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The course is aimed at students looking to develop upon their previous computing-based qualifications from courses such as computing, information technology, information systems, software engineering or related disciplines; this course provides the opportunity and guidance necessary for students to build upon their existing knowledge and gain the skills necessary to succeed in both commercial computing and research.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent award) in computing; information technology; information systems; software engineering or related title. IELTS of 6.5 (or equivalent), if the 1st language is not English.

Course modules

Modules: software development+; technology innovation management; computer vision; computer graphics; computing the user experience; big data analysis; database systems; secure internet programming; software engineering+; agile engineering; computing research frontiers; research methods; human computer interaction and usability engineering.

Assessment methods

The taught modules are assessed by continuous assessment plus end of semester examinations in December and March/April. The project is assessed by dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 15,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

Key information

Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01382 383838