Teesside University

Teesside University


Students have the flexibility to tailor a course to meet their own requirements from within the computing area; students expand their existing knowledge and develop new skills in areas including: Systems hardware; hardware; networks; web; programming; information technology management.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in a computing subject with good programming and software design skills or equivalent qualifications e.g. appropriate professional experience. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules include: Research methods for computing; Master's project. Optional modules include: Agile project management; computer and network security; e-commerce management; inclusive design; information systems management; managing projects with prince2; mobile app programming; mobile apps development; mobile web services; network service management; pattern-driven development; rapid application development; software engineering processes; systems administration and security; systems analysis and design; UX modelling.

Assessment methods

Our approach to assessment is subject specific and designed to complement your learning in any given module. You are assessed by individual coursework including case studies, reports and developing computer applications. You may also be assessed by group work which starts with the group and proceeds your individual assessment. Other assessment methods include producing a portfolio of technical work and presenting your research findings. We use this to assess your technical skills, transferable skills and professional skills.

Sponsorship information

ESF support may be available for UK and EU students on a full-time course.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,590 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 10,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,590 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 10,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
MSc Full-time £ 4,590 per Academic year (home fees) 18 months
MSc Full-time £ 10,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Teesside University Middlesbrough TS1 3BA North East

Key information

Admissions Administrator, School of Computing
Telephone number: 
01642 342639