MSc Computing and Information Systems

If you want to move into the computing and information systems field, or if computing plays an increasing part in your role, the MSc Computing and Information Systems is ideal personal development. This postgraduate computing course is designed for people who have little or no previous experience or specific qualifications in computing or information technology, though you should have some related experience or skills that you wish to build upon.

We place emphasis on the effective use, design and development of software for information systems. You will become skilled in programming and learn how to design and implement information systems. MSc Computing and Information Systems graduates have relevant, up-to-date knowledge, along with the professional and technical skills needed to develop, manage and employ information systems applications in a range of organisations.

What you will study

You will study the following modules:

  • Principles of Computing
  • Security Management
  • Network Security
  • Professional Skills Development
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Project Management
  • ICT Systems Development
  • MSc Project: the development and evaluation of a significant application or task of your choice, related to the course
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We have a full range of high-specification computer labs and an ongoing investment programme to ensure that our facilities stay at the forefront of computing developments.


This course is taught at: Treforest Campus, Pontypridd


  • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Feb 2017
    • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Feb 2018