You will be assessed on your research proposal, written dissertation and a viva voce exam, in which you’ll justify and reflect on your work, and discuss possible further developments.
Visit our English language requirements page for a full list of accepted tests and qualifications.
If you don't meet our minimum English language requirements, we offer an intensive Pre-sessional English course.
The strong focus on principles and concepts will help you develop the capacity for life long independent study.
You’ll attend laboratory sessions, where you’ll do practical work designing, analysing and building software, as well as lectures and seminars, which will give you the opportunity to ask questions, take part in class discussions and talk about problems. In your spare time, as well as in directed study periods,you’ll do your own independent study and reading, which will include the use of online resources.
There is a very high demand worldwide for well-qualified IT graduates and this course will leave you perfectly placed to for a variety of roles in the software industry, such as software developer, IT systems architect, IT security coordinator, or information security analyst.
You also have the opportunity to move into broader IT project management, systems design, consultancy or strategy planning.If you have relevant qualifications or work experience, academic credit may be awarded towards your Middlesex University programme of study.For further information please visit our Accreditation of Prior Learning page.The university is very active in the exploration of a number of key areas within computer Science which you will have the opportunity to focus upon during your studies and individual research project.These include, but are not limited to interaction design, data visualisation, artificial intelligence, ubiquitous computing, cyber-security, algorithmic design, and blockchain engineering.Entry onto this course does not require an interview, portfolio or audition.We accept the equivalent of the above qualifications from a recognised overseas qualification.However, this course is offered part-time so you are eligible to apply on a part-time basis.Changes to the Immigration Rules introduced in January 2018 now allows international applicants apply for Tier 4 visas for part-time postgraduate study (courses leading to a qualification at RQF level 7 or SCQF level 11 and above).This course not only offers a balance between advanced computer science theory and practical experience, but has a very strong focus on contemporary research.Practical work is an important part of every module and the School of Science and Technology has strong links within the industry, including company giants such as Microsoft and Siemens.