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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Computer Science

  • Start Date

    September, January

  • Course Duration

    1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

  • Course Type


  • Course Fees

    Band 2 - £7,500 p/a
    Band 2 - £625 per 15 credit module

    If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available.

  • Last Updated

    11 April 2019

About the course

Today organisation’s critical work systems are linked to the information technology (IT) that supports them. The growth of the internet and mobile industries as IT environments for commercial transaction and information exchange has placed additional burdens on IT teams in organisations, requiring that developers be aware both of the infrastructure of the internet/mobile networks and the enabling web/mobile technologies.

The deployment of software systems on intranets and the internet is now of significant demand in the computing field and developers and IT managers must have the higher skills to deliver complete, robust hardware and software solutions for these environments.

This perspective reflects the view adopted by employers in the IT industry who seek to recruit people that have the required technical competence in the field of applied IT.

The course has been designed to equip computing graduates and professionals with the advanced knowledge and skills to analyse, model, design, de

Course detail


  •  Effective Research and Professional Practice
  •  Advanced Software Development
  •  Integrative Project
  •  Autonomous and Autonomic Intelligent Systems
  •  Web and Network Services
  •  Parallel Computer Architectures Cluster and Cloud Computing
  •  Change and Project Management
  •  Individual Project

Enhance your career

Graduates from this course have gone on to roles such as Software Engineer, QA Consultant, Technical IT Consultant and Developer in organisations such as QA Consulting, Mercedes-AMG, and Comarch.**

* Percentage of our postgraduate students who go on to work and/or further study within six months of graduating (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2016/17).

Professional links and accreditations

This course is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), the Chartered Institute for the IT Industry. BCS accreditation is awarded to courses that provide a solid foundation in computing. It provides an indictaor of quality to you and potential employers. Accreditation is independent recognition that this course meets the high standards set by the IT industry and meets industry needs.

Career support

100% of graduates from courses in this subject area go onto work and/or further study within six months of graduating.

Graduates from this course have gone on to roles such as Business Intelligent Consultants, Software Engineer, Technical Architect and Data Technician in organisations such as Capita, Mercedes-AMG, and Department of Health.**

Source: DHLE stats 15/16 * Source: LinkedIn, February 2018

Further study

Our research courses involve in-depth study of a specific field across the informatics discipline. If you wish to undertake longer term, highly focussed research, we offer a number of flexible routes to PhD. For more information see

Inspiring Graduate

"The course was very interesting. The teaching and study resources are all of a very high standard, whilst the staff on campus are easy to approach and very friendly. After graduating I became an assistant lecturer at an overseas university. I would definitely recommend the University of Huddersfield; you'll develop your skills and be supported throughout your study." - Bakhtiar Amen, Graduated 2013 now studying PhD Computer Science, University of Huddersfield

Visit the Advanced Computer Science MSc page on the University of Huddersfield website for more details!





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