Computing, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    10950 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    4590 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
What is great about this computing masters course is the flexibility it offers you the direction you take is entirely up to you. You can design your programme from a huge range of subjects. Choose those that are most relevant to you and build a bespoke course that enhances your career opportunities and progression

About

The Computing course at Teesside University prepares you for a wide range of careers in the computing industry. Whether you are a graduate looking at the first step on the career ladder or a current employee looking to turn your industry experience into qualifications, this course is flexible enough to meet your needs. It is ideal if you already work in the field of computing and want to develop new skills. But equally relevant if you are a recent graduate wanting to develop the technical knowledge and understanding to progress to your chosen career. You can expand your existing knowledge and develop new skills in areas including:

  • systems hardware
  • hardware
  • networks
  • web
  • programming
  • IT management.

To enhance your employability and career prospects further, we offer you the opportunity to complete a six month internship within industry before completing your masters project. Internships are optional and competitive but if interested we work with you to find an appropriate industry match and prepare you for interview.

Programme Structure

Core module

  • Research Methods for Computing

and

  • Master’s Project: Computing

and five optional modules

  • Agile Project Management
  • Computer and Network Security
  • E-commerce Management
  • Inclusive Design
  • Information Systems Management
  • Managing Projects with PRINCE2®
  • Mobile App Programming
  • Mobile Apps Development
  • Mobile Web Services
  • Network Service Management
  • Pattern-Driven Development
  • Rapid Application Development
  • Software Engineering Processes
  • Systems Administration and Security
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • UX Modelling

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • full-time - 2 years with advanced practice (September start)
    • full-time - 1 year (September start) or 16 months (January start)
    • part-time - 2 years.
  • 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
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
Check if you match the admission requirements

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class
Recommended score: First Class

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

Applicants are normally expected to have one of the following:

  • BSc (Hons) degree, first or second class, in a computing subject; or
  • equivalent qualifications, for example applicants with appropriate professional experience.

In addition, international students will require IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4590 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4590 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Living costs for Middlesbrough

540 - 620 /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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