Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Computing

The course is designed to provide graduates of other disciplines with the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge and skills in a range of advanced topics in computer science and business computing; in the 1st semester students study the key topics of systems development, network technology and databases; in the 2nd semester they have the opportunity to study a range of specialised topics, with either a technology/software construction focus or a business focus.

Entry requirements

Normally at least 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in appropriate discipline; applications also considered without standard entry qualifications if evidence provided of necessary knowledge and skills to complete course successfully.

Course modules

Modules include: professional skills and research methods; systems development; databases for enterprise; network technology; technology entrepreneurship; information technology (IT) project management; web technologies; business intelligence; service architecture; strategic IT planning.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a combination of coursework, examinations, presentations, practical assignments, vivas, online activities and project work; assessment methods vary according to the particular knowledge skills being assessed.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Module (EU) 29 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Module (England) 29 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Module (Northern Ireland) 29 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Module (Scotland) 29 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Module (Wales) 29 months
MSc Full-time February 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time February 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time February 2017 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time February 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time February 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time February 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time February 2017 GBP 675 per Module (Northern Ireland) 29 months
MSc Part-time February 2017 GBP 675 per Module (Scotland) 29 months
MSc Part-time February 2017 GBP 675 per Module (Wales) 29 months
MSc Part-time February 2017 GBP 675 per Module (EU) 29 months
MSc Part-time February 2017 GBP 675 per Module (England) 29 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campuses Birmingham B4 7XG West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0121 331 5595