The standard entry requirement for these programmes is an honours degree of at least 2:2 classification in a Computer Science related subject area, or equivalent in any science-based degree with a strong computing and/or engineering element. In some cases applicants with substantial commercial or industrial experience can be accepted, subject to interview and references.
Months of entry
The computing sector is continuously evolving, so the need to develop and maintain your skills to ensure you remain at the leading-edge is essential. This industry focused programme is specifically designed for graduates from computing disciplines to take the next step and hone their skills to meet contemporary industrial and commercial needs by studying essential core subjects and specialist, modern, in-demand areas.
Mixing a variety of study methods including lectures and tutorials with online modules, you will also be required to undertake personal study. You will also be expected to investigate cutting-edge technologies, implement and test novel solutions, or develop or analyse original areas of associated technology as part of your dissertation.
This course is intended for graduates from computing disciplines who wish to update or focus their computing skills and competencies for effective work within the computing industry.
- Opportunity to study a variety of skills in depth ranging from commercial programming and mobile application development to computer networking.
- Lecture/tutorial and practical sessions are enhanced with additional online modules allowing you to continue independent learning through a variety of approaches.
- Taught by staff leading research into the areas of application development and computer networks.
- Research activities are associated with the University’s research centre.
- Learning progresses from design, development to the building and debugging of applications and networks.
- Options to take external Cisco Certification qualifications.
All modules are core.
As with most masters programmes this has 2 parts, a taught part followed by a dissertation.
Students study 6 core modules of 20 credits each, followed by a 60 credit dissertation, making a total of 180 credits.
For the Networking modules assessment is through a range of individual and group work and coursework techniques including; practical work, on-line tests, reports on lab-based problems, and assignments using case studies
- Research Methods
- Future & Emerging Technology
- Networking Hardware and Software
- Networking Techniques & Technologies
- Commercial Website Design and Development (optional)
- Software Development - Object Oriented Programming
- Web and Mobile Application Development
Fees and funding
The fees you pay and the support available may depend on a number of different factors. Full information can be found on our website.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Student Enquiries
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