Computing and Information Systems, MSc - Full Time

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Computing and Information Systems, MSc - Full Time 

Study our Computing and Information Systems, MSc and find a job as a business analyst, web designer, system developer or programmers in support and training.

This programme is designed for graduates with a good first degree in a relevant area and for those who are already working in the area but would like formal training and up-to-date skills.

This programme has been very successful in providing students with new job opportunities in the computing industry. Typically, our postgraduates find work as business analysts, web designers, system developers or programmers, project managers, or in IT support and training. There is an increasing need in the industry for professionals in all fields to have an in-depth knowledge of modern software tools and the principles of good software engineering. This programme provides a firm foundation in both these areas.

Computing & Information Systems


  • 1 years full-time
  • 2 years part-time

Professional recognition

This course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, up to and including the 2019 intake for Partial CITP and Partial CEng (Further Learning). Re-accreditation is pending output of the recent accreditation visit. This programme currently partially meets the Breadth of Knowledge requirement towards registration as a Chartered IT Professional and partially meets the academic requirement towards Chartered Engineering status.

What you will study
Full time
Part time

Year 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • MSc Project (60 credits)
  • Systems Modelling (15 credits)
  • Systems Development Management and Governance (15 credits)
  • Software Tools and Techniques (15 credits)
  • Strategic IT (15 credits)
  • Essential Professional and Academic Skills for Masters Students

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Mobile Application Development (15 credits)
  • Systems Design and Development (15 credits)
  • Managing IT Security and Risk (15 credits)
  • User Centred Web Engineering (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Audit and Security (15 credits)
  • Data Warehousing (15 credits)
  • User Experience Design (15 credits)
  • Project Management (15 credits)
  • Outsourcing and Organisational Awareness (15 credits)

Entry requirements
Applicants should have:

  • A good first degree in a relevant discipline.

*Potential applicants who have substantial commercial or industrial experience but who lack formal qualifications should seek an interview with the programme leader.

For applicants without English as their first language, an IELTS score of 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each component (or equivalent) will also be required.

Fees and finance
Your time at university should be enjoyable, rewarding, and free of unnecessary stress. Planning your finances before you come to university can help to reduce financial concerns. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Funding your study
There is a range of financial support options available to support your studies, including the Aspire@Greenwich award for study resources that many full-time students will receive.

Discover more about grants, student loans, bursaries and scholarships. We also provide advice and support on budgeting, money management and financial hardship.




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