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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Computer Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our Computer Science MSc combines the latest theory with hands-on experience with industry-standard hardware, software etc. From Business Analytics to mobile app development, you will explore a range of areas that will boost your employability or career.

We’ve designed this course based on the current industry demands and to take your understanding of computer science to the next level. You can tailor your course to your career aspirations, and use the core modules to meet the challenges of employer-driven needs, emerging markets, research etc.

Throughout the course, you’ll explore the ins and outs of the latest technology and feel confident applying your skills within the industry and commerce.

You’ll also have the chance to complete an industry placement or internship. Not only will this help you put theory into practice, but you’ll also have the edge over other applicants when you apply for jobs.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MSc Computer Science.

Careers

After completing our Computer Science MSc, you’ll have the expertise you need to take on a variety of roles within the industry and commerce including:

  • Computer programmer
  • Computer systems specialist
  • System engineer
  • Technical consultant
  • Application analyst.
  • Business analyst.
  • Data analyst.
  • Database administrator.
  • Information systems manager.
  • IT consultant.

Eager for more knowledge? Upon completion, you’ll be ideally placed for further academic study e.g. a PhD.

Assessment

There are two types of assessments: practice (also called formative) or formal (also called summative).

Practice assessments do not count towards your final mark. These are your chance to test your understanding – and learn how to improve for the real thing.

You’ll have formal assessments at the end of each module. These could include essays, exams, or practical portfolios.

Different course options

Full time | Staffordshire University (Stoke-on-Trent Campus) | 13 months | 14-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

13 months

Start date

14-SEP-20

Modules

Managing Emerging Technologies - Core
Dissertation - Core
Research Methods - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£8,820

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£12,750

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

An undergraduate honours degree (grade 2.2 or above in a related computing discipline from a UK University or the international equivalent). If you do not meet the above but have significant appropriate experience, your application will be considered, provided that you satisfy the University that you are capable of responding to the challenge of postgraduate work.

University information

Based in the West Midlands, Staffordshire University offers many different postgraduate courses across a wide range of different subject areas and study options. The main city campus is based in Stoke-on-Trent with the University’s dedicated Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education located in Stafford and Shrewsbury. Students can study Postgraduate Certificates, Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters, PGCE or PhDs at the University, and these...more