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Computing and Information Systems (conversion) MSc

Computing and Information Systems (conversion) MSc

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Full time | Mile End | 1 year | 16-SEP-24

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Information Systems

Course type


Course Summary

If you want to gain practical experience in computer science, undertake this intensive MSc conversion programme. Enhance your employability by exploiting the potential of computing and information systems, and combine specialist technical skills with your current knowledge and experience.

  • Ideal for highly motivated graduates of any discipline with little prior technical experience
  • Change career direction or enhance your employability by developing your skills
  • Study with academics with a wealth of industrial experience
  • Work with the most up-to-date technologies - each topic is backed up by our world-leading research centres and groups


The School has excellent bespoke facilities, including:

  • Augmented human interaction (AHI) laboratory
  • Informatics teaching laboratory with 350 state-of-the-art computers
  • Antenna measurement laboratory
  • qMedia and arts technology studios (Performance lab, control room, listening/recording room)
  • Robotics laboratory (ARQspace)

Career paths

The broad range of skills gained through programmes in this School, coupled with multiple opportunities for extra-curricular activities and work experience, has enabled postgraduates to move into roles such as:

  • Revenue analyst
  • Databases assistant manager
  • Software developer
  • Associate project manager/content manager
  • Senior executive officer for social media
  • Business analyst
  • Lecturer
  • Business development manager.


This module is concerned with the principles and practice used for secure communications in the Internet and aims to give students an introduction to the principles and practice of cryptography and authentication used for network security.

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Entry requirements

Students need to have a 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in a degree not related to Computer Science or a degree with less than 50% of the modules in Computer Science subjects. Applicants with a good 2:2 will be considered on an individual basis.

University information

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is an internationally regarded public research institution based in London. It has a long history, dating back over 230 years, and is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities. Queen Mary has five campuses in the city of London and an international network of satellite campuses in China, Malta and Paris. There is a population of around 16,000 students at the London campuses and more than...more

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