Master's Degree in Engineering & Technology in Scotland in United Kingdom

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In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Studies in engineering and technology prepare you for the technologically oriented workforce of today.

Members of the workforce with engineering and technology training are sought out by many industries including medical research and computer software development.

 

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International Master in Business Analytics & Big Data (BABD)

MIP Politecnico di Milano School of Management
Campus Full time 12 months

Business Analytics and Big Data is an innovative programme based on a holistic educational experience, where theory and practice are fully interlaced through the continuous support of companies and international partners. Furthermore, being in constant relationship with the Big Data Analytics & Business Intelligence Observatory of Politecnico di Milano, the course is at the forefront of research on ICTs for big data analysis and management. This truly unique programme is jointly offered by MIP and CEFRIEL - Politecnico di Milano and it is in partnership with IBM. [+]

Masters in Engineering & Technology in Scotland in United Kingdom. In partnership with CEFRIEL Start date: September Format: Full Time Duration: 12 months Tuition fee: € 14,000 Language: English Location: Milan Admission Requirements: 3 or 4 year Bachelor's degree (minimum 180 ECTS) Business Analytics and Big Data is an innovative programme based on a holistic educational experience, where theory and practice are fully interlaced through the continuous support of companies and international partners. Furthermore, being in constant relationship with the Big Data Analytics & Business Intelligence Observatory of Politecnico di Milano, the course is at the forefront of research on ICTs for big data analysis and management. This truly unique programme is jointly offered by MIP and CEFRIEL - Politecnico di Milano and it is in partnership with IBM. With the Big Data revolution an ever-growing number of leading organizations and governments are launching big data initiatives to gain actionable insights, drive key decisions and improve performance across all business functions. Welcome to the International Master in Business Analytics and Big Data designed to train a new generation of data-savvy professionals able to manage complex business analytics problems across a variety of different industries and environments. This truly unique programme is jointly offered by MIP and CEFRIEL- Politecnico di Milano. Be prepared for the jobs of the future as Business Analyst and Big Data Manager. The Partners MIP Politecnico di Milano: a global business school accredited by EQUIS, AMBA, EFMD and ranked by the Financial Times amongst the best European business schools, further complemented by it's deeply rooted knowledge and reputation in the luxury value chain management. The quality of the competencies expressed are also supported by the strong links developed with the Faculty of Engineeirng and Design of Politecnico di Milano, which is the largest one in Europe. CEFRIEL – Politecnico di Milano is a not-for-profit center of excellence in the field of Digital Innovation, established by Politecnico di Milano in 1988. CEFRIEL shareholders include Universities, Public Administration, and leading multinational companies in ICT and Media sectors. Since its inception, CEFRIEL mission has been to strengthen existing ties between the academic and business worlds through a multidisciplinary approach that innovates products and services with ICT and Design. CEFRIEL competences span all areas of ICT expertise, from microelectronics to the most advanced user experience models, addressing both technological and project management issues. CEFRIEL is actually able to merge technical and design skills with business and process expertise, thus working side by side with companies to create innovative and one-of-a-kind solutions, and offering advanced educational programs to graduate students and innovation executive professionals. Moreover, the center actively participates in European research projects and contributes to the dissemination of their results. CEFRIEL offices are located in Italy and USA, Cincinnati (Ohio), so to address the growing innovation demands both of its national and international clients. IBM is a globally integrated technology and consulting company headquartered in Armonk, New York. With operations in more than 170 countries, IBM attracts and retains some of the world's most talented people to help solve problems and provide an edge for businesses, governments and non-profits. Innovation is at the core of IBM's strategy. The company develops and sells software and systems hardware and a broad range of infrastructure, cloud and consulting services. Today, IBM is focused on five growth initiatives - Cloud, Big Data and Analytics, Mobile, Social Business and Security. IBMers are working with customers around the world to apply the company's business consulting, technology and R&D expertise to enable systems of engagement that deliver dynamic insights for businesses and governments worldwide. WHO IS IT DESIGNED FOR? The programme is specifically conceived for graduates who wish to acquire and develop advanced quantitative skills to analyze data describing transactions, interactions or people's behavior, in order to extract relevant insights, optimize actions and drive innovation. Students backgrounds reflect the dual focus of the master, coming from computer science, economics, engineering, management, mathematics, science or statistics. While having different academic backgrounds, students all share a deep interest in analytics and big data technologies for creating business value. Relevant career positions revolve around the roles of data scientist, business analyst and big data manager, and might include among others: Data Users: Business folks in the end user corporate community able to exploit insights from data to make better decisions. Data Producers: Data analysts able to use the appropriate tools to convert analytical problems into analytical solutions. Data Interpreters: Professionals able to understand both users and producers establishing a successful communication among them. Modules The course is entirely taught in English and has a duration of 12 months starting in September. The programme is divided into seven major modules: General Management, Data management and Warehousing, Foundamentals of Statistics and Data Visualization, Predictive Analytics and Business Applications, Analytics for Management and Electives. The master will end with the Project Work to present. Admissions IDEAL CANDIDATES FOR THE PROGRAMME The International Master in Business Analytics and Big Data is specifically designed for young graduated talents that want to be prepared for the jobs of the future as Business Analyst and Big Data Manager. Students with 3 or 4-year Bachelor's degree (minimum 180 ECTS) in the areas of Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Management, Mathematics, Science or Statistics from Accredited Institutions are eligible for the programme. APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2016 PROGRAMME Applications for the September 2016 intake are now closed. Applications for the September 2017 intake will open in September 2016. Non-EU students are encouraged to apply at least three months before the start of the programme in order to allow enough time for the Declaration of Value (DOV) procedure for Italy and establishment of the student visa. If you would like more information about the International Master in Business Analytics and Big Data, please download our programme brochure by clicking the link, or write to infomasters@mip.polimi.it and we will respond to your requests in a timely fashion. Visit the BABD Frequently Asked Questions page to find out more! [-]

