International Study Centre

Pre-Masters Programme in Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

A pathway leading to postgraduate degrees in areas such as machine learning, artificial intelligence and information security

The Pre-Masters Programme in Computer Science and Electronic Engineering* at the International Study Centre prepares you for a range of technology-related degrees at Royal Holloway.

Key facts

Course length: Two terms

Entry points: March

Age: 20+

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What you will study

The programme consists of core and pathway-specific modules. The core modules will improve your academic and English language skills, while the pathway-specific ones will build specific knowledge about your chosen progression degree.

Progression degrees

After completing your Pre-Masters Programme and meeting the required grades, you can progress to your chosen postgraduate degree at Royal Holloway. This will involve meeting the required grades, which can be subject to change. You will have the opportunity to discuss this with your teachers once you are approaching the end of your programme.

You can study one of the following postgraduate degrees:

Degree Programmes Award Overall Grade English Grade
Artificial Intelligence MSc 50% 60% with no less than 40% in all skills
Artificial Intelligence (Year in Business) MSc 50% 60% with no less than 40% in all skills
Data Science & Analytics MSc 50% 60% with no less than 40% in all skills
Data Science & Analytics (Year in Business) MSc 50% 60% with no less than 40% in all skills
Immersive Technology MSc 500% 60% with no less than 40% in all skills
Information Security MSc 50% 60% with no less than 40% in all skills
Information Security (Year in Business) MSc 50% 60% with no less than 40% in all skills
Machine Learning MSc 50% 60% with no less than 40% in all skills
Machine Learning (Year in Business) MSc 50% 60% with no less than 40% in all skills

*Subject to approval

Term dates

March 2021 start

Term 1: 22/03/2021 - 04/06/2021
Term 2: 07/06/2021 - 13/08/2021