Computing at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

Enhance your computing skills and information technology (IT) knowledge with an MSc in Computing at The University of Huddersfield. This advanced course aims to meet the industry demand for computer science and IT experts with advanced skills and competencies. This course has been designed to: • Develop your skills to make critical enquiries and implement analytical approaches to complex IT practice • Develop further proficiency in the theory and practice of software development, with the opportunity to specialise in advanced areas of software development • Develop the skills to design and construct high quality software systems. You’ll finish our computing course with a deeper understanding of systematic approaches, tools and techniques for systems development and the ability to embed them all within suitable frameworks to enable success. Our aim is to equip you with the skills for fast-tracking your career in IT. Why study Computing at Huddersfield? The IT industry is constantly evolving, and it is now incredibly challenging to keep up with the cutting- edge developments that industry is facing. Our Computing MSc has been designed to prepare you with the skills for work in this rapidly developing sector. A vibrant town surrounded by beautiful countryside, Huddersfield is a friendly and diverse place from which study, offering lots of things to do and see. Top 3 Reasons to Study Computing (with placement) at Huddersfield 1. Accreditation – This course is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), the Chartered Institute for the IT Industry. Accreditation provides an indicator of quality to you and potential employers. 2. Boosted Career Prospects – 94.1% of our graduates from the School of Computing and Engineering were in work or further study 15 months after graduation.* 3. Knowledge – You’ll develop intellectual skills to facilitate an analytical approach to complex IT practices. *HESA Graduate Outcomes 18/19


Our MSc in Computing offers a wide range of modules across each year of the course, including many optional modules. Course modules include: • Semantic Web • Autonomous and Autonomic Intelligent Systems • Web and Network Services • Data Mining • Databases for Large Data-sets.

Assessment method

Students in the Computing MSc program will be taught through lectures on concepts, theories and methodologies. These lectures are usually followed by tutorial and/or practical sessions, allowing you to develop your skills in the areas being considered. A variety of assessment strategies to test your ability to apply knowledge and skills is used. Whenever possible, you will be given individual feedback (written and/or verbal) on your progress and your completed coursework prior to formal assessment.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally: * An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in business computing/IS/ICT-related subject or an equivalent professional qualification. * Other qualifications and/or experience that demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at an Honours degree level. * Substantial (3 years) relevant industry experience in a management role.

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £660 Module
Northern Ireland £660 Module
Scotland £660 Module
Wales £660 Module
Channel Islands £660 Module
Republic of Ireland £660 Module

Additional fee information

The part-time tuition fee for UK postgraduate students on this course will be £660 (Band 2) per 15 credit module. Tuition fees for UK students will cover the cost of your study at the University. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see our Fees and Finance - Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X). If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office (mailto:[email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.
Computing at University of Huddersfield - UCAS