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Full time | Talbot Campus | 12 months | 20-SEP-21

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Full time


12 months

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Internet Software (Use) Social Media Marketing

Course type


Course Summary

This course will help you to become just such a professional. An IoT skills gap has been identified, particularly in relation to programming, data management/visualisation, and security. This course will produce professionals with strong technical, creative, and intellectual skills to meet the need of the computing industry as it expands into ubiquitous networked devices.

You will acquire the knowledge and skills to manage real business activities through an IoT infrastructure and develop an awareness of the impact of IoT on society. The course will develop your technical abilities and give you the confidence to lead technological change in any organisation.


The optional placement provides an excellent opportunity for you to gain first-hand industry experience and apply the learning that you have achieved through the course. The placement can be paid employment but voluntary work can be just as enjoyable.

There is an increasing wide range of opportunities within the fast-growing Internet of Things (IoT) line of business which are dynamically evolving and have recently included:

  • Product Manager, Consumer IoT
  • IoT Global Partner Manager
  • Computer Vision Developer/Programmer
  • Test Engineer - Manual, Embedded Systems
  • New Technologies & Innovation Manager
  • Business Transformation Manager
  • Head of Connected Cities
  • IoT Proposition Manager


Mobile and wireless networking technologies are ubiquitous nowadays. A key issue facing enterprises today is how to harness the potential of mobile and wireless technologies to enhance the operational effectiveness of the business and illuminate potential opportunities. This unit reviews the broad spectrum of relevant technologies (e.g., WiFi, ad hoc networks, cellular networks, etc.), examines their operating principles/protocols and relevant standards as well as the use of these networks in different context and scenarios. The unit also explores the main challenges faced in these networks as well as how they fit into the latest networking paradigms.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

The normal requirements for embarking upon a postgraduate taught degree are a bachelor’s honours degree with 2:2 or equivalent in any subject.

University information

Based by the sea in south-west England, just two hours from London by train, Bournemouth University offers over 90 taught Master’s courses as well as many research programmes. 16% of its students are in postgraduate study, meaning you’ll be joining a thriving postgrad community. The University has four academic faculties, divided into numerous individual schools: Health & Social Sciences Departments: Human Sciences & Public Health,...more

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