Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University


This is a conversion course suitable for graduates with a degree in a non-computing discipline. You will study key computing topics including: introduction to databases and big data; computer programming and web development; introduction to technology and computer hardware and information technology (IT) project management and modern development methods.

Entry requirements

Normally applicants require a 2.2 Honours degree or above in any discipline from a UK university or equivalent from an overseas university. Applicants without a degree but with experience can be considered individually. Applicants from countries whose native language is not English normally require an IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.

Course modules

All years: Databases and big data; web and multimedia programming; technology and networking; project management methods; industrial expertise; research skills and principles; product development project; plus chose 1 from; databases; web and cloud technologies; big data.

Assessment methods

These include: Individual assignments; group work; practical projects; reports; presentations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Engineering and Technology Postgraduate Office
Telephone number: 
0114 225 2912