Northumbria University London

MSc Computing and Technology

The MSc Computing and Technology programme is designed specifically to enable you to update, extend and deepen your knowledge in computing and IT and wider digital leadership and technology subjects, in order to enhance and accelerate your career opportunities. By completing the MSc in Computing and Technology you will be able to demonstrate capabilities in the areas of the Computing and Digital Technology subject discipline.

This Masters programme has been designed in consultation with partners from the industry to ensure you learn up-to-date computing knowledge required by employers across the industry. Graduates from the programme will be equipped to work in a variety of careers in the IT industry or to progress to academic or research-orientated careers.

Key facts

  • Enhance your knowledge in the application of programming language, big data and software life cycle modelling
  • Learn how to develop an innovation strategy whilst assessing associated risks and innovation capabilities in an organisation
  • Develop your business intelligence and leadership capabilities
  • Also available as MSc Computing and Technology with Advanced Practice

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements

  • Minimum 2:2 (second class) honours degree from a UK university, or equivalent in any subject

If you don’t meet the academic requirements

Applicants who do not meet the academic requirements but who do have substantial experience of working in a business organisation and/or possess a relevant professional qualification will also be considered. If you are unsure if you meet the entry criteria, please contact us and our team will be able to advise you.

English language requirements

Students require IELTS 6.5 (or above) with no single element below 5.5 or equivalent.

Career Prospects

This Masters programme has been designed to ensure that graduates from the programme will be equipped to work in a variety of careers in the IT industry or to progress to academic or research-orientated careers. The qualification is designed to accelerate your skills and competence in a range of job roles, including roles in leadership and management in IT, Software Engineer, Database Developer, Data Analyst, Information Security professional, Business Analyst, to name but a few.

Course Details

All modules on this course are core and 20 credits unless otherwise stated.

Information Governance and Cyber Security
Leadership in a Digital Age
Principles of Software Engineering
Database and Analytics Principles
Innovations in Business and Technology
Research Methods for Professional Practice
Academic Language Skills for Computer and Information Sciences (0 credits)
MSc Computing and Digital Technologies Project (60 credits)

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