Taught course


Open University · Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Entry requirements

To start this MSc, you will need a UK bachelors degree (or equivalent) in computing or a related discipline, or relevant industrial experience.

Months of entry

May, November

Course content

This qualification is relevant to the industry. It covers a range of topics, incorporating transferable skills applicable to professional development. It provides a rigorous approach to the study and application of computing. Choose between four routes. A flexible broad route lets you select modules to suit your needs. Or choose one of the other routes listed to develop in-depth specialist knowledge. Finish with an independent project on a topic of your choice.

Key features of the course

  • Brings together theory and practice and draws on your own background and experience.
  • Enables you to tailor your studies to your specific career needs and professional interests.
  • Provides an excellent platform for further research studies.

Information for international students

This qualification can be studied from anywhere in the world.

Fees and funding

For more information about fees and funding, please visit The Open University website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

The Open University
0300 303 5303