• About this course
  • Modules
  • Entry requirements
  • Fees and finance
  • How to apply
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  • About this course
  • Modules
  • Entry requirements
  • Fees and finance
  • How to apply

Course Overview

Level of study:Postgraduate degree
Tuition FeesFees and Finances
Entry requirements:

A 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent, in the subject areas of computing, engineering, mathematics or related discipline

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.0 with no component less than 5.5, or equivalent

Other English language tests are accepted, click here to find out more.

Mode of study:Full-time
Duration:1 year
Assessment method:Coursework
Student finance:Available
Locations: London
Start dates: January, September, May (24)
Application deadline:

Next application deadline

This programme is subject to approval

About this course

In today’s increasingly connected world, there is a growing need for graduates capable of implementing cutting-edge technologies and techniques to tackle a variety of challenges. Machine learning, Big Data, cloud computing and other advanced technologies offer significant opportunities for businesses and graduates to solve problems and have fulfilling careers.

The MSc in Computer Science and Technology with Business Development was designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to succeed in the modern digital landscape.

This programme blends technical and computing knowledge with understanding of contemporary business issues to prepare you for industry demands now and in the future.

The programme offers a range of modules that focus on key areas such as strategy for business development, digital transformation, Big Data, and business analysis. These modules are designed to provide you with a deep understanding of the concepts and technologies that are driving the digital transformation of organisations.

Teaching methods

  • You will be taught using a wide variety of teaching methods across the modules including lectures, seminars and tutorials. Typically, you will have 12-17.5 hours of contact time per week.
  • In addition to your time in class, you will also be expected to engage in approximately 35 hours of self-study time per week.
  • You will have access to Blackboard, our online learning environment, where you can access module resources and reading lists that will assist your preparation for classes and self-study.
  • You’ll be taught by experienced lecturers and academics who use their industry and research experience to demonstrate how to apply best practice in software engineering to the development of a wide range of information systems in organisations.


Each module is assessed by coursework only.

Careers and postgraduate opportunities

Student and employer needs are reflected in the development of this programme and evidenced in the career destinations and further development of our graduates.

Graduates will be prepared for a range of careers across a variety of sectors, with some of the roles including:

  • Business Development Analyst
  • Cloud Solutions Architect
  • Digital Transformation Consultant
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Technical/Business Analyst
  • IT/Business Consultant
  • Software Engineers
  • Software Developer for Business Applications
  • Tech Entrepreneur
  • IT Project ad Programme Managers
  • Machine Learning Engineer and more
  • Artificial Intelligence Practitioners
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