University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

This programme is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). On successful graduation from this degree, the student will have fulfilled the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP) and partially fulfilled the education requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng) or Chartered Scientist (CSci). For a full Chartered status there are additional requirements, including work experience. The programme also has accreditation from the European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education (EQANIE).

The programme provides students with the deeper knowledge, advanced skills and understanding that will allow them to contribute to the development and design of big data systems as well as distributed/internet-enabled decision support application software systems, using appropriate technologies, architectures and techniques (e.g. data analytics, business intelligence, NoSQL, data mining, data warehousing, distributed data management and technologies, Hadoop, etc.).

Students are assessed through examinations, coursework and a project. Graduates from this programme can pursue careers as data scientists, database designers and administrators, consultants, senior team members, programmers, analysts.

Start Date:

EXPECTED SEP-2019.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,250 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,250 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £13,500 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Applicants should have a good relevant first degree in computing, computing science (or a numerate subject) or substantial commercial/industrial experience. Applicants must also have software development experience using modern programming languages.
  • International entry requirements: To be confirmed