Master Management & Engineering

Leuphana University of Luneburg
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters

The Master’s Program in Management & Engineering centers on the handling of interactions between management and technology, as well as on imparting a fundamental and [+]

The Master’s Program in Management & Engineering centers on the handling of interactions between management and technology, as well as on imparting a fundamental and comprehensive understanding of management of modern design. CONTENT AND RATIONALE Strategic design options and operational optimization tasks almost always include interconnections overarching technology, business and management. The in-depth understanding of engineering is seen in varying degrees as a key success factor for the management of industrial enterprises. The program therefore combines the learning of management skills with training in the application of academic methods in the field of engineering sciences. STRUCTURE The first semester includes three modules on the fundamental principles, methods and processes of engineering and simulation. In addition, students will select one from two focuses on Automation Technology (AT) or Production Technology (PT) and complete the Module on Photonic Systems or Production Management. In the second semester, students complete, depending on the focus, Modules on actuators and control technology as well as sensors and intelligent systems (AT) or production engineering and production logistics (PT). In a challenging educational research project, students deal in a team with practical issues, which can be clarified by interdisciplinary or subject-based reflection. In addition, a selection module for individual subject focus is available. In the third semester, students take modules corresponding to the focal points of their studies. Modules on Components of Control Systems (AT) or Strategic Production Networks (PT) as well as three elective modules are available for selection. The third semester, therefore, is particularly well suited for a period of study abroad. In addition to the modules of their own major, all first-to-third-semester students take two overarching modules. In Management Studies, which include majors overarching different disciplines, students take three modules to expand their expertise the field of management knowledge. Complementary studies, also taught in three modules, draw their inspiration from a broadly academic and reflection-based science. Thanks to the special nature of these courses, students learn ways of thinking and of working across disciplinary boundaries, which will impart them with the ability to develop different solutions for problems encountered in theory and practice. The concluding semester is for writing the Master’s Thesis, as well as attendance at the Master’s Forum. The Master’s Thesis is composed preferably in cooperation with an industrial enterprise (also abroad, should this be requested) and is treats a practice relevant subject by applying academic methods. [-]

Master Management & Data Science

Leuphana University of Luneburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 years

The Master's Programme in Management & Data Science is geared towards students wanting to advance their skills in the data analysis of real-world phenomena. After completion of this program our graduates have the ability [+]

Masters in Engineering & Technology in Scotland in United Kingdom. The Master's Program in Management & Data Science is geared towards students wanting to advance their skills in the data analysis of real-world phenomena. After completion of this program our graduates have the ability to analyze massive and complex data sets, design statistical models based on the latest in information technology. The program is designed to meet the fast-growing demand for data scientists in business, public administration, and research. CONTENTS AND IDEA The rapid economic and technological transformations occurring in the global economy and the transition from an industrial to a knowledge-based economy confront corporate leaders with new challenges. The rising flood of data associated with the dynamic complexity of today’s business environment can no longer be handled by traditional methods and a manager’s personal experience alone. This degree program delivers interdisciplinary learning and research opportunities, that allows students to gain application-oriented knowledge for practical management solutions. Through the integration of management, data analysis and information systems knowledge, students will be able to develop the latest in innovative solutions for managing information-driven organizations. PROGRAM STRUCTURE During the first semester, students become experts in extracting knowledge from data. They acquire a foundation in mathematics, skills in the use of data analysis tools and an understanding of the data economics. The second semester includes modules in storage and mining of massive datasets, probabilistic modeling, analyzing networks as well as forecasting and simulation. In the third semester, students undertake a challenging research project, working in teams to address questions of practical relevance with scientific rigor – often in cooperation with leading companies, focusing on data-intensive problems from different industries. In addition students deepen their knowledge of data privacy and ethics. Two additional electives provide the possibility for further specialization that matches your professional or personal interests. Students can choose from a wide range of subjects, e.g.: Geo Information Systems, Semantic Web, Information Retrieval and Unstructured Data, Visualization and Communication, Parallelization and High Performance Computing. Alternatively, students can choose a maximum of two optional modules from other Management & Entrepreneurship majors. Students planning to study abroad are advised to schedule this for their third semester. In the field of Management Studies, students deepen their specialist skills by completing a total of three modules. The interdisciplinary Complementary Studies component to the program also comprises three modules and provide students with a general foundation in academic and research. The special focus of the Complementary Studies allows students to familiarize themselves with methods reaching beyond disciplinary boundaries and to develop new strategies for solving problems arising in science and practice. In the final semester, students write their Master’s thesis and attend the accompanying Master’s Forum. [-]

