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Information and Communication Technology (Conversion), M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) ,
The Information and Communication Technology (Conversion) course at Anglia Ruskin University is specifically designed for those who do not already have a degree in computing. If you have already studied computer science or a related subject to degree level, you may wish to consider our MSc Computer Science or MSc Cyber Security courses.

About

If you're looking for a career change and want to develop suitable skills for a rewarding career in the IT sector, this course is your stepping stone. You'll explore everything from software development to cyber security, networking to web development, and on graduation be in a position to take on the modern technology-driven world.

With IT professionals in high demand across the UK and worldwide, whatever your current situation, our course is flexible enough to meet your needs. You’ll learn to evaluate solutions to a range of computing challenges. It’s all about equipping you with a set of skills that will make you attractive to future employers in a range of sectors.

We’ll introduce you to advanced information and technology practices and systems, expanding your knowledge in areas such as software development, computer networks, website development and cyber security. You’ll be prepared to put your new skills into practice confidently, with a focus on programming, networking, hardware and analysis throughout the Information and Communication Technology (Conversion) course at Anglia Ruskin University.

Careers

Completing our course gives you the opportunity to choose between a wide variety of IT related career options, including software development and project management, software engineering, systems analysis, database administration, network management and technical support. You’re also in the perfect position to continue your academic career with our MSc Computer Science, MSc Cyber Security, or move on to our Computer Science PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developing Web Applications
  • Software Implementation
  • Computer Systems and Servers
  • Secure Systems
  • Research Methods
  • Major Project

          Detailed Programme Facts

          • More details:
            • It can take up to four weeks to consider applications, so we recommend you apply at least a month before your preferred start date.
          • Programme intensity

            You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

            Full-time
            • Full-time duration 12 months
            Part-time
            • Average part-time duration 28 months
            • Intensity Flexible
            • Duration description

              Full-time - January start, 15 months. 

              Part-time - January start, 33 months. 

          • Languages
            • English
          • Delivery mode
            On Campus

          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:

          Required score: First Class

          Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to First Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 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

          • A First Degree, with Honours in a non-computer science related discipline and at a minimum final classification of Lower Second (2:2). Some basic computer literacy is expected.

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            13700 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 13700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
          • EU/EEA

            7500 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 7500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
          • UK & EU students, (per year, part-time): £3,750
          • International students, (per year, part-time): £6,850

          Living costs for Cambridge

          • 846 - 1470 GBP/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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