Masters | Postgraduate Course - Computer Science with Business MSc Course Details within University of Exeter

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Tuition fees per year 2019/20 UK/EU: £10,500 full-time; £5,250 part-time International: £23,700 full-time
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Computer Science with Business MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

MSc Computer Science with Business combines core Computer Science modules with modules in Management, Strategy, Marketing and Accounting. This course is taught in partnership between the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences and the University of Exeter Business School. This blend of business and science is designed for students wanting management or leadership roles working with data.

You will be able to engage with the latest developments from a range of Computer Science topics with leading academics in the field. Course content draws directly upon our particular research strengths in artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, high performance computing and networks, and cyber-security.

Module details

Compulsory modules

  • ECMM427 Group Development Project 30
  • ECMM454 Computer Science Business Project 60

Optional modules
Select upto 60 credits:

  • ECMM408 Logic, Ontology, and Knowledge Representation 15
  • ECMM409 Nature-Inspired Computation 15
  • ECMM410 Research Methodology 15
  • ECMM422 Machine Learning 15
  • ECMM423 Evolutionary Computation & Optimisation 15
  • ECMM424 Computer Modelling and Simulation 15
  • ECMM426 Computer Vision 15
  • ECMM439 Social Networks and Text Analysis 15
  • ECMM440 High Performance Computing and Data Architectures 15
  • ECMM445 Learning from Data 15
  • ECMM7XX M-level modules in Mathematics 15
  • ECM34XX ECM34xx modules in Computer Science upto 30 credits 30

Select at least 30 credits

  • BEMM114 Managing Operations 15
  • BEMM118 Strategic Innovation Management 15
  • BEMM119 Strategy 15
  • BEMM148 Marketing Strategy 15
  • BEAM045 Accounting for International Managers 15
  • BEMM129 Digital Business Models 15
  • BEAM045 Leadership & Global Challenges 15

Entry Requirements

Candidates will be required to have at least a 2:1 degree in a numerate subject, and must be able to show evidence of good programming ability in recognised modern computer languages.

Candidates may be interviewed by video conference to assess their programming ability and suitability for the course.

We do consider all applications where there is evidence of exceptional performance in modules relevant to the programme of study, significant relevant work experience or professional qualifications. 

Programme Funding

We offer numerous scholarships to encourage exceptional students to apply for Masters programmes at the University of Exeter.

Student Destinations

Computer Science is at the forefront of technology and innovation. With connectivity at the heart of society, there is an increasing need for graduates who are able to understand the latest techniques and technology to negotiate problems. Huge opportunities exist for the businesses and individuals who can solve these problems using the latest technology such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, high performing computing and cyber security.

MSc Computer Science with Business is designed for the business leaders of the future. By combining advanced Computer Science with modules in Management, Strategy and Accounting this programme provides a postgraduate experience that gives our graduates a competitive edge in the job market and beyond.