International Master in Industrial Management (IMIM)

MIP Politecnico di Milano School of Management
Campus Full time 24 months September 2017 United Kingdom Edinburgh

The International Master in Industrial Management (IMIM) is designed to provide students with primarily scientific or engineering based educational backgrounds with essential business and managerial skills, relevant to pursuing careers in internationally orientated manufacturing and servicing industries. [+]

In partnership with Heriot Watt University (UK), Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (Spain) and TUM School of Management, Germany Start date: September 
Duration: 16 months + Master Thesis
 Format: Full Time Fee: € 16,500 for European candidates and € 18,500 for non-European candidates Teaching language: English
 Location: MIP Politecnico di Milano (Italy), Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (Spain), Heriot-Watt University (Scotland), TUM School of Manangement (Germany), Beijing Jiaotong University School of Economics and Management (China) Required qualification: 3 year Bachelor's degree in a scientific or technical discipline (minimum 180 ECTS) The International Master in Industrial Management (IMIM) is designed to provide students with primarily scientific or engineering based educational backgrounds with essential business and managerial skills, relevant to pursuing careers in internationally orientated manufacturing and servicing industries. Aims of the IMIM The IMIM aims to provide students with the competencies and skills necessary to develop a successful career in internationally orientated manufacturing and service industries. The programme seeks to bridge the gap between university and industry, by teaching the relevant knowledge and skills essential to effective managerial practices, especially the skills and knowledge not traditionally taught in technical or scientific university programmes. The course places great emphasis on fostering an integrative teaching approach aimed at developing the ability of students to tackle issues in an interdisciplinary manner, while additionally providing an overview of general management concepts, such as marketing and accounting, through an industrial context. The programme also offers, through close collaboration with associated industrial and service companies, the chance for students to combine practical and relevant knowledge and skills with invaluable industry experience. 5 Different Study Locations Around the World Education is performed in a highly internationalised environment with the possibility to spend the 4 semesters of the course in up to 4 different countries across Europe and Asia. The student experience is highly international and goes beyond the classroom. Students come from around 24 nations and participate in language courses, seminars with local managers and company visits in the host country. The International Master of Industrial Management is a collaborative master between MIP Politecnico di Milano, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and Herriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. Students will also have the possibility of attending the 3rd semester and undertaking the master thesis in TUM School of Management, Germany. Alternatively, they can opt to spend their 3rd semester in Beijing Jiaotong University School of Economics and Management, China. The master is ideally designed for students with a technical or scientific background and seeks to develop the managerial skills and competencies needed to pursue managerial careers in internationally orientated manufacturing and service industries. The programme is taught entirely in English and students have the opportunity to study in a number of renowned universities across Europe and the world. Programme Details The IMIM is 50% content and 50% context related. In addition to the delivery of managerial content, the program facilitates and stimulates student participation in the cultural, economic and social life of each of the countries where study is undertaken. The course is 16-months long, plus the Master Thesis. At the conclusion of the programme, students will be awarded with an internationally recognised degree from the partner universities including: International Master in Industrial Management from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid First Level Master degree: International Master in Industrial Management from Politecnico di Milano Master of Science from Heriot-Watt University or Master of Science (MSc) in Management, from Technische Universitaet Muenchen For most international specializing masters, MIP offers an intensive Italian language course during the first week of classes. Students have then the opportunity to attend a standard Italian language course (up to 40 hours) along the semester. Students will spend each of the three semesters at one of the partner institutions: starting in Madrid, Spain, and subsequently continuing with the second semester in Milan, Italy and the last one in either Edinburgh (UK), Munich (Germany) or Beijing (China). Students now have the possibility of attending the 3rd semester and undertaking the master thesis in TUM School of Management, Germany or they may opt for a semester in Beijing. In order to receive the MSc degree from TUM School of Management, students have to undertake the third semester receiving 30 credits and also undertake the Master thesis there receiving another 30 credits. Examples of companies involved in students' Master Thesis and post-programme hiring: ABB Accenture Arbikie Highland Estate Arcelor Mittal Automotive Lighting italia S.p.A. BMW Bombarider Cisco Systems CONAI – Consorzio Nazionale Imballaggi Decathlon France EFMD Ernst&Young Consulting Garuda Indonesia General Electric GIS International Henkel AG & Co. KGaA IKEA Infineon technologies Italcementi Lamborghini L'Oréal Materialise Medtronic italia S.p.A ONU P&G Porsche SAS Siemens Sony Telefonica The Lean Six Sigma Company UPS VivaSanté Whirlpool Course Objectives The programme prepares students for careers in industrial and technical management, meeting the need for technical university graduates to be able to assume broader tasks and responsibility in modern managerial roles. This is done through: Emphasis on relevant managerial topics that are highly beneficial for graduates of technical university programmes, such as operations and supply chain management. The study of concentration streams, as chosen by the student according to preference or region of interest, which allow the students to focus their studies on a particular area of managerial theory. The participation in the social, economic and cultural life of the host country, which prepares students for working in an international economy across many countries. Admissions Ideal Candidates for the IMIM Programme The ideal candidate for the IMIM course are students with educational experience in a technical or scientific discipline. The minimum educational requirement for the programme is a bachelor’s degree or recognised equivalent from an accredited institution of at least three years full time study (180 ECTS). Although not essential, graduates with some years of experience in a scientific or technical field are highly regarded. In addition, students should display a strong work and leadership ethic, and be prepared to meet the challenges associated with an intensive masters degree. The course is taught entirely in English, and so students are expected to have a proficient level of English prior to the commencement of the programme. Applications Applications are now closed for both EU and Non-EU candidates for the September 2016 intake. The application cycle for the September 2017 intake will open in October 2016. All applications have to be submitted via the Online Application Platform The minimum requirements for admission -A Bachelor degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution (minimum 3 years full time study = 180 ECTS) in a scientific or technical discipline. (e.g. candidates with a background in Economics are not eligible) Please note that applicants' most recent Degree-level award must have been awarded no later than five years from the starting date of the academic year for which the candidate is applying i.e. a candidate applying for a place in 2016 must have gained their bachelor degree no earlier than 2010. -High proficiency in the English language (The relevant certificate must be valid at the time of admission AND during entrance in the UK for the third semester) TOEFL ibT 89 (with minimum scores of 21 in listening, 22 in speaking, 24 in reading and 22 in writing) - We do NOT accept TOEFL paper-based; We do NOT accept TOEFL ITP. IELTS = min. 6.5 (with no individual subject lower than 6.0) CAMBRIDGE = min. CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) - grade B with a minimun of C in each element Pearson PTE - min. 62 overall score (min. 57 in each of the 4 elements) We do NOT accept TOEIC We usually do NOT accept university studies carried out in English as proof of language ability. A list of English-speaking countries are excluded from the requirements above. Please contact us for further information. The candidate must also submit the following supporting documentation in English via the online platform: Online Application Form; Curriculum Vitae (European format) - relevant work experience is highly regarded but not mandatory; Two letters of recommendation; Recent GMAT scores – highly regarded but not mandatory, we also accept GRE scores; Essay (in English) describing previous studies, motivations and professional project; for students applying for Erasmus Mundus scholarships, please also state your motivation towards Europe and the European culture. Copy of passport; 2 recent passport photos; Publication list and patents in English (only if applicable) WARNING: please, follow strictly the list provided; all documents must be in PDF format and have to be uploaded according to the order provided in the list. All extra documents (i.e. high school academic records, training certificates) will not be considered. All candidates who apply before the deadline in January have the option to be considered for Erasmus Mundus. To be considered, students should only tick the ‘Erasmus Mundus’ option in their online application form. [-]

Master in Computer Engineering and Information Systems

Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias
Campus Full time 2 years

The degree is supported by a solid study program and occupies an innovative position in the converging scientific [+]

