During your time as a Masters student in the Department of Computer Science in York, we'll help you make the most of your investment in postgraduate study and support you in your career development plans.
We ensure we are teaching MSc courses that cover topics in demand in industry, giving you the skills and knowledge that are in demand today.
All of our courses have been developed in collaboration with our industrial advisory board, meaning that when you graduate, you will be able to meet the challenges you face in the workplace.
“I can proudly state that my Masters at York has been life-changing, giving me a rock solid foundation for my career. After graduation, I quickly found a job as a UX researcher for a design agency in Bangalore working with some of the biggest companies in India. I now work in Estonia for a CRM software company. “ MSc Human-Centred Interactive Technologies, 2015
“Undertaking the part time Masters course in Safety Critical Systems Engineering was an amazing experience. It was hugely engaging, with healthy and lively debate about the practicalities of applying safety engineering theory within our own industrial sectors. Without doubt, this qualification has opened many opportunities in my chosen field.” MSc Safety Critical Systems Engineering, 2014
“My Masters course provided me with an innovative mix of social and technical skills. From my time at York, I am able to use the experience of challenges and reward from my studies in every aspect of my life. I didn’t just get a degree, but powerful skills that I apply to my professional life every day.” MSc Human-Centred Interactive Technologies, 2015
The MSc in Advanced Computer Science will equip you with a range of advanced skills and enable you to undertake more senior roles in the IT industry, engage in cutting-edge Research and Development or progress to a Computer Science PhD once you have successfully completed the course.
Advanced Computer Science skills are in demand across all industry sectors but popular industries for our graduates include:
Recent graduates have secured positions at the following companies:
Our MSc in Cyber Security enables you to develop a wide-ranging and comprehensive skill set in effective cyber security measures, threats and technologies. If you are interested in pursuing a career in industry or government, this course will provide you with a broad education in cyber security. Previous graduates have gone on to technical roles, such as malware analysis, security design, penetration testing and broader roles such as risk assessment, security planning, or security consultancy. Some previous students have returned to their home countries to teach security, and others have gone on to study for a PhD.
Cyber Security expertise is in demand across all industry sectors but popular industries for our graduates include:
Recent Cyber Security graduates have secured positions at the following companies:
Our MSc in Human-Centred Interactive Technologies will equip you with the skills to undertake leading and professional roles related to the design and evaluation of interactive technologies in industry, commerce, academia and public service. Graduates have taken up roles such as UX Designer, Experience Designer, User Researcher and User Experience Consultant. The course includes a significant individual study module providing a valuable experience for students who wish to go on to study for a PhD.
The importance of user experience is recognised across industry sectors but popular industries for our graduates include:
Recent HCIT graduates have secured positions at the following companies:
The MSc in Safety Critical Systems Engineering is designed to prepare students for work in the demanding field of Safety Systems Engineering. On completing the course, you will be equipped to play leading and professional roles in safety critical systems engineering-related aspects of industry and commerce. Graduates have taken up or progressed further in roles such as Safety Consultant, Safety Engineer, Product Safety Manager, Risk And Safety Manager and Senior Control Engineer.
Safety Systems Engineering skills are in demand across industry sectors but popular industries for our graduates include:
Recent Safety Critical Systems Engineering graduates have secured positions at the following companies:
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