University of Glasgow
Computing Science Faster Route MSc
University of Glasgow

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Computer Science

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Computer Science at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £34000 £32500 £39000
25-75 percentile range £30000 - £40000 £25000 - £40000 £26000 - £47000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Computer Science

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £29821 £25150 £29857
25-75 percentile range £24771 - £35770 £18886 - £32933 £21689 - £41100

Course Description

COMPUTING SCIENCE is wide-ranging: from programming and engineering large software systems to the design and evaluation of human-computer interfaces, algorithms, computer and network systems, artificial intelligence, information retrieval and big data systems. The School of Computing Science launched the pioneering Centre for Computing Science Education in 2017, in recognition of our commitment to leadership and innovation in educational practice.

Accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Computing Science Faster Route MSc at University of Glasgow

85% Teaching and Childcare Associate Professionals
0% Business and public service associate professionals
0% Elementary occupations
0% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
0% Administrative occupations
0% Sales occupations
0% Teaching Professionals
0% Media Professionals

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Computer Science


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Computing Science Faster Route, MSc, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2

University Rankings

Positions of University of Glasgow in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Glasgow in related subject specific rankings.

Computer Science

    • #3 
    • #16 
    Computer Science
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #2 
    • #151 
    Computer Science
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #2 
    • #301 
    Computer Science
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]

See all 35 university rankings of University of Glasgow

About University of Glasgow

The ancient University of Glasgow owns and manages three distinct campus locations: Gilmorehill, Garscube, and Dumfries campus. The primary building for the majority of students is Gilmorehill, where learners have the opportunity to earn a degree from the university’s diverse Liberal Arts subjects, as well as participate in well funded research projects. The city of Glasgow has a well deserved reputation for having some of the friendliest locals in the UK, as well as being one of the cultural centres of Scotland.

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Where is this programme taught

Gilmorehill (Main) Campus
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