Masters in Engineering & Technology in Scotland in United Kingdom. Objectives - Promoting and acquisition of theoretical and technical skills in disciplines considered as structuring in the areas approached; - Allow the students to establish a customised progression through the possibility of choosing between specific advanced disciplines in each of the proposed branches; - Provide a professional learning experience through laboratory and analysis practice of real use cases, in order to guarantee an adequate balance between the theoretical plane and its most recent technological developments; - Include and put into perspective all aspects of teaching given in the academic and corporate realities, associated to this sector in our Country. Thus, we propose a teaching model organised in: - Master Classes that correspond to theoretical magisterial classes, taught by Master Degree professors and by national and foreign guest specialists to work in the scope of the research projects developed during the degree and - Advanced technical training laboratory classes, where the acquisition of skills for the development of applied projects is promoted. Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired This degree aims to promote the acquisition of advanced skills in the areas of Computer Engineering and Information Systems, namely those that refer to individual work, supported in skills acquired in research activity, as well as application in professional activity of the principles used in the methodologies of this project. This way, the Master’s degree will provide the analysis and information processing skills inherent to the execution of tasks for research and development innovative technologies acquired in the prosecution of the described goals, as well as the capacity to produce and transmit scientific information related to them. Further Studies The degree is supported by a solid study program and occupies an innovative position in the converging scientific domains. With a curricular structure comparable to the best similar 2nd cycle courses in Europe, this Master’s Degree offers the most adequate training towards the degree (2nd cycle in 2007/2008) and prosecution of studies in a great diversity of branches at the 3rd cycle level. Occupacional Profiles The integration of these teaching methodologies and the articulation between the professional and research component seeks to promote advanced training in engineering that fully completes a training profile with the making of this master's degree. Entrance Conditions The following may apply for the Master's Degree: a) People who hold a B.A. or equivalent degree; b) People who hold a foreign academic degree awarded after a 1st study cycle organized according to the Bologna Process by a member state of that process; c) People who hold a foreign academic degree acknowledged as a degree satisfying the objectives of the graduate degree by the due body; d) People who have a school, scientific or professional curriculum acknowledged by the due body of ULHT certifying the capacity to obtain this study cycle. [-]

MSc in Information Technology

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 27 months August 2017 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

The MSc Information Technology is an intensive, practically-oriented course. It provides an opportunity for graduates of non-computing subjects to develop key specialist skills for a career in Computing. It is ideal for complementing your expertise with core computing skills. [+]

