Taught course

Information Technology

Institution
University of Wolverhampton · Faculty of Science and Engineering
Qualifications
MScPGCert

Entry requirements

For direct entry onto the Master's programme: A lower second honours degree, or equivalent, is required for direct entry onto the Master's programme. or A Postgraduate Certificate with a minimum of grade C in all modules. Please contact the University of Wolverhampton for information about entry requirements for the PGCert course.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This course is ideal for students with a background in science or engineering, but with no previous significant study of Computing or Information Technology. The course aims to expand your knowledge, with a balance of theory and advanced practical skills. Through the development of a general knowledge of information technology it will enable you to independently synthesise information/ideas in chosen areas of the field. It will promote a professional attitude in students wishing to enter employment in the field of information technology and enhance the career prospects of all its students.

Course Content Information

On the course you will have the opportunity to:

  • Assimilate information from journal papers, lectures, text books, original articles, self study notes, selected sites on the internet and personal experience. Reflect on the results of problem solving; making recommendations based on evidence and experience.
  • Apply a variety of techniques to different technologies in the area of Information Technology, including well-defined and ill-defined situations.
  • Reflect on the results of problem solving; making recommendations based on evidence and reflection.
  • Assimilate information from lectures, text books and self study notes. Use workshops and tutorials to enhance practical skills and design and implement a non-trivial database application.
  • Assimilate information from lectures, text books and self study notes. Use of workshops and tutorials to develop practical skills in advanced database technology topics.
  • Work through a number of programming problems in a variety of scenarios during workshop sessions and in assessments, including individual and group-based exercises to reinforce learning. Reflect critically on the attempts of problem solving and personal performance.
  • Investigate and research in-depth in the subject area of Information Technology, producing a deliverable artefact related to the research undertaken.

In addition, your dissertation will critically reflect on work undertaken.

Information for international students

Visit: www.wlv.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
Visit: https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/fees-and-costs/postgraduate-fees/
International students
Visit: https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/fees-and-costs/postgraduate-fees/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGCert

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
enquiries@wlv.ac.uk
Phone
0800 953 3222