London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Computing and Information Systems

The course will be based on development tools and software technologies for data, system and service development, cloud computing, big data, internet of things and information security. It will also make use of new technologies for integration of embedded devices such as Arduino and Raspberry. Students will be able to choose options from Mobile application development, cybercrime and security, data and visualisation or work related learning before embarking on the project. The course provides preparation and training which encourages students seeking positions within financial, retail and entertainment sectors. It incorporates materials for professional training, which prepare you for professional certification in Oracle SQL, Java Enterprise and Hortonworks Data Platform.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 UK degree or equivalent in computer science, computing, information technology or a related field. Working knowledge of 1 programming language is sufficient to follow the course but knowledge of an object-oriented programming language is advantageous. Applicants with relevant professional experience will also be considered. All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Core modules: Information systems development; enterprise software components development; information security; datawarehosing and big data management; cloud computing and internet of things; dissertation; project. 1 optional module from: Mobile applications; cybersecurity; data analytics.

Assessment methods

A range of assessment methods is employed throughout the course: Case study reports and presentations; computer laboratory workshops; individual and group coursework; unseen examinations; in-class tests; individual vivas. The method of assessment for each module is clearly described in the individual module guide which is made available to the students at the start of the semester


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,650 per Academic year (home fees) 1 calendar years
MSc Full-time £ 11,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 calendar years
MSc Part-time £ 850 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

Telephone number: 
020 7133 4202