Taught course

Applied Computing

Institution
University of Buckingham · Department of Applied Computing
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally expected to have a first or second class honours degree or significant experience in computing.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

This programme of study aims to train first-degree holders in computing-related areas into specialists in selected areas of IT and computing. Based on the current expertise in the Department, the programme offers students opportunities for in-depth study in secure mobile and wireless communication systems, biometrics and authentication, data mining and knowledge discovery, and Software Project Management techniques and applications.

The programme is carefully designed to suit the varied needs of different students from different backgrounds and with different career objectives, in the IT fields.

On graduating from this programme, you will be able to:

  • Understand a range of modern computing technologies
  • Apply these technologies in practice
  • Describe the roles that modern computing technologies have in many areas of application
  • Demonstrate the value of state-of-the-art development in one specific technology and its applications

Duration

The programme lasts for 18 months, over 6 terms. It consists of 8 taught modules and an individual project totalling 195 units of credit.

Information for international students

Buckingham is a truly global community with students of all ages and cultures: over 90 countries are represented. It is a place to establish lasting networks, both professionally and socially. Our alumni networks operate successfully all over the world and we encourage them to stay in touch with us.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
18 months

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)1280 828204
Fax
+44 (0)1280 828295