24 months
16385 GBP/year
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Conduct a period of intensive, supervised study where you critically investigate and evaluate an approved topic and make an original contribution to knowledge. We offer a master degree in Computing and Informatics at Sheffield Hallam University.


The MPhil in Computing and Informatics allows you to start your career as a researcher into a wide range of relevant areas.  You’ll have the advantage of experiencing applied research first-hand, in a dynamic and diverse environment. You’ll have all the support you need to develop your skills, learning how to be a researcher and run a project in computing and/or informatics. 

Future careers

This Computing and Informatics course at Sheffield Hallam University prepares you for a career in

  • research and leadership roles in the digital and computing industries

  • highly-qualified roles in academia

  • government, NGOs and charities

  • supporting roles in all different areas that use computing solutions

Programme Structure

Course Overview:

  • All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.


Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Where English is not your first language, you must also show evidence of English language ability.
  • All applicants must submit a completed postgraduate application form including a 1500 word research proposal.
  • You are encouraged to find out more about our staff and their current research to inform the development of your research proposal and to ensure it aligns with our research themes. 

Tuition Fee

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    16385 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16385 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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