Master's Degree in Computer Science in England in United Kingdom

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Master in Computing (Dependable Software)

University of Gloucestershire
Campus Full time 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 [+]

Masters in Computer Science 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 Software and Service Architectures (SSA)

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

The programme in Software and Service Architectures is an enhanced version of the previous programme on Service Design and Engineering and aims to educate the next generation of service designers and software architects capable of designing and engineering novel software systems to: (i) Drive digitalization of businesses, (ii) Create new businesses based on software intensive services, (iii) Be responsible for the elicitation and definition of what software products and services IT companies should create in order to be successful; (iv) Be responsible for the processes and methods for the effective development of modern software systems. [+]

Formerly known as: Service, Design and Engineering SDE) Why study the EIT Digital Software and Service Architectures programme? The EIT Digital SSA programme offers: Innovative and well grounded education for the next generation of service designers and software architects. Studies at two of Europe´s foremost technical universities leading to a double degree. A good integration with tailored courses in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. A thesis work connected to interesting industrial challenges. Access to the competence of eight EIT Digital innovation action lines (link) not least through a summer school between the two years. Access to the co-location centres and innovation ecosystems of the nine EIT Digital nodes. What is the programme all about? The programme in Software and Service Architectures is an enhanced version of the previous programme on Service Design and Engineering and aims to educate the next generation of service designers and software architects capable of designing and engineering novel software systems to: (i) Drive digitalization of businesses, (ii) Create new businesses based on software intensive services, (iii) Be responsible for the elicitation and definition of what software products and services IT companies should create in order to be successful; (iv) Be responsible for the processes and methods for the effective development of modern software systems. The SSA programme is an interdisciplinary programme that offers courses to enable graduates to take on the following challenges: What software-based businesses should be developed (user centric needs and business focused opportunities) How should software be developed (modern and agile software engineering methodologies integrated with design thinking and User Centric/Service Design methods) How can software be used to generate and improve business benefits (Service Oriented Architectures, Internet of Things, etc.) SSA students will learn to work in teams to guide the software development process of complex information systems. What are the career opportunities for graduates from the programme? The SSA programme approach is multidisciplinary covering a wide range of topics from user studies, user centered development and business process modelling to software engineering, data analysis, software security and highly distributed software system. Graduates from the SSA master’s programme will qualify for jobs in international and local companies involved in digitalized business, in software and service design companies and in software consultancies with a service focus: Graduates will also be able to contribute to and start totally new businesses. Typical job descriptions or titles are; Software and services designer; Software architect; Information System architect; Systems designer / engineer; Business developer; Product manager; Consultant. How is the programme structured? The programme is a double degree programme with studies at a university in one country the first year (entry) and studies at a university in another country the second year (exit). The programme has an integrated technical content (Technical major) and business content (Innovation & Entrepreneurship – I&E minor). The I&E minor is shared between all EIT Master's programmes (link). An integral part of the second year is a Final Degree Project (30 ECTS, including Master's Thesis).The structure and content of the technical major is given below. Where can I study If I choose Software and Service Architectures? Entry - 1st year UNITN - Trento Aalto - Helsinki ELTE - Budapest Exit - 2nd year, specialisation Software and Services for Social systems (UNITN - Trento) Software and Services for Smart Spaces (Aalto - Helsinki) Scalable Systems (ELTE - Budapest) Business Process and Information Management (TU/Eindhoven) Software and Services in the Cloud (UPM - Madrid) Specific Admission Requirements A B.Sc. degree primarily in computer science, software engineering, information systems, telecom or digital media is required. In special cases bachelor degrees from areas like engineering, economics, or industrial arts and design with some potential complementary computer science studies etc. mathematics and programming can be considered. [-]

Master in Cloud Computing and Services (CCS)

EIT Digital Master School
Campus Full time 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. [+]

Masters in Computer Science in England in United Kingdom. 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 Full time 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. [+]

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). [-]

MEng Computer Science

Leeds Beckett University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom Leeds

There are masses of jobs worldwide in computer science - gain the expertise to apply for a hands-on technical role or a management position. [+]

