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Computing, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #154 (QS) ,
This MSc Computing offers students from diverse career and subject areas a balance of software engineering skills and technical abilities required for a career in Software Development.

About

This MSc Computing offers students from diverse career and subject areas a balance of software engineering skills and technical abilities required for a career in Software Development.

Through this one-year programme you will get a first-hand understanding of the vital problem-solving role of software, the interdisciplinary opportunities available, and what computational systems can achieve.

Through a gentle introduction and intensive support, you will be introduced to programming skills using important languages such as Java and Python. Emphasis is placed on handling data and you will develop essential skills in SQL (Structured Query Language) for advanced database functionality using industry standard products such as Oracle™.

A choice of taught optional modules allows you to further develop skills in areas of your choice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Dissertation
  • Information Processing in Python
  • Web Application Development
  • Object-Oriented Development with Java
  • Software Engineering
  • Computational Systems
  • Computer Science Topic: Web and Social Computing
  • Distributed and Cloud Computing

              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 36 months
                • Intensity Flexible
                • Part-time variant
                  Flexible
              • Credits
                180 alternative credits
              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                On Campus

              English Language Requirements

              • Minimum required score:

                6.5

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              • Minimum required score:

                90

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              General Requirements

              • Applicants will possess minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in or equivalent professional qualification in a subject other than computing.
              • Non-graduates whose relative lack of formal qualifications is compensated for by their relevant work experience will also be considered.
              • Applicants whose first language is not English are normally expected to meet the minimum University requirements (e.g. 6.5 IELTS, with at least 5.5 in each area).

              Tuition Fee

              • International

                19950 GBP/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 19950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
              • National

                8950 GBP/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 8950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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              Living costs for Cardiff

              • 628 - 1070 GBP/month
                Living Costs

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