Computing and Information Systems, MSc

Course Introduction

Advance your career as a business analyst, web designer or systems developer with our Master's in Computing and Information Systems.

There is an increasing need within the computer science industry for professionals in business analysis, web design, system development and project management, as well as IT support and training. This MSc in Computing and Information Systems is designed to meet those needs. You'll explore software tools and techniques and systems modelling, alongside options that range from data warehousing and project management to developing mobile apps.

This course is ideal for recent graduates and computing practitioners who require more formal training. By offering a solid foundation in modern software tools and the principles of good software engineering, we provide the skills you need to seek exciting new job opportunities.

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Teaching</u>

In a typical week, learning takes place through a combination of lectures, tutorials and practical work in the labs. You'll be able to discuss and develop your understanding of topics covered in lectures in smaller group sessions, and put your learning into practice in our specialist computer laboratories.

Teaching hours may fall between 9am and 9pm, depending on your elective courses and tutorials.

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Assessment</u>

On this course, students are assessed by coursework, examinations and a project. Some modules may also include practice assessments, presentations, demonstrations, and reports, which help you to monitor progress and make continual improvement.

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Careers and placements</u>

What sort of careers do graduates pursue?

Graduates from this Computing and Information Systems course are equipped for employment in industry, commerce or research with a proficiency in the key theoretical and practical areas in computing, including their application to modern information systems development.

Start Date

EXPECTED SEP-2021, EXPECTED SEP-2021. EXPECTED SEP-2021.

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,500 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £14,000 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,500 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc European Fees

Qualifications Required

  • Domestic entry requirements: A good first degree in computing or computing science Or a suitable numerate subject (e.g. mathematics, physics, engineering, information systems or multimedia) that includes software development experience.
  • International entry requirements: A good first degree in computing or computing science Or a suitable numerate subject (e.g. mathematics, physics, engineering, information systems or multimedia) that includes software development experience. For applicants without English as their first language, an IELTS score of 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each component (or equivalent) will also be required.