MSc in Computer Science atLancaster University School of Computing & Communications


12 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • Computer science is a dynamic discipline, applicable to a diverse range of industries
  • This master program explores cutting-edge innovation in experimental computer science and provides students with a solid grounding of professional, real-world experience
  • It has been designed specifically to meet the needs of contemporary industrial and research environments. As a result, this program blends advanced academic teaching with rigorous practical and professional experience
  • The modules will provide students with a wealth of specialist knowledge and skills, covering a range of topics informed by our research excellence
  • Topics include Distributed Systems; Advanced Human-Computer Interaction; and Systems Architecture and Integration
  • Students will also gain real-world, applicable work experience by working with one of the partner companies, providing them with insight into a professional ICT environment


  • University Rankings
    • #301-400

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2022

    • #146

      - QS 2023

    • #122

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #11

      - The Complete University Guide 2023

    • #14

      - The Guardian 2023

    • #182

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 22,52,294
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 5,48,141
TransportationINR 36,356
Books and StationaryINR 77,906
Miscellaneous ExpensesINR 1,03,875
TotalINR 7,66,278

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 Pound = INR 99.88


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned



  • Applicants must have a 2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in Computer Science or a similar degree
  • The degree should have covered Programming with either Java, C# or C++
  • At least 3 years of Bachelor's degree is required
  • At least 60% overall, with at least 55% in each year (year 2 onwards)


Marks - 58/90

  • With a minimum of 50 in each component of the test


Marks - 6.5/9

  • With a minimum of 6.0 in each element of the test

Other eligibility criteria
Non-standard applicants may also be considered, please contact the university for information Contact: Admissions Team +44 (0) 1524 592032 or email
Conditional Offer


Students may get a conditional offer. A conditional offer means applicant still needs to meet the requirements – usually exam results

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Two References are required
    • Ideally, one should be from someone who can comment on the applicant's suitability for academic study
    • For example, a tutor who has taught the applicant during his/her previous studies
    • Professional reference may be accepted, if the applicant is unable to provide an academic reference 

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for UK.

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