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Information Technology MSc
Information Technology MSc

Information Technology MSc

  • ID:RGU440282
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£14,950.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£14,950.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
Estimated Total/program:
£55,148.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any NON-Computing discipline.
  • Applicants with a lower degree classification and/or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

English requirements

  • Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

Course Information

The MSc Information Technology degree provides an opportunity for candidates wishing to formalise their existing IT experience with a qualification, and for graduates of non-computing disciplines to develop the specialist skills suitable to transition into an exciting career in computing and software development.

The course will provide you with the core knowledge and skills required to work within the IT industry, using software development tools and techniques to extend and enhance the knowledge and skills of non-computing graduates.

Throughout the course, content is complemented by practical work undertaken in state-of-the-art facilities, using tools and techniques to allow you to match software solutions to the needs of businesses. This practical element will increase your theoretical understanding by developing real-world problem-solving skills, enhancing your employability as a graduate.

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Full-Time

Stage 1, Semester 1

  •   CM3100,   Computer Ethics and Law,

  •   CMM022,   Data Management,

  •   CMM024,   Object-oriented Programming,

  •   CMM028,   IT Infrastructure and Administration,

  •   CMM516,   Network Switching and Routing,

  •   CMM517,   Information Security Management,

  •   CMM531,   Data Warehousing,

Stage 1, Semester 2, 

  •   CM3114,   User Centred Design,

  •   CMM004,   Software Project Engineering,

  •   CMM007,   Intranet Systems Development,

  •   CMM020,   Data Visualisation and Analysis,

  •   CMM523,   Database and Web Security,

  •   CMM528,   Network Security,

  •   CMM535,   Data Science Development,

Stage 1, Semester 3,

  •   CMM512,   MSc Project Investigation,

  •   CMM513,   MSc Project,

  •   CMM538,   Short Industrial Placement

Choose 1 option module from the following group:

  •   CMM512,   MSc Project Investigation,

  •   CMM540,   Workplace Project Investigation,

Part-Time

Stage 1, Semester 1,

  •   CMM022,   Data Management,

  •   CMM024,   Object-oriented Programming

Stage 1, Semester 2,

  •   CMM007,   Intranet Systems Development,

  •   CMM020,   Data Visualisation and Analysis,

Part-Time, ,

Stage 1, Semester 4,

  •   CM3100,   Computer Ethics and Law,

  •   CMM028,   IT Infrastructure and Administration,

  •   CMM516,   Network Switching and Routing

  •   CMM517,   Information Security Management

  •   CMM531,   Data Warehousing,

Stage 1, Semester 5,

  •   CM3114,   User Centred Design,

  •   CMM004,   Software Project Engineering

  •   CMM523,   Database and Web Security,

  •   CMM528,   Network Security,

  •   CMM535,   Data Science Development,

Stage 1, Semester 6,

  •   CMM512,   MSc Project Investigation,

  •   CMM513,   MSc Project

  •   CMM538,   Short Industrial Placement,

Choose 1 option module from the following group:

  •   CMM512,   MSc Project Investigation,

  •   CMM540,   Workplace Project Investigation,

Stage 1, Semester 7,

  •   CMM513,   MSc Project,

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

As a graduate of this course you could go on to work in a wide variety of IT careers, for example, a Software Engineer, Applications Developer, Business Analyst, Database Developer, Web Developer, Network Manager and Administrator. You could also go on to pursue a career in research or academia.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 624GBP/ per year

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