University of Bedfordshire

University of Bedfordshire

Applied Computing and Information Technology

The course is intended for individuals who want to develop fundamental expertise in: data modelling and management; applied programming; emerging technologies; project management; professional practice; and research methodology including issues related to ethics; legal and professional application in computing and information systems development; e-systems; computer security; internet media design and internet development. There is also a focus on research methodologies including ethics; legal aspects and professional applications of computing systems development; secure data communications; multimedia; and internet development; students also develop skills in communication, problem solving and teamwork.

Entry requirements

Honours degree or equivalent qualifications, or a postgraduate qualification, in a non-IT related subject area; Accreditation by Prior Learning (APL) is available.

Course modules

Applied programming; emerging technologies; secure data communications; managing information systems strategy and security risks; internet development; data modelling and management; professional project management; multimedia applications; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Coursework assignments; exams; group work; and computer assisted assessments.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 6,000 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 6,000 per Credit module (EU fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 11,000 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 11,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Luton Campus Luton LU1 3JU South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
01234 400400