• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The Computing programme from De Montfort University covers object-oriented programming, computer systems and networking, database analysis and design, systems analysis and design and more. You will be exposed to the most recent developments in both theory and practice of modern computing.

About

The Computing programme from De Montfort University concentrates on the latest tools and techniques of modern computer science, ensuring graduates are highly employable in a diverse range of careers.

You can apply for this course even if you have no previous experience in computing or IT, but you will need to demonstrate some aptitude for logical analysis. It is ideally suited to graduates of other subjects who wish to add this discipline to their portfolio.

Reasons to study Computing at De Montfort University:

  • Benefit from our Research Expertise - our internationally recognised Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility will have input into the course and will explore and allow you to understand the current research issues
  • Dedicated Computer Science Laboratories - you will have accesstoour industry standard software used in e-commerce so that you develop relevant skills
  • Industry placement opportunity - you can chose to undertake a year-long work placement, gaining valuable experience and skill giving you a head start in your career once you have finished the course
  • More than 50 years of history in research and teaching in computing technology - benefit from our well established academic expertise and advance your skills in, and knowledge of, developing computing solutions to business problems
  • Excellent graduate prospects - You will develop the skills you need to progress to roles such as systems analyst, programmer, software architect and research development project leader in global organisations like Hewlett Packard and Marks and Spencer 

Graduate Careers

Past students are now working in a wide variety of organisations all over the world, from small consultancies to large, multinational companies.

Typical roles include systems analysts, analysts/programmers, software architects and research and development project leaders.

Upon the successful completion of this course, you will be equipped with the necessary skills to enhance your employability further and progress your career.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Database Systems and Design 
  • Computer Systems and Networks 
  • Systems Analysis and Design 
  • Research Methods, Professionalism and Ethics
  • E-Commerce Software

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      • One year full-time (with optional one year placement available)
      • 18 months for January starts
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

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.

    Schedule IELTS

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 should have the equivalent of a British Honours degree (2:2 minimum) in a relevant subject.
  • We are happy to consider equivalent qualifications from anywhere in the world.
  • If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent when you start the course is essential. English Language tuition, delivered by our British Council accredited Centre for English Language Learning, is available both before and throughout the course if you need it.
  • If you have no formal academic qualifications but do have extensive industry experience we will consider your application on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 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.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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