Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

This intensive programme in computing provides a good grounding for working in the information technology industry. As well as gaining a broad knowledge of computing, you will acquire programming skills and have the opportunity to investigate certain areas of current research more deeply. The degree is designed for graduates who are new to computer science.

Course Modules

Modules: Computer systems; data and knowledge management; data warehousing and data mining; fundamentals of computing information and network security; information retrieval and organisation; information systems; internet and web technologies; programming in java; software design and programming.

Course Additional Entry

Good degree, or equivalent, in a subject other than computer science, together with some aptitude for programming. Applicants without a degree'level qualification but with significant computing experience may also be considered. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub'tests.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £13,750  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £6,950  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time Day or Evening
MSc (Postgraduate) £6,875  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time Day or Evening
MSc (Postgraduate) £3,975  Academic year. First year home fees