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Full time | Wrexham | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Computer Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview of the Programme

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.

Key Course Features

  • 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.

Career Prospects

Successful completion of the course enables you to put greater focus on your future career in the field of commercial program development or the educational paths. You will have the knowledge and competence necessary to continue to develop professionally in the workplace. You might take the opportunity to progress to higher-level academic investigation.

It is expected that you will be able to gain employment at higher technical and managerial levels, develop particular specialist technical and consultative skills, and be capable of embarking upon Doctoral level study.

Previous students have found employment as:

  • Software Developers
  • Computing Consultants
  • Management
  • Continued Research to PhD level
  • Teaching in 6th Form Colleges and Schools

Modules

Security and Risk Management (20 Credits) - Core
Postgraduate Study & Research Methods (20 Credits) - Core
Networking Hardware and Software (20 Credits) - Core
Internet and Mobile Application Development (20 Credits) - Core
Software Development - Object Oriented Programming (20 Credits) - Core
Technological Horizon-Scanning (20 Credits) - Core
Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

5,940

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

12,500

Entry requirements

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.

University information

Wrexham Glyndwr University offers a wide range of postgraduate courses, along with part-time and professional qualifications. Renowned for its high standards of teaching and inclusive learning community, the university is home to over 9,000 students, with around 1,500 of these enrolled in postgraduate study. The university's main campus, based in Wrexham, is where you'll find the majority of programmes. There's also a rural campus a...more