Full time & Part time September MSc, PGCert, PGDip 1 year full time, 2 years part time (MSc), 6 months full time, 18 months part time (PgDip), 3 months full time, 6 months part time (PgCert)
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Are you looking to transition into the IT field, but don't have a computing background? Look no further than our BCS accredited MSc in Computing Science. This programme is designed to provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to kickstart your career in computing and IT. From programming and hardware to networks and software engineering, you will gain a solid foundation in various areas of computer software development. Our modular course unit design offers flexibility and choice, allowing you to tailor your learning experience. Join our world-leading research community and gain real-world application skills in areas such as cloud computing, big data, and artificial intelligence. With a wide range of career opportunities, our graduates excel in technical, business-related, and creative roles. Join us and unlock your potential in the exciting world of computing.

About the course

If your first degree is not in computing but you want to move into IT then our BCS accredited MSc in Computing Science is ideal for you.

Our course is rooted in real-world and industry-relevant experiences. It provides the basis for starting a career in computing and IT. We will teach you the fundamentals of:

  • programming
  • hardware
  • networks
  • software engineering.

You will develop a sound knowledge of computer software development for a range of problem areas, such as:

  • interactive websites
  • stand-alone applications
  • network systems.

Our teaching staff have extensive experience in research and university teaching. As well as a wide range of previous industrial and commercial backgrounds. 

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Entry Requirements

You should normally hold a first degree equivalent to at least a British lower second-class bachelor's degree, in a non-computing subject. If your first degree contains only a small element of technical computing you can also be considered.

For entry to the Postgraduate Certificate Research Project you should provide evidence of experience in research and study methods at an appropriate level.

Please also see the University's general entry requirements.


Home (UK) full time - Masters £8,700; Diploma £7,700; Certificate £4,350
Home (UK) part time - £4,350
International full time - £17,200

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Where is Oxford Brookes University


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