The MSc Information Technology is an intensive, practically-oriented course. It provides an opportunity for graduates of non-computing subjects to develop key specialist skills for a career in Computing. It is ideal for complementing your expertise with core computing skills. Computing Science at Stirling has strong links with industry. Students can get a first-hand industrial experience through placements and internships with local enterprises and organisations. More specifically, we offer company-based MSc projects to our students where our students can work with an employer to gain valuable commercial experience. We usually place more than 50% of our students with a company for the MSc project duration. We also regularly invite industry experts to share their expertise with students through seminars and talks. You will also get prepared for finding and securing a great job after completing this course through an integrated structured personal and professional development programme. This programme covers crucial topics such as self-image, body language, interview techniques, assessment centre strategies, conflict resolution as well as CV preparation and job targeting techniques. Accreditation British Computer Society logoThe BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, is the foremost professional and learned society in the field of computers and information systems in the UK. The Division of Computing Science and Mathematics is an Educational Affiliate of the BCS. The MSc in Information Technology course is accredited by the BCS as partially meeting the educational requirements for Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP) registration. CITP is the professional member level of the BCS ('partially meeting' is the normal level of accreditation for such MSc courses, and does not indicate a shortcoming! Additional training/experience is required for full registration.) Course objectives This is an intensive 12-month course which provides an opportunity for non-computing graduates to develop key specialist skills suitable for a career in Computing. It is ideal for those who wish to complement their knowledge and expertise with core computing skills in order to apply them to a new career. Our company sponsored MSc projects will provide an ideal pathway into the industry. The MSc Information Technology is an intensive, practically-oriented course. By studying this course students will study in depth key topics including: software development enterprise database systems web technologies benefit from research-led teaching demonstrate acquired research and development skills by undertaking a substantial piece of software project work prepare for positions in the IT industry What makes us different? Entry requirements Academic requirements A minimum of a second class Honours degree or equivalent in any subject other than Computing/IT related subjects. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work experience are encouraged to apply. INTO University of Stirling offers a Graduate Diploma for those students who do not meet the required criteria for this course. If you successfully complete the Graduate Diploma in Science, Computing and Engineering and meet the required progression grades, you will be guaranteed entry onto year one of this Master's degree. English language requirements If English is not your first language you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your English language skills: IELTS: 6.0 with 5.5 minimum in each skill Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Grade C Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Grade C Pearson Test of English (Academic): 54 with 51 in each component IBT TOEFL: 80 with no subtest less than 17 If you don’t meet the required score you may be able to register for one of our pre-sessional English courses. To register you must hold a conditional offer for your course and have an IELTS score 0.5 or 1.0 below the required standard. Scholarships & funding Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan This course is currently approved for PTFL (Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan) funding from SAAS. Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships (SSS) is a substantial programme of scholarships, offered on a matched funding basis between the Government and Scottish Higher Education Institutions. The scheme offers up to 200 awards, each worth £2000. These are towards the tuition fees, for any one year of study, on an Undergraduate, Masters or PhD course at any of Scotland’s higher education institutions. Structure and content This course comprises two 15-week semesters of taught modules, a winter programming assignment over three weeks in January, and the MSc project over three months at the end. Semester 1 concentrates on fundamental techniques. Semester 2 integrates, develops and applies these skills. Practical work is a key component in this course. It builds from self-contained tasks in the first semester, over the larger winter programming assignment, to a group project in Semester 2. Finally, the dissertation project (possibly with a company) is the largest piece of work leading to your MSc dissertation. In the Semester 1 you will take the following modules: Principles and Practice of Programming: Covers the designing and testing of programs written in Java. You learn good practice in program construction, programming with data structures and graphical user interfaces Foundations of Information Technology: Covers central topics including machine architecture, operating systems, networks, algorithm efficiency, the limits of computation, software engineering, user interface design, as well as professional and ethical issues Database Principles and Applications: Provides a critical understanding of the role of database management systems and the ability to creatively design and implement practical databases During the winter break there is an extended programming assignment. Semester 2 modules: Networking and Technologies for Ecommerce: Discusses computer networks and their layered architecture. You also study web