MSc Computer Science Conversion

Available at London Bloomsbury campus.

Intake: September and February

Study a practical Computer Science conversion course designed to prepare you for the real world. Our graduates will leave us ready to explore how digital technology can be applied in their non-computing fields, or ready to work in IT roles across a range of industries, including technology, business, law and public services.

Choose one of three pathways to specialise in areas that interest you: pure computing, computing in a law context, and computing in a business context. You can find more detailed module information below.

We are focused on your future employability and alongside your studies you will have the opportunity to build valuable work experience, apply theory to the real world, and enrich your CV by working with local and national companies on live projects to solve challenges and support their needs.

Course details

MSc Computer Science (Conversion)

On this course, we will teach you the fundamentals of computing and how it can be applied to the industry and wider economy, so you will graduate ready to contribute. You will gain hands-on, practical experience, obtaining the ability to design and develop software solutions for today’s big business problems.

You will build your knowledge in core computing concepts such as designing and building software, data management and creating effective web presence. You will then tailor your course around your interests by choosing modules that match your interests and career ambitions – such as cyber security, AI and The Internet of Things.

Alongside your studies, we will immerse you in the local tech community, with regular guest speakers and networking events allowing you to learn from the experts and make connections to support your future career prospects.

Why study Computer Science at The University of Law?

Dedicated Employability support

Computer Science-specific Careers Consultants and industry-specific resources such as Career Guides and application and interview tips to support with your job search.

Cross-disciplinary learning environment

During your studies, you will network and share facilities with students of law, business, criminal justice and psychology, offering you the opportunity to apply your skills to a variety of different industries.

Specialist optional modules

Our range of optional modules cover cyber security, AI and machine learning, cyber forensics and analytics, allowing you to gain the knowledge to apply for roles in your area of interest, or progress to specialist postgraduate study.

Transferable skills

Alongside your computing knowledge, you will also develop transferable skills such as teamwork, problem solving and organisational skills.

Core modules

  • Web Technologies (30 credits)
  • Data Management Technologies (30 credits) 
  • MSc Project in Computer Science (60 credits)

Optional modules

Pure Computing Focus

  • Software Development (15 credits)
  • Applications of Artificial Intelligence (15 credits)
  • Cloud and Network Management (15 credits)

Computing in Law Focus

  • Cyberlaws (30 credits)
  • Corporate Governance and Disruptive Technologies (30 credits)

Computing in Business Focus

  • Cloud and Network Management (15 credits)
  • New Venture Creation (15 credits)
  • Data and Decision Making (15 credits)

To find out more, please visit: https://www.law.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/computer-science/msc-computer-science-conversion/  

Find out more about our Career Service and embedded employability skills here: https://www.law.ac.uk/employability/science/  

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