MSc Internet of Things

Computer Science and Digital Technologies

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MSc

UCAS CODE

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Start Date(s)

Attendance

Learning

UCAS POINTS

UCAS points will be updated soon

September 2024

  • Full time, 1 year
  • Part time, 2 years
  • On campus
both CM2343
CM2343
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, 2 years
  • Part time
  • On campus
both CM2344
CM2344

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 year
£10,800
Per year. Year 2 Industrial Placement Fee - £3,500
Part time, 2 years
£1,800
Per 30 credit module
International
Full time, 1 year
£15,960
Per year. Year 2 Industrial Placement Fee - £3,500

Overview

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

MODULES

  • Core Modules
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    Computer Security

    The main aim of this module is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to protect computers, networks, and internet sites from unauthorized intrusion. The module focuses on studying security risks, analysing threats, and applying appropriate defensive mechanisms and tools to counter cyber-crime. The main topics covered include computer security, risk analysis, identification, authentication, access control, cryptography, encryption, digital signatures, digital certificates, viruses, malware, intrusion detection, defensive measures, software protection, software hardening, obfuscation, and security evaluation.

    By exploring these topics, students will develop a comprehensive understanding of computer security and gain the ability to safeguard digital systems against potential threats.

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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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    Internet of Things Systems

    This module aims to provide you with an understanding of the key technologies deployed to build the Internet of Things (IoT) systems. The module introduces you to a collection of modern architectures and technologies that can be utilised for the development of IoT systems.

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    Machine learning on Big Data

    This module aims to provide an understanding of the tools and techniques needed to protect computers, networks and internet sites from unauthorised intrusion. This will involve studying possible security risks and the application of appropriate technical, defensive mechanisms/tools to counteract cyber crime.

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    Mental Wealth; Professional Life (Dissertation)

    In this practical project at the master’s level, students will undertake a project within the scope of the selected MSc program to develop skills relevant to a senior computing professional. Students will consider ethical, legal, social, and professional issues while conducting research, analysis, design, implementation, quality assurance, evaluation, and project management. The dissertation will require appropriate research methodologies, literature surveys, referencing, and academic writing and presentation skills. Students will also focus on self-reflection, self-awareness, and strategies to improve their mentoring skills, health, and well-being. Additionally, students will engage with real-world projects and computing professionals and develop a recent development in the field of computer science to a professional standard.

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    Industrial Sandwich Placement

    The aim of this module is to enable students to integrate the skills and knowledge students have acquired during the programme to produce reflections on and solutions to realistic work-based problems set within a real working environment

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