Entry requirements

You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above), comprising 50% or more of content in a computing discipline. Equivalent knowledge gained in alternative ways, for example through professional experience or completion of BCS Professional Diploma in IT (Level 6), is also accepted.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This Masters degree in Computing is for anyone who wants to study a wide-ranging and practical course in Computing. You will learn practical skills of information security management, databases, programming, and project management, studying within an intellectually stimulating and supportive environment, gaining the practical skills and knowledge to embark on a career in IT. You will benefit from the experience of highly qualified academics, whose research and engagement with the IT community informs and enhances their teaching.

Fees and funding

Academic Year 2020/21 EntryTuition fees for full-time study on this MSc are £5,400 for UK and EU students and £13,250 for international students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2020/21.Tuition fees for part-time study on this MSc are £30 per credit for UK and EU students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2020/21, i.e. £600 per 20 credit module. 180 credits are required to complete a Masters degree.The University may administer a small inflationary rise in part-time postgraduate tuition fees in subsequent academic years as you progress through the course.Academic Year 2021/22 EntryTuition fees for full-time study on this MSc are £5,580 for UK students and £13,500 for international students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2021/22.Tuition fees for part-time study on this MSc are £31 per credit for UK students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2021/22, i.e. £620 per 20 credit module. 180 credits are required to complete a Masters degree.Tuition fees for EU students enrolling on postgraduate courses in academic year 2021/22 are still to be announced. If you are a prospective EU student, you are advised to check this page regularly and once the position has been confirmed we will update this information.The University may administer a small inflationary rise in part-time postgraduate tuition fees in subsequent academic years as you progress through the course.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Assessment

Your vocational capability, academic critical thinking and intellectual development will be assessed throughout the programme. This is achieved through a combination of coursework, case studies, problem-solving exercises and examinations. You may be assessed individually or in a group.

Course contact details

Phone
+44(0)1695 575171