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Information Technology (Distance Learning) MSc

London Metropolitan University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location


  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Why study this course?

Career-focused and up-to-date with the latest theory and practice, our Information Technology (Distance learning) MSc course trains you in the fundamentals and development of IT systems. Accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS) - The Chartered Institute for IT, it can also prepare you for the industry-recognised Oracle Professional Certification.

In the most recent Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, 100% of all 2017 graduates from this course were in work or further study within six months.

More about this course

This postgraduate course develops your understanding and knowledge of current and emerging IT and computer technologies.

You’ll develop a combination of relevant technical skills and client-facing awareness within the IT industry, preparing you for an IT career or helping you advance in your current role.

Online learning

All teaching and learning materials will be provided through our advanced Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). This online tool will allow you to interact with your tutors and other students. It also provides you with flexibility and choice as to where and when you’ll study.

You’ll experience an engaging and rewarding study experience from our experienced academic tutors. There will be regular guidance, ongoing support and timely feedback throughout the course.

Valuable skills

The course is specifically designed for career enhancement. It aims to equip you with important knowledge and skills highly valued by employers in the IT industry. These include mobile computing, IT security management, advanced databases and software project management.

British Computer Society membership

Successful completion of the course entitles you to apply for membership of the British Computer Society (BCS) - The Chartered Institute for IT, allowing you to put the letters MBCS after your name. Holding this degree and BCS membership will demonstrate your professionalism to employers.


All assessments are completed via coursework with a built-in oral presentation/viva, using our teleconference facility where appropriate.

Professional accreditation

This course is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS) - The Chartered Institute for IT. It also meets the educational requirement for Chartered IT Professional (CITP) Further Learning registration.

After the course

Successful completion of this course will offer you a wide range of career opportunities in the Information Technology industry in private and public sectors.

You’ll be fully prepared to work in a variety of areas. These include:

database administration
project management
mobile and web development
business or systems analysis
IT consultancy, support services
product management and training.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 5,780per year

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

University information

London Metropolitan University

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  • Campus address

    London Metropolitan University, Admissions Office, 166-220 Holloway Road, City of London, N7 8DB, England

Both campuses are in the heart of London, arguably the best city in the world for university students.
London Met is home to a hugely diverse community, with students from more than 140 different nationalities.
The dedicated international team organises induction events and can advise on immigration issues including visas, family and dependants, and work opportunities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    107th out of 110 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    78 33%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%



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