Taught course

IT Professional

Sheffield Hallam University · Computing

Entry requirements

Normally you need • a good honours degree, typically 2.2 or above, from a UK university or equivalent from overseas university Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level.

Months of entry

January, November, September, May

Course content

Update and develop your understanding of how to design and develop IT systems, processes and technologies on this masters course. You develop your technical knowledge and expertise to an advanced level through practical and theoretical study of the latest tools and techniques relevant to employers in industry, commerce and the public sector.

Key points
• Learn the latest theories and skills for modern IT design and development.
• Gain both practical experience and theoretical knowledge.
• Develop academic, professional and communication skills to improve career prospects.
• Fit around other commitments or focus solely on your studies with part-time and full-time options.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
36 months

Course contact details

Admissions office
0114 225 5555
0114 225 3161