Web applications are continuing to revolutionise the way modern enterprises conduct their business, both internally and externally.
Our School is a community of scholars leading the way in technological research and development. Today’s computer scientists are creative people who are focused and committed, yet restless and experimental. We are home to many of the world’s top scientists, and our work is driven by creativity and imagination as well as technical excellence.
We are ranked Top 10 in the UK in the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities, with more than two-thirds of our research rated ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent (REF 2014).
This course is also available on a part-time basis.
This degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).This accreditation is increasingly sought by employers, and provides the first stage towards eventual professional registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).
Our expert staff Our research covers a range of topics, from brain-computer interfaces, human language understanding and technology, intelligent and adaptive systems, information and data analysis, robotics and embedded systems, to future networks, optoelectronics and radio frequency and signal processing foundations, with many of our research groups based around laboratories offering world-class facilities.
Our impressive external research funding stands at over £4 million and we participate in a number of EU initiatives and undertake projects under contract to many outside bodies, including government and industrial organisations.
In recent years we have attracted many highly active research staff and we are conducting world-leading research in areas such as evolutionary computation, brain-computer interfacing, intelligent inhabited environments and financial forecasting.
We are one of the largest and best resourced computer science and electronic engineering schools in the UK. Our work is supported by extensive networked computer facilities and software aids, together with a wide range of test and instrumentation equipment. -We have six laboratories that are exclusively for computer science and electronic engineering students. Three are open 24/7, and you have free access to the labs except when there is a scheduled practical class in progress -All computers run either Windows 7 or are dual boot with Linux -Software includes Java, C++, Perl, MySQL, Matlab, Microsoft Office, Visual Studio, and Project -Students have access to CAD tools and simulators for chip design (Xilinx) and computer networks (OPNET) -We also have specialist facilities for research into areas including non-invasive brain-computer interfaces, intelligent environments, robotics, optoelectronics, video, RF and MW, printed circuit milling, and semiconductors
Graduates of our MSc Advanced Web Engineering can work in a wide range of web-application and commerce-related companies.
Our recent graduates have progressed to a variety of senior positions in industry and academia. Some of the companies and organisations where our former graduates are now employed include: -Electronic Data Systems -Pfizer Pharmaceuticals -Bank of Mexico -Visa International -Hyperknowledge (Cambridge) -Hellenic Air Force -ICSS (Beijing) -United Microelectronic Corporation (Taiwan)
We also work with the university’s Employability and Careers Centre to help you find out about further work experience, internships, placements, and voluntary opportunities.
Postgraduate study is the chance to take your education to the next level. The combination of compulsory and optional modules means our courses help you develop extensive knowledge in your chosen discipline, whilst providing plenty of freedom to pursue your own interests. Our research-led teaching is continually evolving to address the latest challenges and breakthroughs in the field, therefore to ensure your course is as relevant and up-to-date as possible your core module structure may be subject to change.
MSc Web Engineering -MSc Project and Dissertation -Advanced Web Technologies -E-Commerce Programming -Group Project -Mobile & Social Application Programming -Professional Practice and Research Methodology -Cloud Technologies and Systems (optional) -Computer Security (optional) -Creating and Growing a New Business Venture (optional) -High Performance Computing (optional) -Natural Language Engineering (optional) -Text Analytics (optional)