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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

  • Gain knowledge of key computing topics then have the opportunity to specialise in a subject relevant to the current job market.
  • Take advantage of opportunities for real industrial work experience on live projects for real clients.
  • Gain awareness of contemporary IT practices and the structure and demands of the global computing industry.
  • Have the opportunity to work abroad - with the possibility of Erasmus funding being available for European placements.

This course is designed for graduates of other subjects who want to gain employment in the lucrative IT industry. This full time course covers a range of topics and presents you with a variety of optional modules to enhance skills in the area of your choice.

How you learn

You are introduced to a broad range of computing topics including programming, web development, project management, databases and computer hardware. In the second semester you're presented with an opportunity to select and specialise in one of a number relevant of areas.

You learn through:

  • recommended reading
  • problem-based learning
  • analysis and synthesis
  • individual and group activities
  • research
  • presentations
  • personal research and development project
  • technical development work
  • portfolio

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • database development
  • web application development
  • big data
  • software consultancy
  • database design and development.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    74th out of 113 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    118 53%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%



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