Courses

The Plymouth University offers the BSc (Hons) degree in Computer systems and Networking having duration of 4 years. The course is divided as following:

First Year

  • Placement Preparation
  • Business Studies A
  • Introduction to Networks and Distributed Systems
  • Computer Systems
  • Fundamentals of Computer Networking
  • Database Development
  • Mathematics with Applications 1
  • Network Programming 1
  • Statistics for Networking

Second Year

  • Business Dynamics
  • Network and System Administration
  • Networking and Distributed Processing Principles
  • Network Security
  • Local and Wide Area Networks
  • Databases
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computers and the Law
  • Integrating Project
  • Network Programming 2
Third Year
  • Computing Related Placement

Fourth Year

  • Distributed Systems
  • Advanced Network Mechanisms, Design and Management
  • Computing Project
Entry Requirements
  • Access To HE Courses (including Scottish Access)
  • Advanced Diploma
  • Cambridge Pre-U
  • International Baccalaureate
  • GCE A Level
  • BTEC National Diploma (18 units)

Contact

Phone: +44 (0)1752 587640

Email: graduateschool@plymouth.ac.uk

The Graduate School
Level 3, Link Building
University of Plymouth
Drake Circus
Plymouth PL4 8AA

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

The University of Southampton offers the MEng degree in Software engineering having duration of 4 years. The course is divided as following:

First Year

  • Programming I
  • Computer Systems I
  • Data Management
  • Foundations of Computer Science
  • Algorithmics
  • Professional Development
  • Programming 2
  • Software Modelling and Design

Second Year

  • Distributed Systems and Networks
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Programming III
  • Theory of Computing
  • Software Engineering Group Project
  • Programming Language Concepts
  • Interaction Design
  • Advanced Software Modelling and Design
Third Year
  • Individual Project A and B
  • Scripting Languages
  • Principles of Computer Graphics
  • Interactive Multimedia Systems
  • Hypertext and Web Technologies
  • E-Business Techniques
  • Intelligent Algorithms
  • Computational Biology
  • eLearning and Learning Technology
  • Security & Information Technology
  • Industrial Law 1
  • Management 1 (ECS)
  • Operational Research
  • Computer Vision
  • Real-Time Computing and Embedded Systems
  • Machine Learning
  • Software Quality Assurance and Project Management
  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • Critical Systems
  • Advanced Databases
  • Large Scale Distributed Systems

Fourth Year

  • Group Project A
  • Enterprise Web Development
  • Advanced Topics on Web Services
  • Evolution of Complexity
  • Advanced Web Development
  • Wireless Networks
  • Assistive Technologies and Universal Design
  • Applications of Security in Information Technology
  • Internet Law: E-Commerce
  • Individual Research Project B
  • Formal Design of Systems
  • Intelligent Agents
  • Semantic Web Technologies
  • From Aspect-Oriented Programming to Program Generation
  • Advanced Machine Learning
  • Social Networking Technologies
  • Advanced Computer Vision
  • Cryptography
  • Biologically-Inspired Robotics (A)
  • E-Business Strategy
  • Rich Internet Applications
  • Internet Law: Privacy, Crime and Security
Entry Requirements
  • A-level:  AAA (Including an A in Mathematics, or equivalent international qualification)
  • GCSE Mathematics and English at grade C or above
  • BTEC Higher National Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 580

Contact

Phone: +44 (0)23 8059 2969

Email: fpse-ugapply@southampton.ac.uk

Undergraduate Admissions Team
Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering
University of Southampton
Southampton
SO17 1BJ
United Kingdom

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

The University of Southampton offers the BEng degree in Software engineering having duration of 3 years. The course is divided as following:

First Year

  • Programming I
  • Computer Systems I
  • Data Management
  • Foundations of Computer Science
  • Algorithmics
  • Professional Development
  • Programming 2
  • Software Modelling and Design

Second Year

  • Distributed Systems and Networks
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Programming III
  • Theory of Computing
  • Software Engineering Group Project
  • Programming Language Concepts
  • Interaction Design
  • Advanced Software Modelling and Design
Third Year
  • Individual Project A and B
  • Scripting Languages
  • Principles of Computer Graphics
  • Interactive Multimedia Systems
  • Hypertext and Web Technologies
  • E-Business Techniques
  • Intelligent Algorithms
  • Computational Biology
  • eLearning and Learning Technology
  • Security & Information Technology
  • Industrial Law 1
  • Management 1 (ECS)
  • Operational Research
  • Computer Vision
  • Real-Time Computing and Embedded Systems
  • Machine Learning
  • Software Quality Assurance and Project Management
  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • Critical Systems
  • Advanced Databases
  • Large Scale Distributed Systems
Entry Requirements
  • A-level:  AAA (Including an A in Mathematics, or equivalent international qualification)
  • GCSE Mathematics and English at grade C or above
  • BTEC Higher National Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 580

