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MSc

Computing

Duration
1 Year
Start
January 2023
Delivery
Campus Taught

Our MSc Computing course will equip you with advanced skills in the design and development of computer systems, preparing you for a thriving career in the digital industry.

Why study with us

  • Throughout the course you’ll explore software development, project management and user-centred system design in depth.
  • Optional modules enable you to advance your skills in IT security, web application development, and more.
  • Be market ready with skills that are needed in industry.
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What you'll do

  • You’ll have the opportunity to gain vital work experience by taking on an industrial placement (this will extend your study time by 6-12 months).
  • We have several active research groups in the Computing area that you may want to get involved with.
  • Throughout your studies you’ll be taught by a passionate team of experienced lecturers, many of whom are still active and influential in the industry.

Module Overview

Course Delivery

Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus, with some online teaching where we have learnt it works best.

60%Face-to-face
40%Online

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

Looking to start your postgraduate journey?

Our range of subjects and study modes can support your goals, take your next step with a postgraduate degree.

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Industry links

We have collaborated with Sony, BAE Systems and a variety of UK and overseas Universities, which will enrich your postgraduate learning experience.

Future careers

Our advanced MSc Computing qualification can open doors to a huge range of careers and enable you to make your mark in the digital revolution as it transforms every aspect of the world around us.

Fees and Funding

2022/23
UK
Full-time£7800 per year
Sandwich year£2000 for the sandwich year
Part-time£867 per 20 credits
International
Full-time£14500 per year
2023/24
UK
Full-time£8,400 per year
Sandwich year£2,000 for the sandwich year
Part-time£933 per 20 credits
International
Full-time£15,500 per year

Scholarships and Bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country and see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.

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This course is based in the School of Psychology and Computer Science located in the Faculty of Science and Technology

For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information

You can find regulations and policies relating to student life at The University of Central Lancashire on our Student Contract page