Data Science and Computing UK master's

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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. We are based just minutes from Manchester city centre, a thriving and sustainable city in the UK, and a leading regional centre for computer science.


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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 postgraduate degree in Cyber Security, Threat Intelligence and Forensics.

  • BCS-accredited programme
  • Study full or part-time with start dates in January and September
  • Explore penetration testing, cyber forensics, and malware reverse engineering

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.

  • BCS-accredited programme
  • Opportunity to gain SAS certification during your studies
  • Study full or part-time with start dates in January and September 

Great reasons to choose Salford


By using industry collaboration to develop our BCS-accredited courses, we will help you to develop knowledge and skills increasingly sought by employers


You can choose to start in January and September, with our modular study pathways designed to build your knowledge in a supportive way


We offer a range of scholarships to international students including a £3,500 discount

Studying computer science as a postgraduate