Computer Science Postgraduate Study

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The pandemic has brought technology even closer to our everyday lives. As more organisations across health, business, engineering, finance, and energy explore new technological opportunities, more will need professionals to help them to harness the power of data - but also manage the risks.

With many industries revolutionising how they work, it’s crucial to stay on top of current trends in your sector. If you are thinking about postgraduate study to either advance your current career, or help you to take a new direction into digital transformation, go further with the University of Salford.

Take your computing knowledge further in 2022

Rising to the challenge of our changing world, we offer a range of computing postgraduate courses that can be the start of your next journey. So, if you are looking to move into the world of big data or you want to learn how to be a cybercrime fighter, see how we can help you achieve your goals.

Don’t miss out on an opportunity to make 2022 the year you take your career potential further.  Learn more about our computing postgraduate courses by joining our next open day. You can speak directly to course leaders, ask questions, explore course modules and consider your options. 

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Computer Science Postgraduate Courses

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The University of Salford has a rich and proud history in computer science and informatics teaching and research. Our range of specialist computer science postgraduate courses is designed to prepare you for the next chapter in the evolution of data, information and digital transformation.

Computer science postgraduate courses at Salford

Cyber Security, Threat Intelligence and Forensics (MSc/PgDip)

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Learn how you can fight the rising tide of cyber crime as you develop a specialist skillset with our Cyber Security, Threat Intelligence and Forensics postgraduate degree.

Explores cyber security from both attack and defense (red and blue issues) positions, so you can develop comprehensive subject knowledge.  Current course topics include cyber forensics, information security, privacy and network security and threat intelligence.

Data Science (MSc/PgDip)

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Developed as one of the UK's first postgraduate conversion courses, Data Science at Salford is open to graduates and professionals with an aptitude for maths and a passion for revealing data stories.

Work with real-world messy data and gain experience across the data science stack. Current course topics include big data analytics, advanced databases, applied statistics and data mining. 

You can also gain SAS certification while you study through our partnership with the SAS Student Academy.

Computer science postgraduate research

Take your subject interest further with postgraduate research. 

The Salford Innovation and Research Centre (SIRC) is home to Informatics PhD and Research Master’s opportunities in knowledge discovery and semantic web, software engineering, big data, data mining and analytics, cyber security, information visualisation and virtual environments.

Explore our Doctoral School to learn more about research training, support and opportunities.

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