During this programme, students study, employ and reflect on the principles underpinning computer science. The programme is designed for individuals wishing to pursue careers as computer science professionals. From organisational culture and human'computer interaction to web services and distributed computing on virtualised and cloud based systems, this programme leads students to reflect on the choice of methods and tools. It will provide practical experience in the analysis and understanding of problems, systems and structures through the study of realistic case studies. The student will be equipped to deal with the intense demands of modern software development, critically evaluate and employ appropriate concepts and principles to build solutions of commercial, industrial or research value.
Compulsory modules: PG project (SST); systems development management and governance; enterprise software engineering development; enterprise patterns and frameworks; programming enterprise components; clouds, grids and virtualisation; essential professional and academic skills for masters students; English language support course (for postgraduate students in the school of computing and mathematical sciences). Optional modules: Mobile application development; user centred web engineering; big data; audit and security; data warehousing; enterprise web programming; computer crime and forensics; business intelligence and data mining; enterprise systems integration.
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- A good first degree in computing or computing science or a suitable numerate subject (such as mathematics, physics, engineering, information systems or multimedia) that includes software development experience.