Computing and information technology skills and capabilities are vital for businesses of all sizes to succeed in today’s interconnected global economy. The technology landscape itself is constantly evolving leading to many UK firms looking to develop their IT skills base. According to recruiters Hays UK, full-time employment in the IT sector is continuing to rise since the recession with some 76% of UK firms looking to increase their IT headcount in 2016.
This increase in demand has also resulted in a significant shortfall between the number of vacant positions and the number of qualified professionals to fill these roles. 62% of IT leaders expect to see a rise in people from non-tech backgrounds entering their teams over the next two years as the according to Experis on ‘Tomorrow’s Tech Teams’. This represents a great opportunity for individuals looking transition into IT from a different background and those looking to build the IT skills necessary to advance within this dynamic and varied sector.
This programme has can help you make an IT career jump by providing you with the most up-to-date computing knowledge required by employers whilst also preparing you for a vast range of roles within this exciting and dynamic industry. Designed in consultation with partners including Accenture and Hewlett-Packard, your modules will cover website development, system analysis and design, database modelling and programme design. Throughout the duration of your 15 weekend programme you will participate in practical tasks which simulate real-life situations and be assessed through modular assignments and a final dissertation with no examination.
The cost of the MSc is £7,650 inclusive of all materials and examinations.
For more information on our interest-free payment plan, corporate sponsorship and the Postgraduate Loan visit our Fees page.