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Computing Science MSc or PGDip or PGCert

Oxford Brookes University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Wheatley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

If your first degree is not in computing but you want to move into IT then our BCS accredited MSc in Computing Science is ideal for you.

Our course is rooted in real-world and industry-relevant experiences. It provides the basis for starting a career in computing and IT. We will teach you the fundamentals of:

  • programming
  • hardware
  • networks
  • software engineering.

You will develop a sound knowledge of computer software development for a range of problem areas, such as:

  • interactive websites
  • stand-alone applications
  • network systems.

Our teaching staff have extensive experience in research and university teaching. As well as a wide range of previous industrial and commercial backgrounds.

Due to the emphasis on software system construction and management, and data organisation, this qualification is applicable to a wide variety of fields concerned with using computers. As well as directly to the computer industry itself.

Assessment

We use the following assessment methods:

  • coursework exercises
  • projects
  • presentations
  • lab work
  • reports
  • examinations.

Career prospects

Our MSc students come from all over the world and graduate to follow careers in technical, business-related and creative roles. For example as:

  • developers
  • engineers
  • IT managers
  • web developers.

Whatever their interest, our graduates tell us that the relevance of our courses and the skills they've learnt enable them to achieve their goals and build their careers.

Students can also exit with Pgdip/PgCert awards.

Application deadline

30 June 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,300per year

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

University information

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Oxford Brookes University

  • University League Table

    51st

  • Campus address

    Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0BP, England

Oxford is world-famous for its rich history of education and groundbreaking research. It's also only an hour from London by train.
Oxford Brookes courses give students the fundamental skills and experience needed to succeed in their chosen career and become internationally employable.
A dedicated International Student Advice team can help with everything from visas to work options. Trips are offered, so that students can explore the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    64th out of 113 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    112 50%

    89th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    30th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.70 74%

    99th

    2

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