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Information Technology (Distance Learning), M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #751 (QS) Online
This Information Technology (Distance learning) from London Metropolitan University develops your understanding and knowledge of current and emerging IT and computer technologies. You’ll develop a combination of relevant technical skills and client-facing awareness within the IT industry, preparing you for an IT career or helping you advance in your current role.

About

Why study this course?

Career-focused and up-to-date with the latest theory and practice, the Information Technology (Distance learning) from London Metropolitan University trains you in the fundamentals and development of IT systems. Accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS) - The Chartered Institute for IT, it can also prepare you for the industry-recognised Oracle Professional Certification.

After the course

Successful completion of this course will offer you a wide range of career opportunities in the Information Technology industry in private and public sectors.

You’ll be fully prepared to work in a variety of areas. These include:

  • database administration
  • project management
  • mobile and web development
  • business or systems analysis
  • IT consultancy, support services
  • product management and training

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Technologies for IT (Distance Learning)
  • Database Systems with Professional Certification (Distance Learning)
  • IT Security Management (Distance Learning) 
  • MSc Project (Distance Learning)
  • Mobile Application Design and Development (Distance Learning)
  • Research and Development Skills (Distance Learning)
  • Software Project Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • 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 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second 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

You will be required to have:

  • a lower second-class honours degree in a computing-related subject or a pre-master's course in computing and technology

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5610 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5610 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5610 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5610 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.

Part time:

  • UK/EU: £640 per 20 credit module
  • International: £640 per 20 credit module

Funding

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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