Taught course

Advanced Web Engineering

Institution
University of Essex · School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2.2 honours degree, or equivalent, in computer science or a related discipline, although industrial or other experience may be taken into account.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Our MSc Advanced Web Engineering reflects how web applications continue to revolutionise the way modern enterprises conduct their business, both internally and externally. We educate you in the design and construction of web and e-commerce applications, and develop your understanding of current trends in this rapidly-evolving area. You acquire skills in using cutting-edge technologies including distributed computing, software design, object databases, XML, Web Services, JSP, ASP.NET, MVC frameworks and AJAX.

Graduates of MSc Advanced Web Engineering can work in a wide range of web-application and commerce-related companies.

Our School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering has an international reputation for outstanding teaching and research, in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE, December 2008) 95 per cent of our computer science research was rated of internationally recognised quality, with 15 per cent rated as 'world-learning'.

We are one of the largest and best resourced schools in the UK. Our work is supported by extensive networked computer facilities and software aids, together with a wide range of test and instrumentation equipment. Our research covers a range of topics, from materials science and semiconductor device physics, to the theory of computation and the philosophy of computer science, with most of our research groups based around laboratories offering world-class facilities. Our impressive external research funding stands at over £4 million and we participate in a number of EU initiatives and undertake projects under contract to many outside bodies, including government and industrial organisations.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.0.

Fees and funding

We offer many funding opportunities to support talented postgraduates, ranging from research council studentships and University scholarships to awards funded by charities and other external organisations. For more information, visit our website at: www.essex.ac.uk.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations50
Written coursework / continuous assessment10
Dissertation40 (10000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Graduate Administrator
Email
pgadmit@essex.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1206 872719