What will I learn?

About the course

This course is ideal for computing graduates who want to prepare for a general career in IT without the need to specialise at this stage.

Subjects range from data modelling, embedded systems and systems architecture to intelligent agents, equipping you to fully understand the application of computing technology in real-world situations whilst gaining the practical business skills that employers seek.

Why choose this course?

  • Study a broad range of IT disciplines including online database applications, intelligent agents, programming embedded systems, professional project management systems architecture, network systems, distributed and parallel architectures and cryptography and cryptanalysis
  • Explore and analyse current trends in the continually expanding area of internet technologies including wireless internet and network configurations and enjoy opportunities to work with innovative distributed environments and architectures
  • Develop practical and business skills necessary for a wide range of careers in IT from management to high-level web application development or system administration
  • Gain in-depth skills in network management and administration (allowing you to work as a Network Manager) including essential security aspects, grid-computing and fault tolerance
  • Benefit from developing expertise equipping you for a career as an IT Consultant, Programmer, Systems/Business Analyst, in web development/web services or in further study on an MSc by Research, MPhil or PhD.

Which department am I in?

Computing and Information Systems

Study options

Full Time (15 months)

Tuition fees
£13,275.00 (US$ 18,075) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

October 2021, November 2021

Venue

Luton Campus

Park Square,

Luton,

LU1 3JU, England

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£13,275.00 (US$ 18,075) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

October 2021, November 2021

Venue

Luton Campus

Park Square,

Luton,

LU1 3JU, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have completed a four year degree from a regionally accredited institution with a CGPA of 2.5 or higher or a GMAT in excess of 580.

For international students

Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent. A good UK honours degree or equivalent in a computing-related subject. Those applicants who do not have a first degree may be granted entry on the basis of their relevant work experience. Such work experience must total five years or more. Students IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element. TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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