MSc Applied Computing
Duration: 1 year full time
Start date: September each year
The programme is designed to provide in-depth knowledge and skills within the field of computing. If you have a first degree in computing, have some existing software engineering skills, and wish to deepen your knowledge then this course is for you. This programme will have a strong focus on how data can be exploited within an organisation and will emphasise the communication of that data to a target audience.
You would undertake a range of tasks associated with IT in organisations, and develop sophisticated solutions to IT problems.
The main themes of the programme are:
This programme will equip you with those skills at a high academic level and also crucially enable you to practically implement your knowledge because of the ‘hands-on’ emphasis of the programme.
Each of these themed areas is itself an area of significant international strategic importance and will enable you to gain important and valuable skills.
The Web based application development theme reviews current trends and technologies. Complex challenges faced by web developers are investigated in detail.
The Database development, deployment and integration theme covers the important areas of Data Warehousing and Data Analysis both of which are cited as important skills that are in great demand by businesses.
The final theme, Project and team management will concentrate on developing the skills of project management and systems analysis, both of which are in great demand by employers.