Pre-Master’s in Computing

Our Pre-Master’s in Computing is one of the best computer science courses available to international students. This course helps international students to progress to a leading master’s degree within the School of Science and Technology at Nottingham Trent University. The course is rigorous and challenging, and builds on the foundation of your prior studies and experience.

Subject outline

The Pre-Master’s in Computing course at Nottingham Trent International College is made up of the following:

Core modules

The course curriculum contains a number of core modules that will teach you the academic skills you will need to start your postgraduate studies at Nottingham Trent University.

Core subject modules

Core subject modules cover the essentials of Computing – this will be the foundation of your field of study.

Computing modules

Computing subject modules cover advanced skills and knowledge that build on what has already been learnt in the core subject modules, as well as your previous studies and computing experience. All modules are taught with your progression to Nottingham Trent University in mind.

Academic and language support is also provided throughout the course.

First rate facilities

All Computing courses are taught at Nottingham Trent University’s Clifton Campus, which is a short bus ride from the main City campus.

£8 million has been spent on new computing facilities and equipment in the Computing and Informatics building.

Courses curriculum: our first priority is your progression

Successful completion of the Pre-Master’s in Computing will guarantee you progression to a Nottingham Trent University postgraduate degree.

Subject modules

Two and three-term core modules

  • Skills for Study 1, 2 and 3
  • Language for Study 2 and 3*
  • Basic Programming
  • Emerging Technologies and Project Management
  • Object-oriented Programming
  • Research Project

*Three-term students will also take Language for Study 1 and additional hours for Language for Study 2 and 3.

Pre-Master’s in Computing – Spring 2016

Your current English language level* Enrolment start date Course length
5.5 with no less than 5.5 in any skill 11 January 2016 2 terms
5.5 with no less than 5.5 in any skill 15 February 2016 2 terms
5.0 with no less than 4.5 in any skill 21 March 2016 3.5 terms
4.5 with no less than 4.0 in any skill 08 February 2016 4 terms
4.5 with no less than 4.0 in any skill 21 March 2016 4.5 terms
4.0 with no less than 4.0 in any skill 08 February 2016 5 terms

* All scores are IELTS.