scripting using PHP, Java script and XML Object-oriented Software Design: Discusses how to analyse and model requirements and develop software using object-oriented analysis and design, through the use of UML and CASE tools for software design Data Analytics: This module looks at Reasoning Systems, Data Mining and the use of probability information in predicting data values. You may graduate with the Postgraduate Diploma after two semesters, or continue with a three-month project and dissertation for the MSc. Computing Science at Stirling has strong links with industry. We offer a number of commercially linked projects for the MSc dissertation period. Topics include mobile phone app development (iPhone, Android, and also cross platform environments), bespoke Java applications, and advanced website development projects. Delivery and assessment You will learn about key areas in computing through lectures, tutorials and practical sessions. Lectures involve the whole class, while tutorials and practicals are for small groups. Practical work is a key component in our degrees, and provides the opportunity for hands-on experience. It builds from self-contained tasks in Semester 1, over a larger programming assignment in the winter break to a group project in Semester 2. Finally, the dissertation project is your largest single piece of work leading to your MSc dissertation. After two semesters of classes you will embark on a three-month project working on your dissertation topic. At the end of the project you will write up your findings as your MSc dissertation. For the MSc projects, we will make a number of industrial placements available. We usually place more than 50% of our students with a company for the MSc project duration. Stirling is also partner in the Making the Most of Masters initiative, which organises company lead MSc projects. Other project suggestions both from external bodies and from within the University are also offered. Furthermore, students' own ideas for projects are encouraged and welcomed. Strengths Hands on experience & industrial placements Practical work is a key component in our degrees, and provides the opportunity for hands-on experience. It builds from self-contained tasks in Semester 1, over a larger programming assignment in the winter break to a group project in Semester 2. Finally, the dissertation project is your largest single piece of work leading to your MSc dissertation. After two semesters of classes you will embark on a three month project working on your dissertation topic. At the end of the project you will write up your findings as your MSc dissertation. For the MSc projects, we will make a number of industrial placements available. We usually place more than 50 percent of our students with a company for the MSc project duration. Stirling is also partner in the Making the Most of Masters initiative, which organises company lead MSc projects. Other project suggestions both from external bodies and from within the university are also offered. Furthermore, students' own ideas for projects are encouraged and welcomed. Computing Science at the University of Stirling supports the Scottish e-Placement project which provides short- and long-term (one-year) placements with Scottish high-tech companies. These placements typically are paid and thus a good way of gaining commercial experience and helping with your living expenses. At Stirling, computing students are prepared for the employer-based MSc projects and the workplace more generally through an integrated structured personal and professional development programme called ‘Lift-Off’. This programme covers crucial topics such as self-image, body language, interview techniques, assessment centre strategies, conflict resolution as well as CV preparation and job targeting techniques. Career opportunities The MSc in Information Technology will greatly enhance the employment prospects of students. As a graduate of Information Technology, you will be in demand in a range of sectors including health, IT software organisations, service enterprises, engineering and construction firms as well as in the retail sector. Previous students have been very successful in obtaining suitable employment in the Information Technology field in a considerable diversity of posts - some with small companies, others with major UK organisations, with Local Authority and Government bodies as well as in the field of Higher Education. Here are some recent posts that IT students have taken up: IBM, Perth: Junior IT Specialist CAP-GEMINI, Glasgow AIT, Henley-on-Thames: Graduate Trainee Database Administrator Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh: MVS Team (Mainframe Support) British Airways, Hounslow: Programmer Ark Computing Solutions Ltd, Perth: Programmer/Developer Lancaster University, English Dept: Java programmer Rothes Infographics, Livingston: Trainee Software Developer More generally, common job profiles of our graduates are: As a Systems Analyst, you will work on solving computer problems. This might involve adapting existing systems or using new technologies designing a new software solution In doing so, you will design software, write code, and test and fix software applications. You might also be involved in providing documentation for users. Typically, you would work as part of a larger team. IT Consultants closely work with clients (often at the clients premises) and advise them on how to use computer technology and applications to best meet their business needs. You will work with clients to improve their efficiency of using computer systems. This may involve the adaptation/customisation of software applications, or the development of custom applications for the specific needs of the customer. As well as technical duties, you may be involved in project management. Applications Developers translate software requirements into programming code, and will usually specialise in a specific area, such as computer games or web technology. Often developers work as part of a larger team. You may be in charge of developing a certain component or part of a larger application. [-]

