Postgraduate MEng

Computer Science

Gain the expertise to apply for a hands-on technical role or a management position in this fast-moving field.

Computer Science

Course Overview

  • UCAS code


    8L17
  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    4 Years
  • Start date


    20 Sep 2021

With technology firms around the world crying out for highly skilled graduates, this course is dedicated to putting you at the forefront of computer science engineering.

As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Graduate with a masters-level qualification on completion
  • Study key STEM subject area themes, as outlined by the Government  
  • Develop the skills to be able to solve computing problems in any industry, in a networked and converged world packed with opportunities
  • Examine computer systems, understand how they work, the problems that arise and the implications of what companies are developing
  • Hone your expertise in emerging technologies and build your abilities in project management and teamworking
  • Study a variety of topics including advanced software engineering, cloud computing, network management, industrial control systems, robotics and systems integration
     
 

This course was designed in partnership with industry, ensuring your studies are current and reflect the latest trends in computer science engineering. Our teaching team has a wealth of industrial and research experience which will feed into your learning. Guest lectures by leading industry practitioners will enable you to benefit from their expertise.

We’re committed to giving you hands-on experience that will impress employers when you graduate. Many of your assessments will be practical and you’ll give demonstrations and produce projects, reports and presentations that will help you link theory to practice. 

If you undertake a paid placement during your second year, you’ll have a fantastic opportunity to gain invaluable experience. We also organise an annual event which will enable you to showcase your projects and ideas with industry.

 

Why study Computer Science at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Fantastic placement opportunities
  2. Industry experienced expert teaching team
  3. Practical assessments such as demonstrations, group projects, reports and presentations will help you link the theory you are learning to industry practice, preparing you for life in the workplace
  4. Showcase your projects and network with experts from industry at our annual showcase event
  5. 100% of Computer Science students were satisfied with their course*

* National Student Survey 2020

BSc (Hons) Computer Science student Darren talks about his experiences of studying at Leeds Beckett.

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