North Wales Management School - Wrexham University
100% online MSc Computer Science with UX Design

All you need to succeed in UX Design. Unlock a rewarding career in user experience design for only £6,000

Apply by: 2 September 2024
To begin: 9 September 2024
  • 180 credits
  • 2 years part-time
  • £6,000

Key benefits

  1. 100% online master's within 24 months
  2. Study anytime, anywhere, on any device
  3. Degree not required for admission, work experience considered
  4. Earn while you learn
  5. £6,000 total fees, option to pay per module
  6. Full academic support
  7. Top 10 in the UK for ‘Teaching Quality’*
    *The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2024

Learn the UX skills that are globally in demand

The demand for skilled professionals in computer science, specifically in the field of user experience (UX), is rapidly increasing worldwide. According to the UX design institute, by 2025, there is expected to be a shortage of around 2 million skilled UX professionals worldwide. As technology continues transforming industries and becoming increasingly integrated into our daily lives, professionals with expertise in UX design are becoming increasingly sought-after in the job market.

A smarter way to get ahead in UX

This 100% online MSc Computer Science with UX Design is designed to provide busy professionals with a qualification in this cutting-edge and highly sought-after industry. The programme is highly flexible and can be studied part-time while you continue to work full-time, giving you the opportunity to earn while you learn and apply what you have learned to your current role. You can access course materials from anywhere, at any time, and on a wide range of devices to ensure maximum convenience.

Designed for ambitious individuals from a range of backgrounds

This master’s degree is designed both for ambitious individuals who are not from computer science or UX backgrounds and want to launch a career in this area, as well as for individuals who currently work in the sector and are looking to fast-track their career with a high-quality qualification.

What you will learn

The MSc Computer Science with UX Design develops your technical proficiencies and human-centred design principles. The overarching goal is to equip you with the skills to craft intuitive, efficient, and captivating user experiences across various digital products and systems, including software such as Python, Anaconda, Jupiter Notebook, Kotlin and Android Studio.

This holistic approach integrates cutting-edge technological expertise with a deep understanding of human behaviour and preferences, ensuring that the resulting digital experiences resonate with users on both functional and emotional levels.

You will cover key elements of UX and computer science, including:

  • User interface design
  • Human computer interaction
  • Mobile app design
  • Software development

The programme has a ‘real-world’ focus and includes a mixture of interactive theory work as well as deep technical and practical teaching and exercises. The programme also includes a 45-credit research project, where you will work on a specialist topic with relevant supervision.

Experts in flexible learning

More than half of our students study part-time and as a result we have considerable expertise in flexible study. This completely online MSc Computer Science with UX Design programme has a flexible design that enables you to study at your own pace and on your own terms. With six starts per year, you’re not restricted to the traditional academic year and can start within weeks. There are flexible payment options and, for those that are eligible, there are postgraduate government loans to cover the full programme cost.

Career-centric UX Masters for the real world of work

This MSc Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence is industry-led and career-focused, reflecting the culture and capabilities of North Wales Management School as a part of Wrexham University. Our deep relationships with major employers have fed into the programme content and have helped shape a master’s programme that is built for career enhancement across a wide range of sectors in the modern-day work environment. It is this approach that has seen us ranked in the top 10 UK universities for employability for part-time students in employment.

Entry requirements for home and international students

  • You should have or be about to complete an undergraduate degree in with a minimum grade of 2:2 (or equivalent qualification). We will also accept master’s degrees or equivalent.
  • We may also accept applicants who do not have these qualifications based on relevant work experience.
  • If you earned your undergraduate degree outside the UK, you should check that it is equivalent to a 2:2.

English language requirements

  • If English isn’t your first language, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept:
    • IELTS at 6.0 overall with no individual component below 5.5
    • TOEFL overall minimum 60
    • PTE Academic overall minimum 50
    • Cambridge (CAE & CPE) overall 169 with minimum scores of 162 in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.
    • A degree qualification taught in English
    • Evidence that you work in a company where English is the first language
    • High school qualifications in English
    • Completion of a Wrexham online test or Duolingo test


North Wales Management School’s online MScs, which are part of Wrexham University, are designed to be affordable, saving time and money. Tuition fees are calculated per eight-week module. You can enrol in and pay for each consecutive session as your studies progress. Payment is accepted through the online student portal and must be made by the payment deadline.

Total programme fees £6,000
Per 15-credit module £500


Choose North Wales Management School

  • Top 10 university in UK for employability for UK-based graduates from part-time first degrees (Source: HESA PI E1b 2015/16)
  • 99.1% were in employment or further study 6 months after completing their studies (Source: HESA PI E1b 2015/16)
  • QAA-assured, industry-led programmes, incorporating deep knowledge and expertise of employer partners and tailored to the needs of the modern job market
  • Close links with leading local and regional employers, including Toyota, Kellogg’s, Brother Industries and the BBC
  • Expertise in flexible learning – more than half of our students study part-time
  • Dedicated Student Success team supports you every step of the way – from enrolment right through to graduation
  • International university of many cultures
  • Programmes suitable for a wide range of academic backgrounds
  • 10% fee reduction for graduates of Wrexham University