Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University


The main focus of this course is application software development and integration for corporate enterprise computing platforms. Ideally suited for graduates with a good Honours degree in computing, computer science and computing related courses, or those with significant industrial/commercial experience in object orientated paradigm (programming in Java, C++, VB.NET etc), this course will equip you with the skill-sets and knowledge required for careers such as application design and development, or systems integration for the enterprise computing platforms. Modules are chosen to develop your knowledge and skills in software development lifecycle for the client side, distributed network architectures including middleware platforms and database integration for the corporate back-end. Special attention will be paid to important aspects of computer security. The variety of taught modules gives the you breadth of learning enabling you to engage on a final dissertation in an application area that is of interest to you.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally possess a good Honours degree in computing or computing science. Students will also have experience of an object-oriented programming language. Non-standard applicants will be considered on their merit. Overseas students whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate proficiency in the English language to at least IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 570/230 or higher.

Course modules

Modules include: agile software development; component-based software engineering; distributed enterprise computing; professional and ethical computing; corporate database design and development; advanced database design and development; computer security; e-commerce for integrated enterprise solutions; research methodologies; project.

Assessment methods

A mixture of coursework and examination. Some modules and assessments involve group work, aural presentation and viva voce examination.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT1 1QU South East

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Admissions Department (Postgraduate Admissions)
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