Masters | Postgraduate Course - Information Technology MSc Course Details within University of York

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Information Technology MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year Full-time

The course covers a range of topics including advanced programming, user-interface design, software engineering and management; it has been specifically designed to suit the requirements of the information technology industry, with graduates entering employment as computer programmers, technical authors and research associates.

The MSc Information Technology is a full time, one year taught course, intended for students who are seeking a professional career in the IT industry. There is no requirement for a first degree in computing, but proficiency in at least one programming language is a requirement.

Entry Requirements

Applicants will have achieved at least an upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or international equivalent) in any discipline other than Computer Science, and you should possess a basic knowledge of programming concepts. We are willing to consider applications from those who do not fit this profile. We will, for example, consider applicants who do not have an appropriate qualification but have appropriate industrial experience. We are willing to consider applications from students with lower qualifications, particularly when the student has high marks in relevant modules and/or appropriate industrial experience.
If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to. For more information, see: