Taught course


Edge Hill University · Business School

Entry requirements

To join this programme you should have a first or upper second class honours degree in a Computing related discipline. In exceptional circumstances, students with a lower second with demonstrable knowledge of their subject matter may be admitted at the department's discretion. Each applicant will be required to submit a short research proposal. A formal registration interview/viva will be held for each candidate.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The modern, rapidly developing IT industry requires professionals with in-depth knowledge of their subject area and the research skills necessary to develop innovative and original solutions.

This Masters by Research (MRes) in Computing is a highly flexible, taught postgraduate programme designed to provide intensive research training, as well as the opportunity to work on a dissertation project under the supervision of experts in your selected area of study.

You will also have the opportunity to enhance your theoretical and practical knowledge in a subject of interest by choosing from a wide range of the modules available on relevant taught Masters degrees.

Information for international students

Overseas applicants will be considered on an individual basis and will be expected to demonstrate IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Information, Advice and Guidance Team
+44 (0) 1695 657 000