What we’re looking for
When assessing your academic record, we take into account your grade average, and the position of the institution where you studied your qualification.
You must have, or be expecting to obtain, at least a 2.1 degree at Undergraduate level from a UK university, or overseas equivalent from a top-performing University.
We welcome applications from a broad range of disciplines. Don’t worry if you haven’t got prior IT experience because this course is not designed as a ‘tools and techniques’ course. We do not require you to have prior knowledge of information technology.
2.1 achieved at Undergraduate level
We do not require a GMAT or GRE score, this will not be considered as part of your application or affect your outcome.
English language requirements
If English is not your first language, you must meet a minimum overall standard in a recognised test of English, examples are shown below. You must show a good balance across all sections of the test and it must have been taken within two years of starting the course. We will require your certificates as evidence.
All four languages elements have to be scored 6.0+, with maximum of two language components at lowest level 6.0 or 6.5
With 51+ in every section
2 x 170, 2 x 190
2 x 170, 2 x 190
Minimum language components L21, R22, W21, S23
Trinity ISE III
Merit, Merit, Pass, Pass in four components
Trinity ISE IV
Pass, Pass, Pass, Pass in four components
Educated in the English language?
If you are a non-native speaker of English but have been educated entirely in English for your degree, and completed this within the last two years, this may satisfy the University of your language skills.
Further course requirements
We advise that you will need a personal computing device for your MSc year.
The latest specification guidance is available on the University's website.