Computing at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

Are you keen to make your mark in the world of computing? When it comes to computers, businesses in the UK and overseas are looking for graduates who can make technologies more accessible. They’re also seeking people who can make us become more efficient on a global scale, career options and earning potential are vast. The emphasis on this course is on developing hands-on, practical skills in computing and software development, as well as an understanding of the human and social contexts of software systems. You’ll be encouraged to cooperate with others as part of a development team on this MComp Computer Science degree, developing skills that will help you step with confidence into a future career. The course builds on our Computing BSc(Hons) degree; you’ll spend an extra year at the end of your studies to gain a Master’s level qualification, and an even deeper knowledge of the subject. Why Study Computing MComp at University of Huddersfield? You’ll learn how to design and build software that is both robust and reliable, study a range of programming languages and benefit from cutting-edge technology via our industry-standard technology and facilities. A flexible programme of study, the course gives you a strong foundation of knowledge in all aspects of computing, while providing the opportunity to select the topics that interest you most. In the first year, you'll study alongside students on our Computer Science and Software Engineering courses. These courses have a common first year, before covering different areas in subsequent years. If you find in your first year that one area interests you more than others, you can request to transfer between courses. You can gain industry experience, too, with past students securing placements with Next, HMRC, Puma UK, and Nissan. Graduates of this Computing MComp and related subjects now work in roles at the BBC, West Yorkshire Police, Microsoft, and Amazon UK†. †Source: LinkedIn Professional Bodies This course is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), the Chartered Institute for IT. Computing MComp is designed to prepare you for registration as a Chartered IT Professional, or achieving Chartered Engineer Status Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


Year 1 modules include: • Software Design and Development • Computing Science and Mathematics • Computer Organisation and Architecture • Computer Network Fundamentals • Project 1. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

You’ll be taught via lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops, and practical sessions. Assessment includes primarily coursework, quizzes, in-class tests, presentations, and demonstrations. Your module specification documents provide full assessment criteria details.

Professional bodies

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

  • BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT
  • British Computer Society

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In addition you must have GCSE English Language or Literature at grade 4 or above and Maths at grade 5 or above, or grade C and B respectively if awarded under the previous GCSE grading scheme. Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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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.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £17600 Year 1
International £17600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - 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 ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Computing at University of Huddersfield - UCAS