Part time Master's Degree in Computing in England in United Kingdom

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Master in Computing (Dependable Software)

University of Gloucestershire
Campus Part time September 2017 United Kingdom Cheltenham

Computer software supports many aspects of our lives, from managing our money to creating our entertainment. Ensuring that a software system fulfils its purpose is increasingly crucial, especially for safety critical applications such as landing aircraft and [+]

Part time Masters in Computing in England in United Kingdom. Computer software supports many aspects of our lives, from managing our money to creating our entertainment. Ensuring that a software system fulfils its purpose is increasingly crucial, especially for safety critical applications such as landing aircraft and controlling our railways. MSc Computing (Dependable Software) aims to develop your understanding of advanced software engineering principles to prepare you for a career in building correct, robust and secure software applications. This specialist route enables you to develop high-level software engineering skills, combining the theory, tools, methods and management techniques necessary to create dependable software products. This is a challenging course, looking at the influence and evolution of modern programming languages, processes and tools, examining the latest research and practice. This in-depth focus is balanced with a broader treatment of IT project management, database management, ethical and quality issues, digital innovation, the human-computer interface and research methods to provide a well-rounded education. You should have a good Honours degree with knowledge of procedural programming. We encourage you to build upon your previous expertise and interests, perhaps using them as a basis for your dissertation. The course aims to prepare you for a career in high-quality software engineering. There are four related Masters programmes in computing. The structure of the programmes is flexible so that you can choose a module from other programmes, or even change programme as your interests develop. Typical Modules - Programming Languages and Dependability - Development of Dependable Software - Digital Innovation and Usabilty - Database Management - Network Security - Dissertation Entry requirements - you will need at least a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent in a related areaor a relevant postgraduate or professional qualification - and/or work experience - you should be able to demonstrate competency in computer programming - international students need IELTS 6.5 overall (no less than 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in any other band) or equivalent Study Options Full-time / Part-time with mainly evening attendance [-]

Master in Cloud Computing and Services (CCS)

EIT Digital Master School
Campus 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

The programme in Cloud Computing and Services focuses on a broad range of applications like electronic commerce, mobile services, online social networks, peer-to-peer systems and Web services. [+]

The programme in Cloud Computing and Services focuses on a broad range of applications like electronic commerce, mobile services, online social networks, peer-to-peer systems and Web services. What is common to all of these applications is that information sources and control are decentralised over the network and multiple data centres and their underlying systems become distributed, reconfigurable and adaptive. All this makes the process of developing distributed software systems significantly more complex than for centralised systems. Cloud Computing and Services will provide students with a system of knowledge both in formal foundations, technological platforms and practical skills in implementing distributed software applications. The programme will also provide an insight into current and future directions of the distributed software development. After completion of the study, students understand and know how to use large distributed systems. On top of this they are also capable of designing and constructing cloud computing systems and services on networking and computing infrastructures. The programme will offer six specialisations: (1) Mobile Services, (2) Cloud and Data Analytics, (3) Cloud Infrastructures, (4) Data Intensive Computing, (5) Distributed Information Management, (6) Distributed Data Processing. Programme During the first year, a similar set of courses are offered at the four involved entry points Aalto University, TU Berlin, University Rennes 1 and TU Delft. This includes distributed systems, advanced network technologies, service technologies and cloud programming models. In addition, some elective cours-es may be chosen to prepare for a specialisation. An important part of the programme are the Innovation and & Entrepreneurship (I&E) courses. The I&E basics course provides an introduction to business and management. The Business Development Lab will extend projects mainly in the areas of distributed system and cloud computing by a market survey, a business model generation process and a venture development exercise. We emphasize user driven innovation and holistic analysis of service, technology, organization and financial perspectives, as distributed systems in general and cloud computing in particular are disruptive for existing business models and almost always have a significant impact on the culture and social relations. Society-relevant themes will also be at the core of the summer schools, which will bring students from the different entry points together. Students participating in the CCS track will be offered an internship in a partner industry or research centre of the EIT Digital to work on a thesis project. Directly linked to the master thesis, there will be the I&E minor thesis that will specify the requirements, strategy and business plan for the selected master thesis project. The I&E thesis allows students to study topics including, but not limited to: Different models for cloud computing (IaaS; PaaS, SaaS) Peer-to-peer systems and environments Innovative service for mobile computing (location-based and context-aware services), Parallel and distributed systems Security and privacy for electronic commerce applications Linked open data and semantic web Multi-agent systems. Specialisations Specialisations are provided during the second year. The CCS programme offers 6 specialisations, each at a different location. To meet the requirements for geographic mobility, the chosen exit point needs to differ from the chosen entry point. Mobile Services at Aalto Cloud & Data Analytics at TU Berlin Cloud Infrastructures at University Rennes 1 Data Intensive Computing at KTH Distributed Information Management at Université Paris-Sud Distributed Data Processing at Delft University of Technology Specific Admission Requirements A B.Sc. degree in computer science, computer engineering or information systems, is required. Students should have basic competence in mathematics, theoretical foundations of CS, algorithms and data structures, software engineering and database systems, computer architectures, computer networks and operating systems. [-]

MRes Computing Science

University of East Anglia Faculty of Science
Campus 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Norwich

The MRes Computing Science provides students with foundation training in the basic and advanced research skills sufficient to enter a Doctoral programme. The MRes programme is also suitable for candidates who may wish to obtain a research-oriented degree, but do not wish to commit themselves to a longer period of study. [+]

Part time Masters in Computing in England in United Kingdom. Why choose this course? The MRes Computing Science provides students with foundation training in the basic and advanced research skills sufficient to enter a Doctoral programme. The MRes programme is also suitable for candidates who may wish to obtain a research-oriented degree, but do not wish to commit themselves to a longer period of study. The MRes pathway has a greater research element than the other MSc programmes offered by the School, whilst also giving students the opportunity to gain credit for the taught components. MRes programmes are designed to bridge the gap between undergraduate studies and the skills required by professional researchers. Contact time Students have on average 15 hours of contact time per week with teaching staff through lectures, laboratory sessions and seminars, though this may vary depending on module choices. Additionally, students should allocate at least 25 hours per week for study, coursework assignments and projects. Teaching and assessment The MRes Computing Science is a full-time, one-year programme; it can also be taken part-time over two years. Once on the course, you will specialise in one of the broad areas of the School’s research. You will normally take three taught modules that are related to your area of specialism or that provide you with important background knowledge. You will also take a module in research techniques and a directed study module. The directed study module will related to your area of specialism and, often, it will have a project component. Your academic advisor will guide you through your module choices and assist you in choosing suitable study topics. There will be an emphasis on transferrable skills applicable to a future research career, including analytical and critical research skills, communication skills and project management. The dissertation element of the programme will be larger than that of our taught MSc courses, counting for 80 credits. You will choose your dissertation area early in the academic year, undertaking preliminary work on it during the spring semester and working on it full-time after the examinations until early September. Career opportunities As a graduate from this course, you will have an excellent foundation for entry to a Doctoral programme. You can also pursue a career in a commercial or public sector setting where you can exploit your research skills and specialist knowledge. Entry Requirements Degree Subject: Computer Science or a related subject. Degree Classification: Good first degree (minimum 2.1 or equivalent). [-]