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Information and Communication Technology (Conversion) MSc

UK

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What will I learn?

Introduction

Want to work in computing and IT? Ready for a career change? This course is a Masters conversion course specifically designed for those who do not already have a degree in computing. If you have already studied computer science or a related subject to degree level, you may wish to consider our MSc Computer Science or MSc Cyber Security courses. If you're looking for a career change and want to develop suitable skills for a rewarding career in the IT sector, this course is your stepping stone. You'll explore everything from software development to cyber security, networking to web development, and on graduation be in a position to take on the modern technology-driven world.

With IT professionals in high demand across the UK and worldwide, whatever your current situation, our course is flexible enough to meet your needs. You’ll learn to evaluate solutions to a range of computing challenges. It’s all about equipping you with a set of skills that will make you attractive to future employers in a range of sectors. We’ll introduce you to advanced information and technology practices and systems, expanding your knowledge in areas such as software development, computer networks, website development and cyber security. You’ll be prepared to put your new skills into practice confidently, with a focus on programming, networking, hardware and analysis throughout the course.

How you'll be assessed

A wide variety of assessment methods include written coursework on an individual and group basis, along with presentations, exams and a major project.

Careers

Completing our course gives you the opportunity to choose between a wide variety of IT related career options, including software development and project management, software engineering, systems analysis, database administration, network management and technical support. You’re also in the perfect position to continue your academic career with our MSc Computer Science, MSc Cyber Security, or move on to our Computer Science PhD. You will gain Intermediate awards: PG Cert, PG Dip.

Which department am I in?

Computing and Technology

Study options

Full Time (15 months)

Tuition fees
£14,500.00 (US$ 17,492) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

9 January 2023

Venue

Cambridge Campus

East Road,

Cambridge,

Cambridgeshire,

CB1 1PT, England

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£15,000.00 (US$ 18,095) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2023

Venue

Cambridge Campus

East Road,

Cambridge,

Cambridgeshire,

CB1 1PT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have Bachelor degree with final GPA of 2.7. Those who hold a recognised pre-Masters course is also considered. Our standard entry criteria for postgraduate courses is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

For international students

Students should have a First Degree, with Honours in a non-computer science related discipline and at a minimum final classification of Lower Second (2:2). Some basic computer literacy is expected. Students will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognized by Anglia Ruskin University. TOEFL iBT with 88 overall and a minimum of 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.

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

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About Anglia Ruskin University

Placing within the top 350 institutions in the world, the multicultural Anglia Ruskin University is home to students from more than 185 countries.

  • Among the top 20 universities for its teaching excellence
  • Investment of GBP 100 million in facilities
  • Study options are closely aligned to industry needs
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