Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Computing and Information Technology

This course is suitable for students from a non-computing background seeking to gain a solid grounding in a range of skills and techniques that are relevant to the computing and information technology industry. These include learning Structured Query Language (SQL) with the Oracle RDBMS; the Java programming language; (X)HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and PHP for web development; and the Unified Modelling Language.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree, or its equivalent, or professional qualifications that are equivalent to an Honours degree. English language requirements are IELTS 6.5, TOEFL (575 paper-based, 90 internet-based).

Course modules

Modules include: programme design and implementation; database modelling; computer networks and operating systems; project management studies; research methods; hypermedia for the information professional; systems analysis and design with Unified Modelling Language (UML); research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (England) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Scotland) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Wales) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (England) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Scotland) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Wales) 16 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East
Online/Distance learning

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Admissions Office
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0191 227 4453