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FDM MSc Programme

Do you aspire to build a rewarding career in Software Development but would also like to continue with further study? Are you passionate about technology and its evolution?

FDM is the UK’s leading IT graduate employer and we are hiring now. The FDM Master Class Programme is designed to give ambitious graduates with the potential to become Software Developers, the chance to complete an MSc in Applied Computer Science whilst completing our Graduate Programme.

The FDM Graduate Programme transforms talented graduates into IT Consultants through a unique combination of award-winning training, commercial experience and ongoing support. Candidates for the MSc will be selected during their time at our training Academy on the basis of their aptitude for Software Development and performance in technical assessments. The MSc is full funded by FDM, and those chosen will be expected to complete their project work alongside their client placement for a minimum of three years.

There are three stages of the MSc: a PG certificate, a PG diploma and MSc completion. You will have the flexibility to manage your own workload and complete the MSc at a pace that suits you, but will be expected to undertake independent study each week to meet the deadlines and academic requirements of the programme.


  • Achieve an MSc in Applied Computer Science from the University of Brighton whilst gaining commercial experience
  • Comprehensive free training to prepare you to succeed as a Software Developer
  • Work placements on-site with dynamic companies such as Virgin Media, Barclays, British Airways, The Department for Education and The Met Office
  • Job security for a minimum of three years
  • Professional skills development and support from dedicated Account Managers to enable fast-track career progression
  • The opportunity to work in vibrant cities throughout the UK and internationally
  • Recognition for your achievements with monthly Consultant awards for high achievers
  • Regular networking opportunities and social events including the annual summer party in an exclusive London location

FDM is looking for you to have:

  • Educated to a degree level in Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (or similar)
  • Passion towards personal, academic and professional development within computer science
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An analytical approach to problem solving
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and in fast-paced environments
  • Commitment to work for FDM for the 3-year MSc Programme
  • Geographical flexibility throughout the UK

If you are interested in applying for this unique opportunity, email your CV via the button below, expressing an interest in the Master Class Programme.

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