Year of entry
4 years full-time integrated Master's
Tuition fees for the 2018/19 academic year are still being finalised for all courses. Please see our general guide to our standard undergraduate tuition fees.
Optional Estimate: 1,200How are these costs calculated?
Students often choose to buy a laptop in their first year however there are PCs in campus and students can borrow laptops.
Placement CostsHow are these costs calculated?
Students can choose to go on a placement which might incur additional travel and accommodation costs - these would be offset by salary on a paid placement and will vary by location.
Optional Estimate: £148How are these costs calculated?
Students can choose to join the BCS at any point in their study. It is not required but is useful. The annual charge is identified for every year there is also an option to take course membership for £57
Optional Estimate: £300How are these costs calculated?
Students who do the Schools units that relate to computer games or animation may incur costs for external storage media such as USB or HDD drives. Level 5 students may complete a Live Project on the Professional Development unit - this may incur some travel costs.
School of Computing, Mathematics & Digital Technology
This course is an integrated four year undergraduate Masters degree. It will enable you to gain a balanced understanding of the major areas of computer science with sufficient flexibility each year to select areas of study that will develop your knowledge, experience and skills appropriate to a range of computing-based careers.
Typical areas of study include programming in a variety of languages, operating systems, networks, security and emergent technologies, android, for example, as well as the commercial and business context of computer systems. These study areas are complemented by our strong focus on practical problem-solving skills throughout the course.
British Computing Society accreditation (CITP Further Learning) for this programme is pending. Accreditation is normally applied retrospectively.
Our BSc (Hons) Computer Science, BSc (Hons) Software Engineering and BSc (Hons) Computing degree share a common first year allowing you to transfer between courses after Year 1.
Your career prospects after the course
87%* of computing and mathematics graduates go straight into employment and/or further study.
A degree in computing will prepare you for a wide range of careers in a fast-growing industry.
Jobs in computing include systems manager, web designer and programmer as well as roles managing technology to support a range of public and private sector organisations.
In addition, the skills you learn on these degrees are highly valued by a range of employers and opportunities may exist in areas such as accountancy, management, technical sales and teaching.
Manchester is a major hub for the digital media industry.
The close proximity of MediaCityUK, and local initiatives such as the 100Mbps Oxford Road 'Corridor' broadband project, are attracting key players in the digital media sector along with smaller web design and new media agencies to the city.
A degree in mathematics or financial mathematics opens up many career opportunities such as accountancy, business and management services, financial services, statistics, computing and computational modelling.
In addition, the skills and experience you gain from these degree courses are highly valued by a range of employers and opportunities may exist in areas such teaching, technical sales and project management.
*Source: DLHE survey 2011 for all respondents available for employment or further study and whose destinations are known.94%
In 2014, over 94% of our graduates went directly into work or further study within 6 months of graduation
DHLE survey 2014, for all respondents available for employment or further study and whose destinations are known