A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher. (See website for specific details and international equivalent qualifications.) English language: band 2c, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.
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Pioneered by ECS in the UK and MIT in the US, Web Science analyses the Web at a systems level; on the one hand investigating the technical capabilities of its distributed information infrastructure while also scrutinising the public policy and social practices that have made it a transformative global phenomenon.
This programme will give you a multidisciplinary understanding of the Web in society and is open to graduates of Computer Science, IT, Social Sciences and the Humanities.
Compulsory modules include: Foundations of Web Science; Further Web Science; Interdisciplinary Thinking; Qualitative Research Methods for Assessing Technology; Quantitative Methods; Semantic Web Technologies; The Science of Online Social Networks; Web Architecture; MSc Research Project and Dissertation
Optional modules include: Computational Thinking; Innovation and Technology Transfer
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- Physical Sciences and Engineering
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