M.Sc. Computing and Information TechnologyNorthumbria University London
Multicultural learning community, with excellent links with further and higher education, industry and commerce throughout the UK, Europe and beyond
|Delivery Mode||On Campus|
|Study Option||Full Time|
|Tuition Fee||£ 13000|
|Start Date||September 2016|
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.
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.
A first degree, equivalent to a 2.2 honours classification.
Applicants who do not have such an academic qualification but do have substantial experience of working in a business organisation and/or possess a relevant professional qualification will also be considered.
As there is some statistics taught during the programme, applicants should possess a mathematics qualification equivalent to a GCSE grade B.
- International/English Language Requirements:
International applicants are required to have one of the following English language qualifications with grades as shown below.
- A British Council International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking of 5.5
- Pearson Academic score of 62 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking of 51
The University also accepts many other English language qualifications and if you have any questions about our English Language requirements please contact the International Admissions Office and we will be glad to assist 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)