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.
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

Research methods for computing; distributed and mobile computing; database technologies; group-based software development project; enhanced professional development and experience; web technologies; mobile application development; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 2,007 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 3,010 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 12,445 (Year 1) International 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 6,020 (Year 1) Home/EU 12 12 Months

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