Awarded by: Aston University
With no specific subject qualification required, this course offers an opportunity for non-computing graduates to pursue a career in computing. Boost your career and access roles in a rapidly growing industry with an MSc qualification in a highly in demand skill set.
Core modules: Java programming and databases; professional practice; software engineering; dissertation; data structures and algorithms. Optional modules: Software project management; interaction design; information security; testing and reliable software engineering; advanced database systems; web application development; mobile development; data mining.
Assessment methods are chosen in relation to the particular requirements of a module. These modules vary from 100 per cent examination to 100 per cent continuous assessment.
A Bachelor’s Degree in a non-computing subject, with at least grade 2:1 (or equivalent). Before being admitted onto the programme, applicants will be expected to take an aptitude test and to participate in an interview. Entry requirements for each individual student will be stated in their offer letter. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification.