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Entry requirements

The standard entry requirement for these programmes is an honours degree of at least 2:2 classification in a Computer Science related subject area, or equivalent in any science-based degree with a strong computing and/or engineering element. In some cases applicants with substantial commercial or industrial experience can be accepted, subject to interview and references.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The computing sector is continuously evolving, so the need to develop and maintain your skills to ensure you remain at the leading-edge is essential. This industry-focused programme is specifically designed for graduates from computing disciplines to take the next step and hone their skills to meet contemporary industrial and commercial needs by studying essential core subjects and specialist, modern, in-demand areas.

This course can be completed over 1 year full time

Mixing a variety of study methods including lectures and tutorials with online modules, you will also be required to undertake personal study. You will also be expected to investigate cutting-edge technologies, implement and test novel solutions, or develop or analyse original areas of associated technology as part of your dissertation.

This BCS accredited course is intended for graduates from computing disciplines who wish to update or focus their computing skills and competencies for effective work within the computing industry.

  • Opportunity to study a variety of skills in depth ranging from commercial programming and mobile application development to computer networking.
  • Lecture/tutorial and practical sessions are enhanced with additional online modules allowing you to continue independent learning through a variety of approaches.
  • Taught by staff leading research into the areas of application development and computer networks.
  • Research activities are associated with the University’s research centre.
  • Learning progresses from design, development to the building and debugging of applications and networks.
  • Options to take external Cisco Certification qualifications.

All modules are core.

As with most masters programmes this has 2 parts, a taught part followed by a dissertation.

Students study 6 core modules of 20 credits each, followed by a 60 credit dissertation, making a total of 180 credits.

MODULES:

  • Security and Risk Management
  • Postgraduate Study & Research Methods
  • Networking Hardware and Software
  • Internet and Mobile Application Development
  • Software Development - Object Oriented Programming
  • Technological Horizon-Scanning
  • Dissertation

Previous students have gone on to pursue careers as:

  • Software Developers
  • Computing Consultants
  • Managers
  • Academic Researchers
  • Teachers in 6th Form Colleges and Schools

Information for international students

If you are applying as an European / International Student, and live outside of the UK, you should make your application through our online application system, Centurus.

For information about the university’s entry requirements for EU/international students, please visit our international section.

Fees and funding

UK students
£5940

You do not have to pay your tuition fees upfront.

Wrexham Glyndŵr University’s tuition fees for 2022/23 for MSc Computer Science are £5940.

The fees you pay and the support available will depend on a number of different factors. Full information can be found on our Fees and Funding pages.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Student Enquiries
Email
enquiries@glyndwr.ac.uk
Phone
01978 293439