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MSc Computer Science with Professional Practice

University of Wolverhampton

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    21-JUN-21, 20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

Why choose this course?

MSc Computer Science with Professional Practice offers a unique opportunity for international students to gain relevant work experience within an external business or organisation, giving you a competitive edge in the job market.

The placement is undertaken between the taught part of the course and the dissertation; and will usually be 4 months in duration from May/June to September.

You’ll be responsible for securing your own work placement and will be supported by the University from job application to the interview. Although the placement is not guaranteed, the University maintains links with a wide network of organisations who offer placement opportunities. Placements may be paid or unpaid

This course is ideal for students with an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a closely allied field.

On this course you will develop a depth of knowledge across several specialised or applied areas of Computer Science. You will be encouraged to independently synthesise information and novel ideas in chosen areas of Computer Science and to evaluate or argue alternative approaches.

The course will promote a professional attitude in students wishing to enter employment within the field of Computer Science and enhance the career prospects of all its students.

This degree builds upon some of the fundamental undergraduate areas to give the students an deep knowledge and understanding in those areas. The course focuses on Distributed and Mobile Computing, Database Server Management, Software Tools, Web Technologies and Group-based Software Development in which the staff are actively researching or have national or international reputations. Specialist laboratories support the teaching, for Networking and Mobile Computing. This award has a strong practical element, enhancing the underpinning knowledge with a range of practical skills designed to enhance the students’ career prospects.

Career Paths

You will be able to approach a variety of high-level roles with confidence, in areas such as the creative industries, product design, the games industry, education, public bodies and environmental monitoring.

If you are already in employment, the programme will enhance your academic and professional skills, enabling you to accelerate your career within the organisation, or seek employment in another organisation at an equivalent or higher management level.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,950per 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 Wolverhampton

  • University League Table

    121st

  • Campus address

    University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY, England

The Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) has a 45-year track record of working in almost 140 countries.
Each year the university welcomes students from over 130 nations, studying at one of its UK campuses or partner institutions overseas.
The university works with TNE partners around the world: China, Hong Kong, India, Nepal, Oman, Greece, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Myanmar, Ireland and France.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    101st out of 110 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    90 38%

    107th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    60th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    92nd

    12

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