Good honours degree in computing, computer science, IT, information systems, software engineering, economics, communications, electronic engineering, business and/or management studies or similar.
Candidates with other qualifications may be considered if they possess relevant work experience as well as outstanding students who do not necessarily have the required prerequisites.
In order to complete your programme successfully, it is important to have a good command of English and be able to apply this in an academic environment. Therefore, if you are a non-UK applicant* you will usually be required to provide certificated proof of English language competence before commencing your studies.
For this course the minimum requirement is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements may be eligible to join our pre-sessional English language course.
Please make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we'll consider.
* Applicants from one of the recognised majority English speaking countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.
The British Computer Society (BCS) accredits this course which means you may be able to gain exemptions from some BCS professional examinations.