Middlesex University Malta

Introduction

MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY, MALTA

Higher education is a life-changing experience. At Middlesex University we aim to ensure you have the knowledge and skills to be the best you can be, and make a real difference to your chosen field of study and to your community. Malta is Middlesex University’s third international campus delivering programmes in Computing/IT and Business. Since its launch in 2013, students have made impressive academic achievements, with a high proportion of first class honours degrees at undergraduate level and distinctions at Master’s level. We are very proud of their success.

Our graduates are very much in demand: 90% are employed or in further study six months after graduation and many are snapped up by employers even before they graduate. Middlesex is an ambitious university that puts students first, with inspiring teaching and excellent courses. At our newly-refurbished Malta campus, you will benefit from a staff-student ratio that guarantees plenty of personal contact with the academic team, encouragement to help you achieve your potential, friendly professional administrative support and a lively campus “buzz”.

Your Middlesex journey starts with our Welcome programme which introduces you to every aspect of university life such as the campus, your tutors, the curriculum and the regulations. You will also get to know other students – often the start of friendships that will last for life. Do make the most of this time; our fervent wish is to see you succeed.

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MSc in Business Information Systems Management

Campus Full time Part time September 2016 Malta Pembroke

The highly practical Business Information Systems Management Masters examines how information systems can be used strategically by organisations, especially web-based information systems and knowledge management systems. The course has a unique focus on the quality management process of implementing and maintaining systems, as well as focusing on the strategy, legal and regulatory implications of information systems... [+]

MSc in Business Information Systems Management The highly practical Business Information Systems Management Masters examines how information systems can be used strategically by organisations, especially web-based information systems and knowledge management systems. The course has a unique focus on the quality management process of implementing and maintaining systems, as well as focusing on the strategy, legal and regulatory implications of information systems. The course meets demand in the industry for managers with up to date technical and analytical skills to make the best use of their company's IS/IT. The course, available both full-time and part-time, is ideal for students with a business or computing degree who want to move into careers such as information systems auditing, quality management, e-commerce, systems development, or strategic management of IS/IT. Modules Information Systems Quality Management (30 Credits) - Compulsory Knowledge Management Strategies (30 Credits) - Compulsory Postgraduate Computing Project (60 Credits) - Compulsory Regulation of Electronic Commerce and Information Technology (30 Credits) - Compulsory Web-based Information Systems Management (30 Credits) – Compulsory Attendance As a full-time student you take four modules in the academic year and as a part-time student you take two modules per year. The academic year comprises 24 weeks of teaching spread over two terms, (Autumn and Winter OR Winter and Spring). Students progress onto the project /dissertation module on successful completion of all taught modules. Assessment Each module is assessed through a combination of group and/or individual coursework, presentations and an unseen examination. In general, the coursework component of each module accounts for 30% – 50% of the module grade while the unseen examination accounts for 50% - 70% depending on the nature of the module. The Postgraduate Computing Project, undertaken at the end of the programme, gives the student the opportunity to demonstrate in a practical way the knowledge and skills acquired from the programme as a whole, including the student's own self-directed learning and research. Careers What can you do with a Business Information Systems Masters degree? Our Business Information Systems courses prepare graduates for a wide range of varied careers. As a graduate you will have excellent career prospects and the range of potential employers will be vast across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. There is also the potential to work as a self employed director of your own business. Entry Requirements To be accepted to study on the MSc Business Information Systems Management course, we normally require graduates with a good honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject. We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications and individuals with a minimum of three years' work experience. Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level. English language requirements You must have competence in English language and we normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. The most common English Language requirements for international students are IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all four components) or equivalent. [-]

MSc in Network Security and Pen Testing

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2016 Malta Pembroke + 1 more

Students on this programme will gain an understanding of the fundamental importance of computer networks, and communication systems security within an organisation. They will learn to involve management and user in awareness, decision-making and implementation with regard to network security and pen testing... [+]

MSc in Network Security and Pen Testing Students on this programme will gain an understanding of the fundamental importance of computer networks, and communication systems security within an organisation. They will learn to involve management and user in awareness, decision-making and implementation with regard to network security and pen testing. Students will develop the skills and knowledge required to analyse security risks within a communication system and to propose or devise solutions; to evaluate new threats to authentication, confidentiality and privacy, and to implement solutions to combat them; to make a functional security design for a communication system and implement it successfully; and they will acquire the skills to test systems' ability to withstand risks whilst undertaking test analysis and performing security management. The course offers a balance of theory, advanced practical skills and experience to enable students to develop a sound knowledge and analytical ability to facilitate their intellectual and professional development. Modules Security Architecture and Mechanisms Penetration Testing and Forensics Computer Networks and Internetworking Operating Systems and Applications Environment Cyber Security and Legal Regulations Network security and Services Project Research and Communication Skill Postgraduate Project in Computer Communications Attendance As a full time student you take 7 modules in the academic year, and as a part time student you take 3 modules in the first year and 4 modules in the second year. The academic year comprises 24 weeks of teaching spread over two terms. Students' progress to the project/dissertation module upon successful completion of all taught modules. Assessment Each module is assessed through a combination of group and/or individual coursework, presentations and an unseen examination or a major piece of coursework. In general, the coursework component of each module accounts for 30%-50% of the module grade, while the unseen examination accounts for 50%-70% depending on the nature of the module. The Postgraduate Project in Computer Communications, undertaken at the end of the programme, gives the student the opportunity to demonstrate in a practical way the knowledge and skills acquired from the programme as a whole, including the student's own self-directed learning and research. Entry Requirements To be accepted to study on the MSc Computer Networks and Pen Testing course, we normally require graduates with a good honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject. We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications and individuals with a minimum of three years' work experience. Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level. English language requirements You must have competence in English language. The most common English Language requirement for international students is IELTS 6.5 (with minimum grade 6.0 in all four components), or equivalent. [-]

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Middlesex University Malta Campus
Block A, Alamein Road

Pembroke, PBK 1776 MT