Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University


This is a long-established course designed to enable a career change to IT or update and broaden knowledge and skills if already working in the field. Key areas of study include object oriented programming, multimedia and internet applications, and information systems. The units on offer are regularly updated to reflect new developments in IT and may vary. It is possible to switch between MSc Information Systems and MSc Computing as you develop your areas of specialism and own interests in IT; a major independent practical project completes the MSc.

Entry requirements

Open to non-computing graduates with at least a 2nd Class Honours degree or to people with a good sub-degree qualification in computing and substantial relevant work experience in computing.

Course modules

Modules include: Information and digital media systems; object oriented and web programming; MSc computing project; information systems management and strategy; data science; enterprise programming; mobile and ubiquitous computing. You will also select 2 specialist units from the following: Data science, enterprise programming, information systems management and strategy; and mobile and ubiquitous computing.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework, examination and dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Manchester Campus Manchester M15 6BH North West

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