MSc Computing

Computer Science and Digital Technologies

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MSc

UCAS CODE

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Start Date(s)

Attendance

Learning

UCAS POINTS

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September 2024

  • Full time, 1 year
  • Part time, 2 years
  • On campus
both CM2291
CM2291
MSc with Placement Year

UCAS CODE

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Start Date(s)

Attendance

Learning

UCAS POINTS

UCAS points will be updated soon

September 2024

  • Full time with Placement, 2 years
  • On campus
FullTime
CM2292

Fees and Funding

Here's the fees and funding information for each year of this course

September 2024

Attendance

Fee

Note

Home
Full time 1/2 years
£11,100
Per year. Year 2 Industrial Placement Fee - £3500
Part time
£1,850
Per 30 credit module
International
Full time 1/2 years
£16,440
Per year. Year 2 Industrial Placement Fee - £3500

Overview

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

MODULES

  • Core Modules
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    Software Engineering

    This module aims to provide students with knowledge in the analysis, design, implementation and testing of software systems. The module will provide students with an understanding of theory and practice to build reliable software systems that satisfy the requirements of users.

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    Cloud Computing

    This module provides an overview of cloud computing, its technologies, and building blocks. It covers topics such as data centres, virtualisation, cloud storage, and various cloud paradigms. The course discusses motivating factors, benefits, challenges, and service models. It also explores concepts related to data centre design and management. The main topics of study include the fundamental ideas behind cloud computing, data centre design principles, virtualisation techniques, resource deployment and management in the cloud, and data centre standards and energy efficiency best practices.

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    Database Systems

    This module aims to provide students with knowledge in the analysis, design, implementation and testing of software systems. The module will provide students with an understanding of theory and practice to build reliable software systems that satisfy the requirements of users.

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    Computer Architecture and Networks

    This module aims to provide students with an understanding of the computer architecture, which includes the underlying relationship between the hardware and software components. This module also introduces students to the fundamentals of computer networking theory. Explore modern trends and development in Wireless, Mobile as well as Cloud computing.

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    Research Dissertation

    Conduct a practical project of a Master level quality related to the scope of the selected MSc programme and develop skills appropriate for a senior computing professional. You will consider the ethical, legal, social, and professional issues, and the dissertation will require appropriate research, analysis, design, implementation, quality assurance, evaluation and project management. You will reflect on the success of the strategies that you employed to further develop your reflective skills, self-awareness, 'life style' and self-care approaches and where necessary improve your approaches.

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    Industrial Placement

    This module aims to provide students with an opportunity to undertake a placement in a relevant industrial environment, allowing them to develop their technical and professional skills in a real work setting that complements their academic program. The main topics of study include activities such as job search, CV and interview preparation to secure a placement. Students will then complete an Industrial Placement at a sponsoring organisation, ideally tailored to their interests and aspirations while meeting the needs of employers. The emphasis is on applying existing knowledge and skills in the workplace and acquiring new professional skills that enhance their overall development. The subject discipline may vary widely, providing students with a diverse range of experiences.

HOW YOU'LL LEARN

HOW YOU'LL BE ASSESSED

CAMPUS and FACILITIES

Docklands Campus

Docklands Campus, Docklands Campus, London, E16 2RD

WHO TEACHES THIS COURSE

The teaching team includes qualified academics, practitioners and industry experts as guest speakers. Full details of the academics will be provided in the student handbook and module guides.

YOUR FUTURE CAREER