This programme is designed for graduates with a good first degree in a relevant area and for those who are already working in the area but would like formal training and up'to'date skills. This programme has been very successful in providing students with new job opportunities in the computing industry. Typically, our postgraduates find work as business analysts, web designers, system developers or programmers, project managers, or in IT support and training. There is an increasing need in industry for professionals in all fields to have an in'depth knowledge of modern software tools and the principles of good software engineering. This programme provides a firm foundation in both these areas.
Compulsory modules: PG project (CIS); systems design and development; user experience design; data modelling; project management; software tools and techniques; strategic IT; 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: Managing IT security and risk; user centred web engineering; audit and security; organisational awareness and outsourcing.
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- A good first degree in a relevant discipline. Potential applicants who have substantial commercial or industrial experience but who lack formal qualifications should seek an interview with the programme leader.