Taught course

Computing and IT Management with Placement

Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Computer Science

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. Applicants whose first language is not English are normally expected to meet the minimum University requirements (e.g. 6.5 IELTS, with at least 6.0 in each area). Applicants holding international qualifications are welcomed.

Months of entry


Course content

Designed for graduates who want to move into computing from another discipline, this two-year programme provides you with a broad technical knowledge and a sound business context for managing IT systems. These are required to meet fundamental IT sector needs such as planning major projects or improving business processes, and are essential for those with aspirations of a management role in the IT sector.

To enhance your CV further you can opt for a two-year programme and apply for a paid 7-10 month work placement.

Special Features
  • Conversion course.
  • Intensive programme specifically designed for those who wish to move into computing and IT management from another discipline.
  • The facility to tailor the course to your interests by the selection of an advanced option module.
  • 7-10 month experience as an IT Professional for students who successfully find a suitable placement.

Full details of this programme of study can be found on our website: http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/course/detail/p075.html

Information for international students

International students pursuing part-time programmes of study are not eligible for Tier 4 (General Student) visas and must have alternative leave to remain in the UK if they intend to study at the University in person.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Ms Tracey Lavis (Administrative Contact)
+44 (0)29 2087 6906