Northumbria University

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Professional Practice in Computing and Information Technology

MSc Professional Practice in Computing and IT and MSc Professional Practice in Project Management are aimed at practicing professionals who want to progress up the career ladder through higher education but have a limited amount of time to commit to study. These programmes place an emphasis on developing and applying the knowledge, skills and competencies required for successful professional practice, allowing you to demonstrate a clear return of investment for each module completed. This programme has been designed with a mix of directed and independent learning activity supported by individual tutoring. Delivered in part-time blended mode, this programme combines interactive workshops, online learning materials, individual tutor guidance and tutorials.

Entry requirements

MSc: Applicants must: Be employed Hold one of the following: 2:2 or above from a recognised university or An equivalent academic qualification or An equivalent professional qualification Non-standard entry requirements Mature applicants lacking standard academic qualifications may be considered for entry if s/he has a minimum of 2 years demonstrable work experience at managerial level and is able to fulfil the objectives of the programme All candidates must also be able to demonstrate engagement in recognised CPD activity equating to 72 hours within the last two years. Recognised CPD activity typically relates to certified training, accredited or non-accredited learning activities. These can be via a training provider, professional body or be completed as part of your employment.

Course modules

Modules: Induction; academic recognition; consultancy project; personal impact for profesional development; developing strategy for professional impact; professional practice.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 - 2 Years
MSc Part-time May 2020 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northumbria University London Campus E1 7HT London

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