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Applied Computing

Develop your knowledge of computing, software development, and the engineering behind computer programs and databases

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Key Facts

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Degree

(MSc (Hons)) Applied Computing

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Degree Duration

15 months :

3 months pathway + 1 year degree

18 months :

6 months pathway + 1 year degree

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Pathways Available

Pre-Master's

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

If you have graduated from a non-computing subject and are looking to enhance your computing skills then this is the course for you.

Develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of computing and the engineering behind computer programs and databases whilst designing, developing, and producing computer software packages.

You will study a range of modules, including software development, database systems, software engineering, and human-computer interaction, allowing you to gain a comprehensive understanding of the subject.

Our regular seminars and guest speakers allow you to learn from those working within the industry, increasing your understanding of real life situations you could face in your career.

You will also have access to a range of conventional and specialised equipment and software, such as Windows Azure, Teradata, and Tableau, helping to further develop your skills and understanding.

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Important
  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

Due to working closely with industry experts to produce graduates with the skills to meet industry standards and requirements, you can work in a number of areas including:software development, website design, network support, database, development, research.

This is a conversion degree so you can change career or become qualified in a discipline which is not related to your undergraduate degree.

Your Pathways

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

 

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University of Dundee

Ranked in The Guardian's Top 20 UK Universities in 2021, the University of Dundee prides itself on three things: Impactful research, an excellent student experience and a community campus in the city.

Situated beside the majestic River Tay, Dundee is Scotland’s sunniest city. It also has the highest student ratios per head of population anywhere in the UK so there is an exciting and diverse range of nightlife, leisure activities and culture.