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University of Dundee

Applied Computing

This course aims to take postgraduates with an interest and a little experience in computing and imbue them with a firm knowledge, skills and understanding of computing and software development so that they may operate effectively in the application of computing to industry, commerce and research. You may also have the opportunity to go on work placement.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have, or expect to have, a degree in a subject other than computing, with a grade equivalent to at least a Class 2.2 Honours degree from a UK university, or equivalent qualifications. IELTS of 6.0 (or equivalent), if the 1st language is not English.

Course modules

Modules include: internet and computer systems; software engineering; software development and advanced programming using C++; graphical user interfaces; human-computer interaction; database systems.

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. Coursework is often very practical, e.g. writing computer programs, designing interfaces, writing reports, constructing web sites, testing software, implementing databases, analysing problems or presenting solutions to clients.

Qualifications

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

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01382 383838