Entry requirements

A lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above in any subject. Applicants who do not have this qualification but with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants should be numerate and be proficient computer users.

Months of entry


Course content

Web commercialisation means an increased demand for skilled web developers.

Our course is for you if you don’t have experience of computer programming – you’ll gain key skills in web development.

You’ll learn about the fundamentals of web development – from authoring interactive websites using technologies such as HTML5 and CSS through to the implementation of fully functional, client-server web applications such as a blogging platform or messaging service.

Key facts

· Benefit from our successful business collaborations – our courses are informed by industry.

· Work in an intellectually stimulating environment with research ranging from computer science to digital media to e-business.

· Ranked as one of the top UK universities for research in computing in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), all aspects of our research environment were classified as either world leading or internationally excellent.

How will I study?

The course runs from January to September on a part-time basis, with teaching on two evenings a week. It is suitable for people in employment or with other daytime commitments.

A lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above in either a social or a natural science. Applicants with relevant professional experience will also be considered.

Information for international students

English language requirements

Find out about other English language qualifications we accept.

English Language Support

Don’t have the English language level for your course? Find out more about our pre-sessional courses.

Additional information for international students

We welcome applications from all over the world. Find out about international qualifications suitable for our PhD degrees.

Visas and Immigration

Find out how to apply for a student visa

Fees and funding

UK students
Please see our website
International students
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Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals.

Postgraduate Masters Loan

MPhil students might be eligible for a Postgraduate Masters Loan. This is not available for students registering for a PhD.

Qualification and course duration


part time
8 months

Course contact details

School of Engineering and Informatics
+44 (0)1273 678195