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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Sir Tom Cowie Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Do you want to work in the IT sector, but don’t have the formal qualifications to make the transition? 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.

Why us?

  • 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
  • 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

Career ready

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

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Sunderland

  • University League Table

    108th

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    90th out of 110 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    111 47%

    89th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    92nd

    74

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