Staffordshire University

Professional Computing

The course is intended for graduates currently working in the computing industry or for those who have been working in computing for a considerable length of time and can demonstrate that they have graduate-level professional skills. This award is innovative in that it combines high level technical training with academic research and masters level study through the University, whilst continuing with full time employment in the computing industry. The course is completely by distance learning, so there is no attendance at the University. The award structure consists of three levels; Certificate, Diploma and Masters. The first two levels act as an entry point to the next level, but if you wish to stop then you can 'cash in' your credits and accept the appropriate award.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a degree and relevant work experience; applicants should be working in a computing disipline and have completed 4 Learning Tree modules.

Course modules

Professional Computing Research Methods; Professional Certificate; Professional Diploma; Dissertation.
Professional Computing Research Methods; Professional Certificate.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Distance learning (part-time) January 2019 2,040 (Year 1) Home/EU 3 3 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) September 2018 2,040 (Year 1) Home/EU 3 3 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning (part-time) September 2018 2,040 (Year 1) Home/EU 3 3 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning (part-time) January 2019 2,040 (Year 1) Home/EU 3 3 Years

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