Computing and Information Systems (conversion programme)Mile End
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Rank: 35 (The Complete University Guide)
Location: Mile End
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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The Complete University Guide
Queen Mary University of London evaluation:
13.0 : 1
Computer sciences and IT evaluation:
Queen Mary University of London has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
If your first degree contained little or no technical experience, but you're now looking to change direction or enhance your employability by developing your skills in this area, then this programme (commonly referred to as a ‘conversion course') is for you. Graduates who are able to fully exploit the potential of computing and information systems by combining specialist technical skills with other knowledge and experience are highly sought after. Guided by academics with a wealth of industrial experience, this is an intensive MSc programme for highly motivated graduates of any discipline with little prior experience of computer science.
An upper second class degree is normally required, in a subject not related to Computer Science, or a degree with less than 50 per cent of the modules in computer science subjects. Students with a good lower second class degree may be considered on an individual basis.
IELTS: 6.5 (6.0 in W; 5.5 in R/L/S)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Queen Mary University of London, Computer sciences and IT .
About this university
Students travel to QMUL from some 150 countries around the world, creating a truly global community. Their website contains country specific information as well as information for students before they apply to the university. Once students are in London, there are various resources to help them adjust to their new life including a blog focusing on international students and their requirements. This is all run through the International Office who also offer help on matters such as immigration advice, scholarships and funding and help with accommodation during their stay. The Queen Mary Studentsâ€™ Union (QMSU) is the heart of student life and is based in the newly refurbished Studentsâ€™ Hub. It operates a range of services including a bar, cafÃ©, shop and student media including a newspaper, magazine, radio station and TV station. Students can also use the facilities at the Student Central in Bloomsbury, 15 minutes away by tube, the former University of London Union. They also offer support and representation services for students as part of the National Union of Students (NUS). There are over 190 different societies and clubs on offer for students ranging from sports to theatre and everything in the middle. There are also a number of volunteering opportunities for those who wish to give something back to the community. There is a health and fitness centre called QMotion as well as various sports facilities and team take part in the BUCS leagues. A busy social calendar means there are plenty of performing arts opportunities for students and the Drapers Bar is one of the best entertainment venues in the country.