Contact

Phone: +44 (0)23 8059 2969

Email: fpse-ugapply@southampton.ac.uk

Undergraduate Admissions Team
Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering
University of Southampton
Southampton
SO17 1BJ
United Kingdom

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

The Brunel University offers the BEng degree in Computer Systems having duration of 3 years. The course is divided as following:

First Year

  • Digital Systems and Microprocessors
  • Web Design and Development
  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • Computer Systems Mathematics
  • Internet and Network Technologies
  • Computer Systems Workshop
  • Interaction Design & Usability
  • Programming for Digital Media 2
  • Web Development Project

Second Year

  • Data Networks, Services and Security
  • Computer Architecture and Interfacing
  • Digital System Design and Reliability Engineering
  • Multimedia Content Analysis and Delivery
  • Object Oriented Systems Programming
  • Engineering Group Design Project
  • Management
Third Year
  • Individual Project
  • High Performance Computing
  • Software Engineering and Technology
  • Design of Intelligent Systems
  • Network Design and Advanced Data Security
  • e-Systems Development
  • Advanced Digital Systems
  • e-Business Systems
Entry Requirements
  • A-level:  ABB – BBB.
  • GCSE Mathematics grade C and GCSE English grade C.
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma: DD in a related subject.
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma: D*DD including Distinction in a Maths module.
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma: D in a related subject.
  • Advanced Diploma: Progression Diploma Grade B in Engineering.
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma: Complete and pass Access to Engineering.
  • International Baccalaureate: 35 points, including 5 in Higher Level Maths, Science or an Engineering subject.

Course Fees

UK/EU student: £9,000/year

International Student: £16,000/year

Contact

Phone: +44 (0)1895 274000

Brunel University
Kingston Lane
Uxbridge
Middlesex UB8 3PH

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

The University of London- Royal Holloway offers a three-year course in Computer Science- Artificial Intelligence (BSc)  Prospective students with an interest in the way that the world works through the technology of artificial intelligence, or have some background in the field might consider this course. This program boasts a number of top educators and researchers in the  Artificial Intelligence industry, teaching the techniques behind artificial intelligence grounding in computing. A few areas of growth in artificial intelligence are in diagnostics training, and natural language learning systems. The types of technology that allow remote access to homes for safety and convenience can be contributed to the area of artificial intelligence in computer science. As a student interested in this course of study may already know that artificial intelligence has permeated most of the ways in which we now process the human experience. In this program, you will learn the foundational combination of skills and theory in computation and artificial intelligence.

Modules in throughout the three years of this course of study include:

  •  Internet services
  •  Databases
  •  Mathematical structures
  • Machine fundamentals
  •  Software engineering
  • Team project in artificial intelligence
  • Programming paradigms
  • Robotics
  • Computer graphics
  • Network operating systems
  •  Algorithms and complexity
  • Introduction to information security
  • And many more!

 

 

Entry Requirements

 Entry into this program requires ABC/BBB A levels as a typical offer including at least B in mathematics or physics or ABC with an A in computing. Particularly this programs seeks out students who have capabilities in the computer sciences exemplified by programming experience or an A-level with analytical component (Math or Physics). This program does not recognise A-level in ICT as a rigorous analytical subject.

For international students additional requirements apply. Students outside of the EU must have an International Baccalaureate Diploma of 32 points with 5 points in mathematics or physics at a higher level. Six points in HL Mathematics or computing is also a requirement (in place of HL when not offered). A mandatory score of 5 in SL English and the Standard English language requirements of the university strictly apply. BTEC Diploma student offers include Distinction, Distinction, Distinction (defined computing component must be included), with a B in GSCE Mathematics. Students from overseas should contact the University’s international student offices to discuss further requirements.

 

Course Fees

Home and EU students – £9000 / academic year
International students –  £14,600 / academic year

 

Contact Information

Department of Computer Science
Royal Holloway, University of London
Egham
Surrey
TW20 0EX

telephone: + 44 (0) 1784 443421
fax: + 44 (0) 1784 439786
email: depsec@cs.rhul.ac.uk

 

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

Birmingham City University offers a one year post graduate MSc course in Video Game Enterprise and Production at Gamer Camp: Biz. Students interested in gaining experience and knowledge to be leaders in the next generation of business owners and entrepreneurs in the gaming industry should consider this program. Because the industry of gaming is brimming with producers, corporations and projects managers, they will need graduates with confident business and management knowledge to become leaders and movers in the gaming and production completions process. Students who are interested in the coding or designing but still want a comprehensive knowledge of the field for their work as managers and leaders. Students in Gamer Camp Biz can look forward to an experience that will allow them an in-depth learning experience of the full process of developing a game or application in addition to all of the business savvy needed to step out into industry as competent and effective graduates of the Video Game Enterprise and Production (Gamer Camp: Biz) course of study at Birmingham City University.

