University of Huddersfield has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Computing enhances the quality of our lives and aims to meet the challenges of the modern world. This integrated Master’s course is based on our successful Computer Science BSc(Hons) course and includes an extra year that leads to an MSci qualification. The Computer Science MSci course is to give you the chance to cover the subject in more depth. Our aim, once you’ve completed the course, is to provide you with the skills to go on to a career in research or in industry, for example, as a computing scientist or software manager. On the course you’ll be able to explore a range of topics, such as:
- Software engineering
- Algorithms and data structures
- Mobile computing and distributed systems.
Year 1 Core modules: Software Design and Development Computing Science and Mathematics Computer Organisation and Architecture Computer Network Fundamentals Project 1 Year 2 Core modules: Algorithms Processes and Data Team Project Relational Databases and Web Integration Operating Systems and Language Translators Computational Mathematics 1 Option modules: Choose one from a list which may include- Object-Oriented Systems Development User Experience Design Embedded Systems Cyber Security Year 3 – optional placement year Year 3/Year 4 if undertake placement Core Modules: Distributed and Client Server Systems Artificial Intelligence Computational Mathematics 2 Individual Projecy Option modules: Choose one from a list which may include- Modern Database Applications Advanced Web Programming Large-Scale Software Engineering Final year Core modules: Group Project Advanced Software Development Effective Research and Professional Practice Semantic Web Parallel Computer Architectures Computer Clusters Autonomous and Autonomic Intelligent Systems Web and Network Services
Assessment is varied and includes coursework, log books, presentations and demonstrations, as well as formal examinations. There are opportunities for group working, in addition to individual assessments. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||136 points||from a combination of Level 3 qualifications which must includes two passes at A level.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDD|
|Access to HE Diploma||Not accepted|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||136 UCAS tariff points from International Baccalaureate qualifications.|
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. 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 - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/ Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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