University of Roehampton

MSc Web Development

If you’re looking for a career change or are interested in web and software development our MSc Web Development will open a pathway into the IT industry. It requires no previous undergraduate experience in the field of computing.


Our MSc Web Development blends technical and creative skills into one package, teaching you software development and web design skills. Over the year, you will study software development through a comprehensive introduction to programming with Python before moving on to full-stack development with JavaScript. You will become an accomplished programmer and meet the requirements to join the web development industry. To complement this, you will also study basic and advanced web design to ensure you graduate a well-rounded developer with a flair for digital media. Additionally, you’ll learn how to store and retrieve data, as well as learn about the security aspects of IT. To finish your programme, you will undertake an end-of-year project based on your interests in the field.

After the programme, you can undertake an industrial placement year, allowing you to gain valuable work experience relevant to your career aspirations. 

Entry Requirements

  • Degree qualification 2:2 or above

  • IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each component.

Career Prospects

We embed employability in computing programmes throughout the curriculum, focusing on project-based assessments that simulate real-life scenarios. Our collaborative method, team working modules, and MSc Project demonstrate our project-based approach to learning. This prepares you to enter the software development or web/mobile design industries. 

Career opportunities after completing Web Development MSc

  • Applications developer.
  • Game developer.
  • Multimedia programmer.
  • Multimedia specialist.
  • SEO specialist.
  • UX designer.
  • UX researcher.
  • Web content manager

Course Details


Software Development 1
Software Development 2
Basic Web Design
Advanced Web Design
Work Placement
MSc Project

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