Modules in this one-year course of study include:

  • Human Resources
  • Video Game Development Programming & At Disciplines
  • Video Game Design Practice and Theory
  • Video Game Production Approaches & Implementation
  • Video Game Business Start-up
  • Video Game Professional Enterprise and Production Practice

 

Entry Requirements

 Entry into this program requires a passionate professional sense of gaming, and a great attitude toward the industry and culture. The savvy and confidence required to manage or run a business, and run team driven projects that produce technical software. Some other desired required of the program are some capabilities with web or software coding, art asset creating with Adobe Create Suite (among others, development of gaming experience, and possibly a degree in a related area. International Students must score a 6.0 on the IELTS with no lower than 5.5 on any part of the examination.

 

Course Fees

Home and EU students – £8000 / academic year
International students –  £10,600 / academic year

 

Contact Information

Email oliver@gamercamp.co.uk

Phone: 0121 202 4822

Twitter: @GamerCampUK

 

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

Birmingham City University offers a 12-29 month programme in Enterprise Systems Management for Certificate, Diploma, and MSc at the postgraduate level. Students interested in, systems consulting, business management, or experienced professional consultant professionals interested in widening their knowledge base this area may consider this program. Students interested in the SAP University Alliances program will have an exclusive opportunity to work with and learn the ‘SAP Ecosystem’ and create leadership opportunities for themselves as they grow in these skills. Because SAP ERS is the one of the leading enterprise systems management companies partnering with universities to provide real-time knowledge about real-time management systems, students have a unique advantage to become trained professionals in SAP ERP and other enterprise program technology through ought the duration of this programme. If you desire to earn an appreciation and expert status on the structure of large business enterprise ecosystems, and how to solve many of the issues that businesses face in industry worldwide, you may consider becoming a candidate for this program. Upon graduation, students will be well-versed in some of the best management information systems technology offered through SAP University Alliances, and Birmingham City University.

Modules in this postgraduate programme of study include:

  • Semester A
  • 15 credits Procurement & Operations Management
  • 15 credits Customer Relationship Management
  • 15 credits Manufacturing Systems
  • 15 credits Enterprise Systems Management
  • Awarded PgC
  • Semester B
  • 15 credits Developing Financial Capabilities
  • 15 credits Project Management
  • 15 credits Logistics and Distribution Systems
  • 15 credits Business Intelligence Systems
  • Awarded PgD
  • Semester C
  • 60 credits Master’s Project (Dissertation)
  • Awarded MSc

Entry Requirements

Entry into this program requires an honours degree in a subject that is related to an enterprise systems management subject in some manner. This honours degree must carry at least a 2:2 classification. Alternatively, candidates may offer portfolio work in management information systems that demonstrates industry experience that correlates to the programme in attempting to apply for this course.

Additionally  this course is structured specifically for persons with previous knowledge of management in information systems for businesses and corporations. Candidates with experience with technology, operations and processes in industry are encouraged to apply, if they wish to sharpen their expertise and stimulate their intellectual thought processes. Each student will have the opportunity to partake in a self-reflexive learning experience that will assist each person in developing and honing the areas of knowledge and expertise that they are involved in, while also allowing students to grow as the market and industry grows globally in enterprise management systems.

 

Course Fees

Home and EU students – £585 / 15-credit module
International students –  £975 / 15-credit module

 

Contact Information

For UK or EU prospective students: +44 (0)121 331 5595

For Non-EU Countries: +44 (0) 121 331 6714

 

 

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

Birmingham City University provides a 13-29 month postgraduate programme in Computing (PgCert/PgDip/MsC). Students can attend this programme full time for 13 months or part time for 29 months. In this programme graduates from other disciplines will be able to gain the range of skills and knowledge needed in advance topics in computer science and business computing. These skills will assist graduates in successful workplace management and entrepreneurship positions in many areas of the industry. Prospective students interested in a learning experience that intertwines using important commercial software such as Cisco, SAS, and SAP with theoretical inquiries into the field should consider this program. Students who have a mind for business with little knowledge of the computing world may find this program attractive, because there is no prior requisite of a computing background needed to enter this course. Graduates can join prior graduates turned professionals from their school in companies such as Capegemini, Deloitte, Intel Corporation, NHS, Motorola, National Express, Royal Mail, Shell IT, among other companies.

