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 see new opportunities, more will need computer science professionals to help them to harness the power of data - but also manage the risks.

If you are thinking about postgraduate study to either advance your career, or help you to take a new direction into digital transformation, find out how you can go further with the University of Salford.

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.

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Postgraduate study with Salford