Masters in Computer Science in England in United Kingdom. If you want to play a leading role in computer systems, we're offering a course which is dedicated to putting you at the forefront of technological change.We'll prepare you for a networked world that's packed with career opportunities across all industries. You'll examine computer systems, understand how they work, the problems that arise and the implications of what companies are developing. You'll graduate with the ability to be innovative, working on the development, integration and control of unique systems. Computer science is recognised as a leading area in computing - technology firms around the world are crying out for talented graduates - and the UK government is keen to produce more workers in this area. We'll introduce you to emerging technologies, building your ability in project management and team working, and you'll develop the skills to solve computing problems in any industry. You'll study the development of systems, software and programs, theories of algorithms, computing engineering, robotics, scientific approaches to computing and databases. We're committed to giving you hands-on experience that will help you stand out from the crowd when you graduate. That's why we expect many of our students to do a paid placement during the second year - it's a fantastic opportunity to gain experience without adding to the length of your study. Here at Leeds Beckett University, many of our computing students also go on to take up full-time positions with organisations they spent their work placements with. You'll also be able to impress future employers with your placement experience. Requirements: UCAS Tariff Points: 300 points required. (Minimum 200 points from 2 A Levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies.). If you're applying via UCAS, find out more about how your qualifications fit into the UCAS tariff. Additional Requirements: GCSEs:English Language and Maths at Grade C or above or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy/Numeracy are accepted in place of GCSEs.Access to HE Diploma:Pass overall with 60 credits. A minimum of 45 credits at Level 3, with Merit must be achieved. GCSE English Language, if required, must be achieved from additional units.Scottish Awards:Minimum of 5 subjects at grade B at Higher Level.Irish Leaving Certificate:Minimum of 5 subjects at grade C1 or above at Higher Level of which at least 3 must be at B2Selection Criteria:We may use selection criteria based on your personal attributes; experience and/or commitment to the area of study. This information will be derived from your personal statement and reference and will only be used if you have met the general entry requirements. International Baccalaureate: 26 Points IELTS: IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses. Mature Applicants Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu. If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website. Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements. Benefits Without a doubt, the paid 30-week work placement we offer during your second year is what sets us apart from most other universities. In just four years you will achieve a masters qualification and boost your career prospects by spending more than half a year in a computing role. We have great relationships with computing employers throughout the UK and we'll tailor your study so that it relates to your placement. This enables you to put what you learn straight into practice. We're giving you all the benefits of a placement year without having to add to the length of your study. And there's more - you'll also have access to our networking laboratories, giving you the opportunity to control networks and make decisions on how they run. Here at Leeds Beckett, we're experts in computing and many of our courses are accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). We also intend to have BCS accreditation for this course, subject to approval. [-]

MSc Information Technology Management

University of Sunderland
Campus Full time 60 weeks October 2017 United Kingdom Sunderland

Our Masters course is a direct response to the rising demand for well-trained ICT managers, which is forecast to grow by 2% a year between 2011 and 2020 according to e- [+]

Our Masters course is a direct response to the rising demand for well-trained ICT managers, which is forecast to grow by 2% a year between 2011 and 2020 according to e-skills UK. Management skills are taught through modules such as ‘Managing People and Project Leadership’, ‘Project Management and Control’ and ‘Project Risk and Quality Management’. The IT modules provide you with knowledge of e-business models and practical skills for managing the development and implementation of IT systems. Topics of study include ‘Intelligent Systems for Management’ and ‘Decision Support for Management’. Your Masters project will bring together the IT and management strands. You will undertake a real-world project, delivering against agreed objectives. The project is an opportunity to take the lead in a systematic approach to IT systems development. It will be an excellent demonstration of your skills and it will be valuable in persuading employers to offer you a job in the future. Sunderland is among the UK’s top ten universities in terms of ‘spend per student’ for IT, according to The Guardian University Guide 2013. Employment & careers The number of ICT managers in the UK is forecast to grow from 285,000 in 2011 to 337,000 by 2020, according to e-skills UK. This growth will underpin continuing demand for graduates from our Masters course. This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge for employment in any organisation with an IT department. The top sectors that employ IT professionals are: - Computer & related - Financial - Telecommunications - Construction - Education - Health and social work - Potential roles include: - Project leader - Departmental manager - Consultant - Freelancer Salaries in information technology management range up to around £55,000 per year at senior levels, with potential for higher salaries depending on the situation. A Masters degree will also enhance career opportunities within Higher Education and prepare you for further postgraduate studies. [-]

Master of Computer Networking

London Graduate School of Management
Campus Full time 18 months August 2017 United Kingdom London

This is a technical course, intended for those who wish to extend their existing knowledge of computer networks. [+]

This is a technical course, intended for those who wish to extend their existing knowledge of computer networks. It is ideally suited to those who wish to pursue a career in the development and deployment of practical network systems. Throughout the course, a networking approach is taught, and students will be expected to carefully plan, design, assess alternatives before implementing, and evaluate networks. Project management, team working, skills associated with group dynamics are developed throughout the course. Subjects studied include: Physical Networking, Network and Server Administration, Java Programming, Network Security, Network Programming, Remote Access and Network Applications, Routing and Switching, Distributed Systems, Practical Networking, Wide Area Networking, Mobile Computing, Project Management, Wireless LANs, Research Methodologies, UNIX/ Linux.... [-]


Master of Computer Networking

Millennium City Academy
Campus Full time 18 months August 2017 United Kingdom London

This is a technical course, intended for those who wish to extend their existing knowledge of computer networks. [+]

This is a technical course, intended for those who wish to extend their existing knowledge of computer networks. It is ideally suited to those who wish to pursue a career in the development and deployment of practical network systems. Throughout the course, a networking approach is taught, and students will be expected to carefully plan, design, assess alternatives before implementing, and evaluate networks. Project management, team working, skills associated with group dynamics are developed throughout the course. Subjects studied include: Physical Networking, Network and Server Administration, Java Programming, Network Security, Network Programming, Remote Access and Network Applications, Routing and Switching, Distributed Systems, Practical Networking, Wide Area Networking, Mobile Computing, Project Management, Wireless LANs, Research Methodologies, UNIX/ Linux.... [-]