De Montfort University

De Montfort University


This is a broad-ranging course that concentrates on the latest tools and techniques of modern computer science, ensuring graduates are highly employable in a diverse range of careers. It covers object-oriented programming, computer systems and networking, database analysis and design, systems analysis and design and much more. Students will be exposed to the most recent developments in both theory and practice of modern computing. Applications for this course can be made even if you have no previous experience in computing or IT, but you will need to demonstrate some aptitude for logical analysis. It is ideally suited to graduates of other subjects who wish to add this discipline to their portfolio.

Entry requirements

You should have the equivalent of a British Honours degree (2.2 minimum) in a subject that shows some evidence of analytical, technical or logical aptitude. If you have no formal academic qualifications, but do have extensive industry experience, we will consider your application on an individual basis. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 with no component below 5.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules studied: Object oriented programming; database systems and design; computer systems and networks; systems analysis and design; research methods, professionalism and ethics; e commerce software; e commerce systems; human factors in systems design; project/dissertation.

Assessment methods

Teaching includes formal lectures, tutorials and laboratories. You will also be expected to undertake independent study and research to support your assignments and your dissertation. Assessment will be by various group and individual methods including exams, projects, presentations, written essays and reports. You will normally be expected to attend a two-week induction in September, to prepare you for modules taught in semester one.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 375 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 375 per Credit module (EU fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Leicester Campus Leicester LE1 9BH East Midlands

Key information

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