Imperial College London, London, England - Courses & Fees

    London, EnglandLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1907established year

    Master of Science [M.Sc] (Advanced Computing)

    1 year
    full time
    On Campus
    Thesis Based


    $47,607 /Yr
    • Master of Science in Advanced Computing at Imperial College London is a 1-year program.
    • It is an on-campus program offered on a full-time basis.
    • Students have to successfully complete 90 credits to complete this program.
    • This course is aimed at students who have a substantial background in computing and want to study advanced computing concepts and technologies in more depth.
    • In this program, students can take both of the core modules:
      • MAC Individual Project (Summer)
      • Short Introduction to Prolog (Autumn)
    • Students get the optional modules in group1, 2, and 3 to choose the optional courses.
    • The optional modules program started in the month of autumn and spring.
    • Faculty teaches the ability to write simple programs to query Prolog databases, and recursively process lists and other compound data structures.
    • MSc in Advanced Computing is professionally accredited by the IET (Institute of Engineering and Technology).

    Important Dates

    Event End Date
    winter Jun 30, 2021

    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1
    Tuition Fees$47607
    Total Fees$47607

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Students must have a first-class degree in a subject with a substantial computing component.
    • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission in this program.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    Indian students are eligible to apply if they complete one of the following eligibility criteria:

    • Students should have completed a 3-4 year bachelor's degree from a mainstream university (state/federal or deemed institution) passed with the required grades.
    • Students for research should hold a 3 to 4-year bachelor's degree and master's degree, both passed with required grades.
    • Applicants from elite institutions will be required to obtain a minimum overall average of 7 / 10 or 60%. These are the College minimum scores and particular departments may seek grades at a higher level.
    • Applicants from other approved institutions will be required to obtain a minimum overall average ranging from 7.5-8 / 10 or 65-70%.

    Scores Required

    92 / 120

    Avg. Score in


    6.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in


    62 / 90

    Avg. Score in


    314 / 340

    Avg. Score in


    Required Document List

    The Documents required are:

    • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of a student's experience and skills.
    • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The certificate provided by the education board after completion of the Higher secondary education.
    • Statement of marks - The marks statement provided by the education board.
    • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
    • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
    • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
    • English Language Requirement - This shows the test score of English Proficiency Exams such as IELTS, TOFEL, PTE, etc.


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    VISA & Work Study


    • Students can apply for the visa which is issued with a CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies) to study in the UK. Once students have received the CAS from Imperial, they should be able to start the visa application process. 
    • The type of permission students require depends on the type, of course, they are coming to study:
      • If students are coming for a course or period of study that is for less than six months, students may be able to come as a short-term student.
      • If students are coming to study a course that is longer than 6 months, a student visa is issued for study. 
    • The types of UK student visa are:
      • Short-term study visa – Applicants over 16 years of age, Enrolling in a 6-month Short Course in UK institution, Enrolling in an 11-month English Language Course.
      • Students on a part-time postgraduate course (excluding EMBA, Weekend MBA, and Global MBA) will be required to apply for a part-time Student Visa. 
      • Tier 4 student visa (General) – Applicants over 16 years of age, Enrolling in course longer than 6 months.
      • Tier 4 student visa (child) – Applicants aged between 4 and 17 years.
    • The required documents are:
      • Details of passport
      • Previous Qualifications
      • ATAS Certificate 
      • Bank statements
      • Scholarship letter (if receiving a scholarship)
      • Police Registration Certificate 
      • Tuberculosis test results
      • Criminal record certificate
      • Parents or legal guardian letters if they are under 18.
      • Recent passport size photograph.

    Work Study

    • The Work-Study Program gives full-time and part-time students a chance to work on-campus.
    • Students to work no more than 10-15 hours per week, which should be principally at weekends only.
    • Students with a valid Student Visa are permitted to work up to 20 hours per week during term time, and full time during vacation times, including the time between the end of their course and the end of the student visa (up to a maximum of four months).
    • Main work visa options for non-EU students in the UK
      • Tier 2 (General) visa options (for full time and part-time work)
      • Tier 4 (students) visa permitted to work up to a maximum of 20 hours per week during term time if they are studying at degree level or Higher Education Institution (HEI) or up to a maximum total of 10 hours per week during term time if they are studying below degree level at an HEI. 
      • Tier 5 (Temporary workers) visa have several different categories of the temporary worker in which only two categories  are:
        • Tier 5 (Government Authorised Exchange) allows the College to host and sponsor researchers.
        • Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) allows the College to employ people aged 18-30 from prescribed countries and British Overseas Territories.

    Career and Placement after Course

    The possible career opportunities for students are:

    • Big Data Engineer
    • Machine Learning Engineer
    • Data Scientist
    • Data Analyst
    • Blockchain Developer/Engineer
    • Software Developer
    • Computer Network Architect

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Brilliant Minds MBA Scholarship$57990YesJan 25, 2020
    Aga khan Foundation ScholarshipsVariableYesMar 31, 2020
    Commonwealth Master’s ScholarshipVariableYesN/A
    The Global Study Awards$12252YesN/A


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