Postgraduate taught

We offer a portfolio of masters courses designed to address the globally increasing commercial demand for specific IT skills. 

Our masters courses are tailored to suit students with different educational backgrounds, including fresh graduates and those who have been working in the industry.

Our courses equip students with specialist subject knowledge and skills, and are further linked with strong research activities of our department.

Graduates of our masters courses are working in many different branches of the IT industry worldwide.

Offered masters courses

We currently accept applications for the following courses.

Partnership agreements

The University of Surrey has partnership agreements with universities from all over the globe, which can help international students to study here.


As a student studying our computer science courses here at the University, you will be required to submit a dissertation by the end of your study. You will be allocated a supervisor based on your interests, and they will help you to select a topic. Dissertations are typically research-oriented, influenced by the current research activities of the Department, and have a mixture of practical and theoretical components.


The Department offers a number of prizes to our current postgraduate students, sponsored by the Department's industrial partners.

Prize title Awarded at Sponsor Prize amount

The IDBS Project Prize

Awarded for the best dissertation by a student on the MSc Information Systems programme.

Graduation ID Business Solutions Ltd £150

Please note that prizes are reviewed annually, and may change from time to time.