The MSc in Computing from UCLan Cyprus provides students with an opportunity to develop generic computing skills that can be applied in all walks of life as well as the skills and understanding needed to develop software systems.

About

Computing students from UCLan Cyprus will develop transferable skills in the evaluation of ideas and concepts, effective communication, synthesis of ideas and become reflective practitioners. 

The aims of the course are to provide an opportunity for the students to plan, undertake and evaluate a substantial computing Project; to develop the students’ critical evaluation, communication and self-management skills to a level appropriate for post-graduate students; and to encourage and enable the students to become reflective and research-aware practitioners.

Career Options

This course, building on the intellectual skills of a computing or technology-related degree, enhances students’ employment prospects in the IT field, and further develops the skills they obtained in their Undergraduate degree. The skills acquired can lead to a range of careers in computing specialisations that are in high demand even outside the technology sector, such as networks and IT security.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Masters Project
  • Critical Analysis
  • IT Project Management
  • Digital Security
  • Network Communication & RoutingOptional
  • Advanced Topics in IT Security
  • Network Operations & Management
  • Ethical Hacking

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Recommended score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of Lower Second Class or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (Lower Second Class) or equivalent in a computing or closely-related discipline or
  • Substantial industrial experience or other professional qualifications deemed by the University to be equivalent to the above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 EUR/year
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  • EU/EEA

    10500 EUR/year
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Living costs for Larnaca

  • 435 - 630 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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