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  • Gain an MSc in Computing with no previous experience in the field
  • IT work culture is embedded in the programme, replicating industry experience
  • Train to become a socially responsible IT practitioner, contributing to the evolving technology sector
  • A collaborative programme with flexible delivery where you work with other students
  • Work on projects from anywhere using a cloud platform
  • Study in labs in the brand-new state-of-the-art media centre on campus


Rapid developments in technology have resulted in a wealth of opportunity across all sectors and industries for people who are qualified in multiple areas of computing.

Our MSc Computing Degree is a conversion programme that requires no previous academic experience in the field of computing, making it the ideal course if you want to change career or develop a new set of skills to complement your existing experience and move a wider range of exciting roles in computing and IT.

The course focuses on core computing skills such as software development, databases and cyber security, helping you to become a competent and fluent computing professional. You will learn key programming skills across languages and platforms, as well as how to provide data solutions and secure systems.

You will learn about developing software and working with data and build your fluency in Python,and also be provided with the opportunity to become a Certified Ethical Hacker (EH) through the EC-Council.

You will complete your degree with a project that will explore a topic of your choice, producing a product and a supporting report. The project will fit one of the following four types; student defined, research based, industry defined or social enterprise. You will be able to work with academic staff across the University, not just within Computing.

There are no timetabled lectures in this degree programme, but instead short videos of content. Your teaching time will take the form of labs, workshops and tutorials, providing you with a more tailored experience with plenty of face-to-face contact time. Industry standard IT resources are hosted in the cloud to allow you to work on projects and assignments from anywhere.

You will learn programming concepts, recipes and algorithm development, and examine data representation, code operation and secure coding. You will become familiar with cyber security, exploring the lifecycles, legal frameworks and tools of the computer science professional, including legal, social and ethical concerns of computer security such as hacking and its ethical standpoint.

As part of our Cyber Security module, you will have the opportunity to undertake certification training to become a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) through the EC-Council.

Your final project will consolidate your learning, providing you with the opportunity to lead a project in depth in an area of IT and computing that interests you.

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Software Development 1

Software Development 2

Computer Systems

Cyber Security

Computing and Society


MSc Project

When you graduate you will move into a wide range of careers, including entry roles in the IT industry, from government and public sector to large IT organisations and media. Roles could include programmer, web developer, software developer and data scientist.

Life at Roehampton

At Roehampton, we can offer all new students the opportunity to live in accommodation on our beautiful parkland campus, including affordable and high-end options.

We offer scholarships, provide hardship funding and help you find advice on managing your finances while you study.

We provide plenty of opportunities for you to get involved, through volunteering, playing sport or music, or joining one of our many active student societies.