Entry requirements

Applicants will possess minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in or equivalent professional qualification in a subject other than computing.

Non-graduates whose relative lack of formal qualifications is compensated for by their relevant work experience will also be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This MSc Computing offers students from diverse career and subject areas a balance of software engineering skills and technical abilities required for a career in Software Development.

Through this one-year programme you will get a first-hand understanding of the vital problem-solving role of software, the interdisciplinary opportunities available, and what computational systems can achieve.

Through a gentle introduction and intensive support, you will be introduced to programming skills using important languages such as Java and Python. Emphasis is placed on handling data and you will develop essential skills in SQL (Structured Query Language) for advanced database functionality using industry standard products such as Oracle™.

A choice of taught optional modules allows you to further develop skills in areas of your choice.

Graduates from these programmes will be ideally placed for employment in the computing industry or for careers requiring a combination of their graduate discipline with computing expertise.

Fees and funding

As a student on the MSc Computing you may be eligible to apply for the following funding to support your studies:

  • Cardiff University Master’s Excellence Scholarships
  • UK Government Postgraduate Loans

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Further details of qualification

Designed for graduates who want to move into computing from another discipline, this one-year programme attracts students from diverse career and subject areas who wish to be introduced to the skills required for a technical computing role.

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
postgradenquiries@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 0084