London South Bank University

Course Introduction

This course is accredited by the British Computer Society. If you complete an MSc with us you are eligible to be considered for the award of Chartered IT Professional. As the Chartered Institute for IT, the British Computer Society champions the global IT profession and its members' interests and education.

Course Modules

Year 1: business and professional issues; mathematical analysis for informatics; media, computers and networks; socio'technical analysis of requirements; software development for business 1; software development for business 2. Year 2: business database systems; digital business applications; research and professional practice; systematic software development; user'centred design. Plus one optional module from: system design techniques; enterprise architectures. Year 3: distributed computer systems; engineering software; honours informatics project; IS project management. Plus one optional module from: social and collaborative computing; web services, security and management.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
4 years
Part Time
BSc (Hons)
4 years
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 104-112
  • International Baccalaureate 24
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) M2
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma D*D*
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMD
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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79% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 71%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 79%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 82%

60% Go on to work and/or study

In work 45
Studying 15
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 30
Unknown 5

32% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 14%

Total Coursework: 86%

£4,480 - £5,226
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,940 - £6,396
Typical cost of private accommodation