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The course aims to provide a high quality and professionally relevant postgraduate programme, developing in students a critical appreciation of the creation and use of computer-based systems.

Graduates will be equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to develop high quality systems and to manage all aspects of its production and maintenance, thus enabling a student to enhance their existing skills in anticipation of meeting the increasing commercial demand for advanced computing graduates. The encouragement of students to function as autonomous learners should result in graduates who will have developed the foundations for future and continuing professional development.

Entry requirements

MSc: Applicants should have an Honours degree at least 2:2 or its equivalent in a relevant area e.g. Computing, Information Systems or an appropriate Engineering specialism.
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: Applicants should have an Honours degree at least 2.2 or its equivalent in a relevant area e.g. computing; information systems; or an appropriate engineering specialism.

Course modules

MSc: The modules are as follows:

?Technology Project Management; Information Security and Document Management; ?Team Software Development Project; Research Methods for Technology Dissertations; Technology Dissertation; End User Computing Risk Management; Geospatial Analysis; Programming for Data Analysis;
To obtain an MSc degree a student must follow and obtain 180 credits of compulsory modules.
PgC and PgD may be awarded as standalone or exit awards.
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: The modules are as follows: ?Technology Project Management; Information Security and Document Management; ?Team Software Development Project; Research Methods for Technology Dissertations; Technology Dissertation; End User Computing Risk Management; Geospatial Analysis; Programming for Data Analysis; To obtain an MSc degree a student must follow and obtain 180 credits of compulsory modules. PgC and PgD may be awarded as standalone or exit awards.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework; including written assignments and presentations; and examination.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 9,000 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 9,000 (Whole course) Home/EU 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 9,000 (Whole course) Home/EU 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2019 9,000 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 9,000 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,000 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years

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