programmes are designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career aspirations.

The School provides access to state-of-the-art services and facilities for all its students, including dedicated teaching laboratories, individual supervision, mentoring by a member of academic staff and access to our Knowledge Business Centre (KBC), which links with over 500 ICT related businesses to provide an invaluable resource for finding employment or starting your own company.

Computer Science MSc

This programme will enhance students’ understanding in a range of current areas of computer science in relation to distributed systems, data science and human and computers. Study is enhanced through interaction with world-class researchers in their field through an initial three-week placement with them and a subsequent project doing in-depth work and research on a chosen topic.

Cyber Security MSc

The overall aim of this MSc is to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to work within the IT security profession. We combine advanced technical skills with disciplines such as Economics, Risk Management, Psychology and Social Science.

Data Science Msc

This MSc is aimed at those students who wish to develop skills in the emerging discipline of Data Science. A variety of routes through the MSc are provided, allowing students to choose from a range of elective modules based on their own interests.

Wireless Communication Systems MSc

The flourishing marketplace for mobile networks has meant that the telecommunication companies are making their largest profits from this sector of the industry. Therefore, demand for jobs and for trained engineers to fill those jobs remains very high.

Other Masters Degrees

MSc Scholarships

Lancaster University will often have a variety of individual MSc Scholarships on unique subjects that you can apply for.

Communication Systems by Research MSc

The MSc by Research programme can be tailored to your individual research needs. You will first take an induction course leading to the production of a learning contract with a research supervisor and subsequently develop a research proposal that forms the basis of the rest of your study.