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Computer Science with Professional Practice

14 months
15450 GBP/year
8883 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Computer Science with Professional Practice at University of Wolverhampton offers a unique opportunity for international and home students to gain relevant work experience within an external business or organisation, giving you a competitive edge in the job market.


The placement is undertaken between the taught part of the course and the dissertation; and will usually be 4 months in duration from May/June to September.  Our MSc Computer Science with Professional Practice offers the option of going on a placement, which can be paid or unpaid.  Placement students are valuable to employers and many of our placements are paid.  All applications are on a competitive basis and students secure positions through their own efforts. Some assistance in preparation for applying for placements will be provided, however the employer has the final say. The work undertaken by the student must be of an adequate standard in an area of work strongly related to the content of the MSc Computer Science with Professional Practice Programme and the appropriateness of any placement will be assessed and approved by a member of the academic team on an individual basis.  Your placement will enable you to boost your learning with hands on experience and apply your theoretical knowledge to real life work experience.  Although the placement is not guaranteed, the University maintains links with a wide network of organisations who offer placement opportunities. 

This course is ideal for students with an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a closely allied field.

Potential Career Paths

The Computer Science course with Professional Practice at University of Wolverhampton will open up a range of careers from web and app developers through IT systems building, to further career paths in research and development.  This course will also prepare you with the skills to go on to study for a PhD.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Research Methods for Computing
  • Distributed and Mobile Computing
  • Database Technologies
  • Group-based Software Development Project
  • Enhanced Professional Development and Experience
  • Web Technologies
  • Mobile Application Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 14 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


220 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A lower second honours degree in Computer Science or equivalent. 
  • A Postgraduate Certificate in Computer Science or a related subject with a minimum grade C or 50% in all modules.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15450 GBP per year during 14 months.
  • National

    8883 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8883 GBP per year during 14 months.

Living costs for Wolverhampton

550 - 900 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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