Glyndwr University

Wrexham Glyndwr University

Computer Science

This course aims to provide an opportunity for postgraduate study for those whose first degree is not in computing, or for those whose degree in computing was awarded some years ago. The course will give students the skills needed to become a practising IT professional. It provides a challenging but stimulating course for highly motivated people who wish to acquire theoretical and practical skills in computing. A rigorous programming and database course is accompanied by a variety of compulsory core modules providing core knowledge required to be effective in the computing industry, plus a number of optional modules covering additional specialised subjects. Students will also undertake a project during the summer, which will typically involve the design and implementation of a significant piece of software.

Entry requirements

An honours degree of at least 2:2 classification or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in a subject other than Computer Science. In some cases applicants with substantial commercial or industrial experience can be accepted, subject to interview and references.

Course modules

Modules include: Software development: object oriented programming; database systems; postgraduate study and research methods; future and emerging technology; dissertation/ research project. options: networking hardware and software networking techniques and technologies; commercial website design and development; web and mobile application development.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a range of coursework techniques including practical work, on-line tests, reports on lab based problems and assignments using case studies.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,750 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,825 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,825 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,825 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,825 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Wrexham Campus Wrexham LL11 2AW Wales

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