University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Information Technology

The course allows you to develop key specialist skills for a career in computing. It is ideal for complementing your expertise with core computing skills. Students can get a first-hand industrial experience through placements and internships with local enterprises and organisations. Company-based projects are offered to our students where our students can work with an employer to gain valuable commercial experience.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in any subject other than computing or information technology related subjects. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Semester 1 modules: Principles and practice of programming; foundations of information technology; database principles and applications; interface design and the world wide web. Semester 2 modules: Decision support systems; networking and technologies for ecommerce; multimedia; object-oriented software design.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

Key information

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