MSc Construction Project Management

The Robert Gordon University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen + 1 more

This course develops the interpersonal skills required for effective project management. It also develops judgmental, managerial and leadership qualities, building on the students’ knowledge and [+]

Masters in Engineering & Technology in Scotland in United Kingdom. This course develops the interpersonal skills required for effective project management. It also develops judgmental, managerial and leadership qualities, building on the students’ knowledge and experience gained in first degrees and/or the work environment. You are provided with a professional experience that allows you to pursue your personal objectives in the areas of Property and Project Management, Construction Management and Consultancy, and Research in the Built Environment. You can study the MSc Construction Project Management degree full-time or online. Entry requirements Applicants should normally have a good Honours degree in a cognate subject, i.e. one related to the Built Environment or Engineering. However, applications are welcomed from students who hold qualifications in the Arts, Sciences, Management and Law and, subject to an interview, you may be able to join this course. Applicants who do not hold an Honours degree but who have a relevant professional membership of a recognised professional body will normally be considered favourably for recruitment. Applicants who do not hold an Honours degree but who have relevant industry experience over a reasonable time period will be considered for recruitment subject to an interview. For international students 6.5 IELTS or its equivalent in TOEFL is required. Course Fees Distance Learning Part-time - £2,065 Stage 1 (2014 new starts) - £2,065 Stage 2 (2014 new starts) - £1,370 MSc dissertation stage (2014 new starts) UK/EU Students Full-time - £4,200 entire course International Students Full-time - £10,500 entire course [-]

Master's in Mechanics of Materials and Structures (MMS)

University of Girona
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Girona France Dijon United Kingdom Edinburgh + 4 more

The Masters in Mechanics of Materials and Structures is aimed at students who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in the field of the mechanical behaviour of materials and structures. [+]

The Masters in Mechanics of Materials and Structures is aimed at students who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in the field of the mechanical behaviour of materials and structures. Its objective is to link the current knowledge of theories of the behaviour of materials with the most innovative techniques in structural engineering. The proposed syllabus places special emphasis on computational techniques, materials mechanics, advanced structural design and experimental techniques. The masters provides students with the skills to understand the aims of the disciplines involved and with the capacity to design solutions to advanced problems in this field. [-]

Master in Engineering

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time Part time August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

The School of Engineering is a recently-established and modern School which offers Honours Degrees of MEng & BEng, and postgraduate opportunities in a wide range of topics across the spectrum of engineering activity. [+]

Master in Engineering

Research Degrees: MSc, MPhil, PhD, EngD

The School of Engineering is a recently-established and modern School which offers Honours Degrees of MEng & BEng, and postgraduate opportunities in a wide range of topics across the spectrum of engineering activity.

It has a large undergraduate population of around 600 students and approximately 75 postgraduate researchers, and is the only genuine School of General Engineering in Scotland.

The School is located, mainly, in the Fraser Noble Building and the major laboratories are being upgraded at a cost of some £8M. The School has a strong tradition of success in research with an international reputation in a number of areas including applied dynamics, impact mechanics, engineering materials, sediment transport, communications protocols, and holography.... [-]


Master in Computing Science

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time Part time August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

The Department of Computing Science has a long-standing reputation in Intelligent Systems. Much of our research looks at the problems of managing knowledge and information in the context of emerging computational infrastructures such as next-generation Web ... [+]

Master in Computing Science

Research Degrees: MSc, MPhil, PhD

Background

The Department of Computing Science has a long-standing reputation in Intelligent Systems. Much of our research looks at the problems of managing knowledge and information in the context of emerging computational infrastructures such as next-generation Web systems and cloud computing, and in the automatic generation of natural language tailored for the reader. A key problem is helping humans make decisions and take actions when faced with a vast amount of available data and information.

