Level of study: Postgraduate
Fee: £8,000 (UK/EU) £13,000 (International)
Entry requirements: Minimum 2:2 (second class) honours degree or equivalent
English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 with no component less than 5.5
Mode of study: Full-time classroom
Duration: 1 year
Assessment methods: Coursework and exams
Scholarship or bursaries: Available
Student finance: Available
Payment plan: Available
Starts: September, January May
Businesses rely on computing to succeed, and on knowledgeable, skilled and passionate individuals to manage such vital technology within their organisation. Studying the MSc Computing and Information Technologies programme offers you an excellent opportunity to learn the most up-to-date computing knowledge required by employers whilst also preparing you for a vast range of management roles.
- Study a programme designed in consultation with partners including Accenture and Hewlett-Packard
- Prepare yourself for a vast range of management opportunities in the field
- Also available at our Newcastle campus
- Also available as a part-time programme at our London campus
- Upon graduating, opt to join one of our Professional Pathways programmes, to further build your skills and employability with one of the UK’s leading IT and project management training providers, QA
About this course
What will I study?
The MSc Computing and Information Technology has been designed in consultation with partners including Accenture and Hewlett-Packard to ensure that you graduate with up-to-date and industry-relevant skills and knowledge.
Your modules will cover programming in Java, web development, database modelling, systems analysis and design with UML, and computer networks, whilst also building transferable skills in project management and research.
How will I be taught and assessed?
Throughout the duration of your course, you will participate in group work to complete practical tasks that simulate real-life situations and experience standard professional practice. You will also have one-to-one support on your preparation for and the execution of your final dissertation or project.
Your dissertation or major project will allow you to specialise in an area of interest.
Careers and further study
Graduates from this course will have opportunities in a range of exciting careers in the IT industry. You may go on to use your technical skills to develop software applications, or your strategic knowledge to build and deploy applications in a business environment.
In addition, after successfully completing your course, you will be eligible to join one of our Professional Pathway programmes to continue your professional development and training. Each Pathway is worth a minimum of £3,000 and offered to our graduates for free, from our partner, QA.
Applicants should have the following:
- Minimum 2:2 (second class) honours degree from a UK university of equivalent
- Professional qualifications with equivalent standing which had a significant requirement for academic study, may also be considered
If you don’t meet the academic requirements
Applicants who do not meet the academic requirements but who do have substantial experience of working in a business organisation and/or possess a relevant professional qualification will also be considered. If you are unsure if you meet the entry criteria, please contact us and our team will be able to advise you.
Alternatively, you may also be eligible for our Pre-Masters courses. These are pathway programmes designed specifically for students who are looking to progress on to a Masters degree.
English language requirements
Students require IELTS 6.5 (or above) with no single element below 5.5 or equivalent.
Did you know that if your IELTS is within 1.0 of the required score for your programme, then taking Pre-Sessional English is an option for you.
All modules are core.
Website Development and Deployment (20 credits)
System Analysis and Design with UML (20 credits)
Computer Networking (20 credits)
Database Modelling (20 credits)
Program Design and Implementation (20 credits)
Research Methods and Project Management (20 credits)
MSc Computer Science and Digital Technology Project (60 credits)
Fees and finance
- UK/EU students: £8,000
- International students: £13,000
Scholarships and bursaries for international students
Depending on the country you are from, you may be eligible for a country bursary and/or scholarship when studying the MSc Computing and Information Technology programme.
All of our scholarships and bursaries are automatically applied when we process your application and one of our team will be able to confirm your eligibility.
Payment plans for self-funded students
If you need support to spread the cost of your tuition, you may be eligible for our payment plan.
How to apply or find out more
How to find out more
Enquire now to find out more information about the course, studying with us, the application process, and to ask any other questions you may have.
How to apply
Online applications are currently unavailable for this programme. To apply for this course, download and complete our PDF application form. You have completed the form, email it back to admin.
For us to assess your application in a timely manner, it is important that you provide us with the following documents:
- Fully completed application form
- Personal email address must be included on the application form
- Transcripts and/or certificates (including a certified translation if not in English)
- Passport – copy of personal details page
- Proof of financial sponsorship if applicable
- Confirmation of immigration history including copies of previous and current visas if applicable
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