Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University


The main focus of this MSc in Computing 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 MSc dissertation in an application area that is of interest to you. NB The part-time mode is not available to overseas fee paying students.

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

Course modules

Modules include: Agile software development; component-based software engineering.

Assessment methods

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


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 3 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Admissions Department (Postgraduate Admissions)
Telephone number: 
01227 782900