Taught course


Oxford Brookes University · Department of Computing and Communication Technologies
MScMSc with PlacementPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

You should normally hold a first degree equivalent to at least a British lower second-class bachelor's degree, in a non-computing subject. If your first degree contains only a small element of technical computing you can also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

If your first degree is not in computing but you want to move into IT then this MSc in Computing is designed for you. The course provides the basis for starting a career in IT; teaching you the fundamentals of programming, hardware, networks and software engineering.

The course will enable you to develop a sound knowledge of computer software development for a range of problem areas, such as interactive websites, stand-alone applications and network systems. Because of its emphasis on software system construction and management, and data organisation, the qualification is applicable to a wide variety of fields concerned with using computers, as well as directly to the computer industry itself.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English you will require a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 with 6.0 in all components.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

MSc with Placement

part time
36 months
full time
24 months


part time
18 months
full time
6 months


part time
6 months
full time
3 months

Course contact details

Programme Administrator
+44 (0) 1865 485706