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MSc Computing and Technology

Course Overview

The MSc Computing and Technology with Advanced Practice programme is designed specifically to enable you to update, extend and deepen your knowledge in computing and IT and wider digital leadership and technology subjects, in order to enhance and accelerate your career opportunities. This Masters programme has been designed in consultation with partners from the industry to ensure you learn up-to-date computing knowledge required by employers across the industry. Graduates from the programme will be equipped to work in a variety of careers in the IT industry or to progress to academic or research-orientated careers. The Advanced Practice option integrates an Internship, Group Consultancy Project or Research Project into the Masters programme, offering the opportunity to spend three months gaining all-important work experience and employability skills in a professional work setting.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

The central theme of the programme is to develop you as digital leader, and in support of this throughout the programme you will engage in a range of modules designed to develop your competences in areas such as Digital Leadership, Information Governance and Cyber Security, Innovation in Business & Technology, Software Engineering and Database Analytics. This programme is also available as MSc Computing and Technology which lasts for one year. Alternatively, you can study the MSc Computing and Technology Part-Time. As you progress through the programme you will develop as a well-rounded and outward looking professional capable of taking responsibility for, and effective leadership of, computing and technology projects and people, capable of making good decisions and improving the performance of yourself, your people, your areas of responsibility and your organisation. The programme recognises that as a computing professional you are required to develop competences in a range of specific computing techniques alongside softer skills in areas such as leadership, communication, problem solving and commercial reasoning. By successfully completing your programme you will have not only have demonstrated mastery of these skills but alongside the development of your personal practice your ability to impact on personal and organisational performance. It is the combination of these factors that will advance your personal development and enhance your career opportunities. The programme will cover the following languages: Web Technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript Object Oriented Programming languages such as Java Database and Data Analytics- SQL, MySQL, and data analytics software (e.g. Tableau, etc.)
Modules

All modules on this course are core and 20 credits unless otherwise stated.

Entry Requirements

Minimum 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent

Funding Options

PC
QANORTH
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