In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 70% of Computing Science research at Aberdeen was assessed to be world leading and internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour (20% at 4* and 50% at 3*), with 100% of our research being internationally recognised (2* or above) and a quarter of our research publications being world leading (4*). Computing Science was the best performing unit of assessment submitted by the College of Physical Sciences, University of Aberdeen.... [-]


Master in Management of Innovation

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

The MSc in Management of Innovation degree is a 12 month full time conversion programme which takes students with a wide range of first degrees and prepares them for a career in the management or research of innovation. [+]

Master in Management of Innovation

Programe Length: MSc 12 months full-time

The MSc in Management of Innovation degree is a 12 month full time conversion programme which takes students with a wide range of first degrees and prepares them for a career in the management or research of innovation.

The programme has several key strengths:

    Delivers unique value through a unique focus on specialised courses in the area of innovation to ensure students have the necessary knowledge and skills to deal with innovation challenges in a range of management contexts.     Enhances learning through linking theory with practice by focusing on teaching how generic theories work in the real world, and relying on teaching staff with experience as active academic researchers and as practitioners in the business world.     Reputation – University of Aberdeen is one of Britain oldest universities, with a five century long tradition of research and learning. Innovation and organisational change is one of the key research areas within the management group, ensuring that you can draw from the expertise of our faculty in the innovation area. ... [-]

Master in Information Technology

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 27 months August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen + 1 more

The University of Aberdeen is pleased to announce that its Master of Science degree programme in Information Technology, designed specifically for those with no Computing Science background, can now be fully studied part-time online as well as full-time on-campus. [+]

Master in Information Technology

Popular IT conversion programme for graduates from a non-computing background

Programme Details

September and January intakes

The University of Aberdeen is pleased to announce that its Master of Science degree programme in Information Technology, designed specifically for those with no Computing Science background, can now be fully studied part-time online as well as full-time on-campus. This programme is usually particularly attractive to those from an Arts and Social Sciences background as well as those who have studied in other branches of the physical sciences and wish to develop Information Technology skills in order to "add value" in their existing area of expertise.... [-]


Master in Information Systems & Data Management

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

A 12 month Master of Science programme beginning in September each year. Students wishing to study towards a Postgraduate Diploma can complete in 9 months (diploma students do not do a summer project). The prepares students for careers in advanced information system design, technology management and commercial and academic research. [+]

Master in Information Systems & Data Management

A 12 month Master of Science programme beginning in September each year. Students wishing to study towards a Postgraduate Diploma can complete in 9 months (diploma students do not do a summer project). The prepares students for careers in advanced information system design, technology management and commercial and academic research. It provides in-depth knowledge and skills of leading edge techniques, such as user modelling, information filtering, personalisation, adaptive hypermedia, data mining and visualisation, and natural language processing. Compared to our MSc in E-Commerce Technology or Cloud Computing, this programme places less emphasis on hard-core programming and more on design and web application development. In the recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 70% of Computing Science research at Aberdeen was assessed to be world leading and internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour, with 100% of our research being internationally recognised.Continuing Professional Development (CPD)... [-]


Master in Cloud Computing

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

The programme is designed to meet the national need for skilled, business aware technologists in electronic commerce and related areas. The IT industry has identified a critical shortage of advanced computer specialists who are familiar not only with existing technologies, but also the leading edge, such as cloud computing. [+]

Master in Cloud Computing

The programme is designed to meet the national need for skilled, business aware technologists in electronic commerce and related areas. The IT industry has identified a critical shortage of advanced computer specialists who are familiar not only with existing technologies, but also the leading edge, such as cloud computing.

In the recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 70% of Computing Science research at Aberdeen was assessed to be world leading and internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour, with 100% of our research being internationally recognised.

Core Courses

         Programming and Security for Cloud Computing          Issues in Corporate Finance          Readings in Cloud Computing          E-Business Strategies          Economics of Cloud Computing          Advanced Computer Science Workshop          Technological, Scientific and Market Research ... [-]

Masters by Research degrees

Abertay University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Dundee

This is a one year (three semesters) research programme, which will be supervised by one or more of our faculty members. [+]

Masters by Research degrees

 

This is a one year (three semesters) research programme, which will be supervised by one or more of our faculty members. Successful graduates will be awarded a masters degree with one of the following titles depending on the subject area of research.

Master of Science by Research (main subject name) (MSc) Master of Arts by Research (main subject name) (MA) Master of Technology by Research (main subject name) (MTECH) Master of Laws by Research (main subject name) LLM

Masters by Research degrees are available in a wide range of topics across each of the five faculties (Schools) of the University.

 

 

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