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The award

How long you will study
3 Years

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study
part-time, distance

Course starts
January, September

International course fees
find out

All study options

About Computer Science at Staffordshire University

  • No attendance requirement
  • Up to five years to complete your study
  • Flexible study
  • Credit for prior study is possible (APL)
  • Come to the University to Graduate

This innovative distance learning award is designed to give you a Masters degree from your home or workplace. Ideally studied two modules at a time, although you can take a break from study if your home or work commitments vary. The course can be spread over up to 5 years.

Course content

The core modules will equip you with professional and research skills and will explore the social, legal and ethical aspects of computer science. The option modules will allow you to develop key skills in the different branches of computer science such as programming, multimedia, web, games, Android and mobile application development etc.

Core Modules

  • Managing Emerging Technologies - COIS71180
  • Research Methods - COIS71195

Option Modules, Subject to availability

  • Media Editing and Multimedia Applications (Distance Learning) - COWB70361
  • Android Application Development - COSE70613
  • Database Design and Development (Distance Learning) - COIS70931
  • Engineering Internet Applications (Distance Learning) - COSE70606
  • IT Infrastructure (Distance Learning) - COCS71175
  • Information System Management & Strategy (Distance Learning) - COIS70933

Final module

MSc Dissertation (Distance Learning) - COIS71165

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyPart-time, DistanceHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsJanuary, SeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

Normal requirements are at least a UK second class honours degree or equivalent in a related computing discipline.

If you do not meet the above but have significant appropriate experience, your application will be considered, provided that you satisfy the University that you are capable of responding to the challenge of postgraduate work.

If your first language is not English, you will need to demonstrate that you are fluent enough to cope with the course. A minimum score of IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (213 computer-based) is normally required.

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