London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Information Technology (Distance Learning)

A career-focused, up-to-date exploration of information technology, training you in the fundamentals and new development of information technology systems. It can also prepare you for industry-recognised Oracle professional certification. The course aims to develop a good understanding and knowledge of current and emerging information technology and computer technologies. The course aims to equip students with a combination of relevant technical skills and client-facing awareness in preparation for, or in enhancement of, a career within the information technology industry. The distance learning delivery mode offers significant flexibility whereby all teaching and learning materials are provided in the most advanced virtual learning environment. Students can obtain an engaging and rewarding study experience with regular guidance, on-going support and timely feedback throughout their course from experienced academic tutors. A variety of online facilities are available for interaction between both students and tutors, as well as among students.

Entry requirements

A lower 2nd Class Honours degree in a computing-related subject, or a Pre-Master's in computing and technology. Graduates without a computing degree, will need evidence of considerable computer-based experience or a substantial element of computer studies within a different qualification. All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Stage 1: Students will attend an online Induction session. Stage 2: Database systems with professional certification; mobile applications design and development; information technology security management; software project management; communication technologies for information technology; research and development skills. Stage 3: Master's project.

Assessment methods

All assessments are completed via staged coursework with a built-in oral presentation/viva where appropriate using teleconference facility.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning (full-time) £ 5,445 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Distance learning (full-time) £ 5,445 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 605 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Holloway Islington N7 8DB South East

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
020 7133 4202