MSc Computing

Postgraduate

In Edinburgh

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Description

  • Typology

    Postgraduate

  • Location

    Edinburgh (Scotland)

  • Duration

    1 Year

Description

Course introduction:
By taking a Masters degree in Computing, you will be able to further your undergraduate computing studies or work experience in the areas of your particular interest. As well as building on your existing computer skills and taking them to the next level, you will learn to develop a critical understanding and an analytical approach to your choice of specialist areas. We have secured funding from the Scottish Funding Council to deliver a very limited number of free places for courses starting in September . This course is eligible for this funding as it has been designed to support industry and meet skills demands from key sectors. The SFC funding will cover the full tuition cost for a limited number of students. Due to SFC restrictions funded-places are only available to applicants from Scotland and the European Union...

Facilities

Location

Starts

Edinburgh (Midlothian/Edinburghshire)
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Craiglockhart Campus, EH14 1DJ

Starts

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To take into account

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above, or equivalent. We look for applicants to have a backgroud in any discipline in order to be eligible for the programme. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry. If English is not your first language, it is usually required that you sit an English language test in order to gain entry onto our postgraduate programmes. This course requires the standard IELTS 6.0 with no individual component score of less than 5.5 or equivalent. ...

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Subjects

  • Security
  • Information Systems
  • Computing
  • Network
  • Design
  • Web
  • systems
  • Technology
  • IT Security
  • Network Training
  • IT Development
  • Skills and Training

Course programme

For example, you may choose software development or information systems, and focus on the skills involved, while a theme such as security and forensics would obviously comprise different areas of study. This course is studied full-time over three trimesters or part-time. It requires an intensive period of study, involving lectures, tutorials, laboratory sessions and independent study. While classes for each module may account for only three or four hours a week, you'll be expected to commit at least hours per week per module. As a full-time student you'll take three modules per trimester, for the first two trimesters. This course is also available part-time, with one or two modules studied per trimester. Whichever direction you choose, you will end the course equipped with the expertise needed to take you further in your career. Subjects include Advanced applications programming Advanced cloud and network forensics Advanced software development Computer penetration testing Computer systems Database systems Design dialogues Emergent computing for optimisation Enterprise computing Enterprise information systems with SAP e-Security; group project Host-based forensics Information systems engineering Interaction design Management of doftware projects Network security Network technology Programming for the web Routing technology Security audit and compliance Software development 1 & 2 Switching technology Web Design and development Web-enabled business; MSc dissertation Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study. You can view a list of all current modules in our module catalogue.

Additional information

Thanks to its content, and the high demand for well-qualified graduates in computing, this course can open doors to a wide range of careers. With previous work experience in the field, you can take advantage of the increased opportunities for advancement that your new skills offer. You could pursue a new role in your specialist area, or take on a research, education or training role.

MSc Computing

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