 

Modules in this course of study include:

  • Professional Skills and Research Methods 15 Credits
  • Systems Development 15 Credits
  • Databases for Enterprise 15 Credits
  • Network Technology 15 Credits
  • Technology Entrepreneurship 15 Credits
  • IT Project Management 15 Credits
  • Web Technologies 15 Credits
  • Computing Elective
  • Master’s Project 60 Credits

 

Entry Requirements

Entry into this program generally requires candidates to hold a minimum of a  Second Class Honours degree or its equivalent in a discipline Related to Computing. Potential candidates may also be considered if they do not have the minimum qualifications, but can prove that they have necessary combination of skills, education, or expertise to be successful in the programme through graduation. Additionally, this programme has two admission periods in september and January. For a January student starting full time the programme would be 17 months, four months longer than a September starting time.

 

Course Fees

Home and EU students – £6,500 FT/£585 PT

International students –  £10,500 FT

 

Contact Information

Home and EU Students: +44 (0)121 331 5595

Non-EU Students: +44 (0)121 331 6714

 

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

The University of Nottingham provides a postgraduate degree course in Scientific Computing in the school of mathematical sciences (MSc). Students with a passion for learning how to harness the power of modern technology through computing should apply for this programme of study. In this program students will learn how to use mathematical computing technology to carry out the calculations and solve problems that are important in the fields of science and engineering.   Modules in this course of study include:

 

  • Advanced Computer Architecture
  • Advanced Data Structures
  • Advanced Techniques for Differential Equations
  • Computational Linear Algebra
  • Object Oriented Systems
  • Operations Research and Modelling
  • Parallel and Distributed Computing
  • Programming for Scientific Computation
  • Scientific Computation Dissertation
  • Simulation for Computer Scientists
  • Stochastic Financial Modelling
  • Variational Methods
  • And many more!

 

 

Entry Requirements

 Entry into this program requires a 2:2 or a lower second class degree with honors or its international counterpart, in mathematics or a very relevant area of study. This degree must also have substantial mathematical rigor in content. Experience with computer programming in some capacity would be useful for students entering this program.

For international students additional requirements apply. Students who sit for the IELTS exams must achieve a score of 6.0 with no less than a 5.5 in any single area. Additionally, students who sit for the TOEFL IBT exam must score at least a 79 with no less than a score of 17 in listening and writing. In the area of reading students must score a 19 and in the are of speaking students must score a 20. More information is provided on taking English language courses on the university of Nottingham’s website.

 

Course Fees

Home and EU students – £5230 / academic year
International students –  £16,510 / academic year

 

Contact Information

The Enquiry Centre
The University of Nottingham
King’s Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

t: +44 (0) 115 951 5559
f: +44 (0) 115 951 5812
e: postgraduate-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk

 

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

The University of Nottingham offers a one-year masters of science course in Human Computer Interaction at the post graduate level . Students who would like to gain first-hand experience in this field while learning the theoretical grounding and educational foundation of the field  may be interested in pursuing entry into this course of study. In current times, computing skills have become among the most important professional sills to acquire for both academia and industry. As this field continues to grow, the level of quality and professionalism that the field will be able to maintain directly relates to the quality of the training and abilities of professionals entering the field.  In this course students will learn about how this unique part of computer science, human-computer interaction, has been dedicated by professionals, practitioners, and intellectuals to understand the relationship between computers and people. Graduates in this field go on to work in  areas such as interactive systems design, usability engineering, and user experience design. Modules in this course of study include:

  •  Introduction to Human Computer Interaction
  • Studying Human Performance
  • Cognitive Ergonomics in Design
  • Introduction to Computer Programming
  • Programming
  • Contemporary issues in Human Factors and Interactive Systems
  • Design Ethnography
  • Human-Computer Systems
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • And many more!

 

Entry Requirements

 Entry into this program requires at least 2.2 which is a lower second class honours degree or its international equivalent. This program is offered full-time for one year or two to four years at part time. Students who are international applicants should have IELTS scores of 6.0 with no less that 5.5 in any portion of the exam. Students sitting for the TOEFL IBT exam should score no less than a total of 79 with no less than a score of 17-20, in writing, reading, speaking, and listening.

 

 

Course Fees

Home and EU students – £6010 / academic year
International students –  £17,500 / academic year

 

Contact Information

School of Computer Science
The University of Nottingham
Jubilee Campus
Nottingham
NG8 1BB
t:   +44 (0)115 846 6550

 

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)