University of Sunderland
Key Course Facts
If your first degree is not related to computing, this course allows you to make the transition to computing. Our course is designed to fit the current needs of employers with topics that include software development, networks, database systems and web development.
By the end of the course, you will have an expert understanding of the processes and knowledge that are needed to design, implement and support an IT system. You will also be able to make a significant contribution to IT research activities as well as to team-based IT projects.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Computing, MSc.
This course is for applicants who do not have an undergraduate degree in a discipline related to computing. We usually require at least a 2:2 honours degree in any discipline. We will also consider applicants with other backgrounds and experience. We expect you to have basic IT skills.
Tuition Fees Computing MSc
|England UK||£7250||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£7250||year 1|
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About University of Sunderland
The University of Sunderland is a research education institution situated in the city of the same name, in the North East of England. The city’s main campus is City Campus, where students will find Murray Library, the majority of lecture halls, and their state-of-the-art sports facilities. In the Sir Tom Cowie campus, the facilities are specialised towards subjects such as the Social Sciences, Tourism, Law, Business, and also Computing and Engineering.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
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|Computer Engineering (Extended) BEng (Hons)||University of Greenwich||65%||0%||25%||£9250||£14500||109||London||On campus Part-time|
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|Computer Systems Engineering BEng (Hons)||University of Essex||65%||0%||5%||£9250||£19670||104||Colchester||On campus Full-time|
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|Computing (Data Analyst) BSc (Hons)||University of Bolton||92%||20%||15%||£9250||£37350||104||Bolton||On campus Full-time|
|Mathematics with Computing (Including Year Abroad) BSc (Hons)||University of Essex||81%||0%||10%||£9250||£17700||111||Colchester||On campus Full-time|