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FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES

REBOOT YOUR CAREER IN 2020

Advances in modern technology and science are rapidly changing the world, improving our lives and expanding our horizons. Lead the way by rebooting your career.

Postgraduate Taught Courses

Our programme offerings for September 2020 entry cover subject areas at the beating heart of technological advancement, such as Cyber SecurityData Analytics and Software Development. Start your journey today by clicking on any of the links below and registering your details with us. We'll be in touch with more information and one-to-one assistance as soon as possible.

World-Class Pedigree

The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at Queen's University Belfast spans distinct academic disciplines that promote leading advances in both science and technology. These advances impact hugely on all aspects of modern living and shape our future.

We work where industry and research meet, providing the platform to reboot your career and transform your research into commercial opportunities and engage with cutting-edge industry research with real-world projects.

Browse Our Course Options:

MSc (Masters) Applied Cyber Security
Our MSc in Applied Cyber Security aims to develop the next generation of industry leaders
MSc (Masters) Data Analytics
The world is producing mountains of data; levels will be x44 greater in 2020 than they were in 2009.
MSc Software Development (Full-Time)
Software development skills can set you apart in a global economy that is increasingly tech-driven.
MSc Software Development (Part-Time)
This part-time option is taught in the evenings and spread over 3 years.

"This year, many millions of cyber crimes are expected to take place across the globe. As a result, the demand for certified cyber security professionals is currently growing at over 12 times the rate of the overall job market."

"The MSc Data Analytics will equip successful candidates for any data scientist role and make them highly marketable for what is now seen as “the sexiest job in the 21st century” as reported by The Harvard Business Review."

"This intensive, one-year Master's takes the skills you developed in your undergraduate degree and transforms them into the technical, analytical and professional abilities required to take on a range of roles within the ever-expanding IT industry."

"This part-time Masters is specifically designed for graduates of non-computing disciplines or those considering a return to the sector after some time away."


MSc Applied Cyber Security

Our MSc in Applied Cyber Security aims to develop the next generation of industry leaders and address a global shortage of cyber security professionals.

The emphasis of our programme is to provide graduates with a comprehensive understanding of the cyber security challenges facing industry and society, both today and in the future, and equipping them with the skills necessary to address those challenges.

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MSc Data Analytics

Data production will be 44 times greater in 2020 than it was in 2009. As a result, the world needs data analysts to take this data and use it to help companies make better business decisions or assist healthcare providers reaching those most in need.

The role of a data scientist is highly diverse, overlapping many areas such as computer science, mathematics, statistics, modelling and analytics. Our MSc in Data Analytics provides a balanced route to learning through a blend of academic study and lab sessions, with a heavy focus on practical engagement with industry.

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MSc Software Development (Full-Time)

Software development skills can set you apart in a global economy that is increasingly tech-driven.

This intensive, one year, Master’s (MSc) in Software Engineering - specifically designed for graduates of non-computing disciplines - takes the skills you developed in your undergraduate degree and transforms them into the technical, analytical and professional abilities required to take on a range of roles within the ever-expanding IT industry.

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MSc Software Development (Part-Time)

A part-time Master's - taught in the evenings and spread over 3 years to allow you to study while in full-time employment.

This part-time MSc is specifically designed for graduates of non-computing disciplines or those considering a return to the sector after some time away and allows you to take the skills you developed in your undergraduate degree and transform them into the technical, analytical and professional abilities required to take on a range of roles within the ever-expanding IT industry and even further.

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Why Choose Queen's

Ranked in the top 140 in the world for graduate prospects

(QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020)
World-class university

‘One of the world’s most beautiful universities’ (Huffington Post), Queen’s is the 9th oldest university in the UK, established in 1845 with over 170 years of teaching excellence.

The UK's Best Value Student City

Northern Ireland has the lowest student cost of living in the UK. (Which? University, 2018)

Employment potential

Queen's offers opportunities for work placements, industry-led programmes and ground breaking research projects. 94.4% of Queen’s graduates are in employment or further study six months after graduation

State-of-the-art facilities

Be taught by world-leading researchers and experts in their field in state-of-the-art facilities. 15 Queen’s subjects in the top 200 in the world (QS World Rankings by subject 2018)


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