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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Computer Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview:

This conversion course is designed for those whose first degree is not related to computing, but who now want to move into the industry. It is designed to fit the current needs of employers with topics that include software development, networks, database systems and web development. You will explore the fundamentals of computer science as well as the basic architecture of a modern-day computer system.

Learning alongside other graduates in non-computing disciplines, together you will rapidly extend your knowledge and experience of fundamental computing concepts which are applicable to your future career.

By the end of the course, you will have an expert understanding of the processes and knowledge that are needed to design, implement and support an IT system. You will also be able to make a significant contribution to IT research activities as well as to team-based IT projects.

This conversion course allows you to change the direction of your career, enabling you to gain a qualification in a new area; Partially meets the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered IT Professional with the British Computer Society.

Flexible study options: both full-time and part-time study modes are available, allowing you to balance your studies with your life and work commitments; There is a strong employability focus with strong links with companies in the region, and our modules are created in collaboration with employers so you graduate with the key skills and knowledge to make an immediate impact in your career.

Employment:

This course features relevant work experience that will enhance your skills, build up a valuable network of contacts and boost your employability.

Career options:

On completing this course you will be equipped as a skilled professional with essential up-to-date knowledge in computer networking and mobile communication technologies. You will also have advanced knowledge of systems development, including web-based and database systems development.

Different course options

Full time | Sir Tom Cowie Campus | 1 year | 14-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

14-SEP-20

Modules

Develop a practical deliverable and investigate an area of academic research through the support of a sponsor for example: an IT strategy; an investigative study; a technically challenging artefact (e.g. a feasibility study, design, implementation, re-engineered solution); or undertake a theoretical review based on a novel research question (provided by a research active member of staff). Underpin the project with a literature review that is a conceptual framework of your study - a systematic synthesis of concepts, assumptions, expectations, beliefs, and theories that supports and informs your research.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,750

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

This course is for applicants who do not have an undergraduate degree in a discipline related to computing. We usually require at least a 2:2 honours degree in any discipline. We will also consider applicants with other backgrounds and experience. We expect you to have basic IT skills.