University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Computer Science

This course is suitable for students with an undergraduate degree in computer science, engineering or a closely allied field. There is a separate award in information technology for students who do not have a strong background in computer science. This course will develop a depth of knowledge across several specialised or applied areas of computer science.

Entry requirements

A Lower 2nd Honours degree in computer science or equivalent is required for direct entry onto this Master's programme or a postgraduate certificate in computer science or a related subject with a minimum of grade C in all modules.
Upon entry students will: be assessed for their capability to program to a good standard. The inability to meet the required standard will result in the student transferring to the MSc information technology degree. Students are selected using application form and references in the first instance and may be invited for interview. Students applying for individual modules will be required to demonstrate the ability to absorb technical concepts and detail, possibly by way of their previous industrial or commercial experience. Minimum English competency is the standard MSc entry: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

Course modules

The course focuses on distributed and mobile computing, database server management, software tools, web technologies and group-based software development.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Wolverhampton WV1 1SB West Midlands

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