What Will You Study

This unique MSc offers a ground-breaking curriculum that blends general and specialist modules in contemporary computer science areas with wider interdisciplinary and practical training. So, as well as computer science modules like cloud computing, the semantic web, big data analysis, enterprise systems and interaction design you will take introductory modules in management and design (delivered by Lancaster University Management School and ImaginationLancaster). Chinese language, cultural and business seminars will allow you to benefit from a rich and distinctive learning experience, including a two-week study visit to China. You will build on your academic and practical experience to develop and deliver an in-depth innovation-themed project in collaboration with a UK company. Our highly supportive learning environment will help you to acquire a deep understanding of advanced technical skills in computer science coupled with the processes and techniques needed to apply innovation globally.

The range of skills and experience provided by this course will put you in a strong position to enter a competitive job market.

Alternative pathways of Design, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Sustainability and Telecommunications are also available.