An MSc in Computing & Internet Systems will improve your ability to solve challenging computing-related problems arising in the context of the Internet. Delivered by the Department of Informatics, which has an enviable reputation for research-led teaching and project supervision from leading experts in their field.
- Unrivalled location in the heart of London giving access to major libraries and leading scientific societies, including the BCS Chartered Institute for IT, and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
- The programme covers a diverse range of topics ranging from information management to development of applications that support organisational and business processes.
- Develops critical awareness and appreciation of the changing role of computing in society, motivating graduates to pursure continuing professional development and further research.
- Access to speakers of international repute through seminars and external lectures, enabling students to keep abreast of emerging knowledge in advanced computing and related fields.
This programme provides students with the advanced skills to solve computational problems arising in the context of the internet. It is built around taught core modules on the internet and internet technologies such as computing networks, distributed systems, information security and database systems which are complemented by a wide range of optional modules that relate to various aspects of computing. The final part of the programme is an individual project which is closely linked with the Department's research activities.
- Course purpose -
For graduates with a substantial background in Computer Science, this programme will enhance your ability to solve a broad range of challenging computing-related problems and gain a broad introduction to aspects of the Internet. Research for your individual project will provide valuable preparation for a career in research or industry.
-Course format and assessment -
Lectures; tutorials; seminars; laboratory sessions; optional career planning workshops.
- Individual Project - Data Structures and their Implementation in C++ - Group Project - Web Infrastructure - Software Engineering of Internet Applications
Assessed through: coursework; written examinations; final project report.
Via the Department’s Careers Programme, students are able to network with top employers and obtain advice on how to enhance career prospects. Our graduates have gone on to have very successful careers in industry and research. Our graduates are working in general software consultancy companies, specialised software development companies and the IT departments of large institutions (financial, telecommunications and public sector). Recent employers include Logica and Inteliscape. Other graduates have entered into the field of academic and industrial research in areas such as software engineering and computer networks.
To study for a postgraduate degree at King’s College London is to study at the city’s most central university and at one of the top 20 universities worldwide (2015/16 QS World Rankings). Graduates will benefit from close connections with the UK’s professional, political, legal, commercial, scientific and cultural life, while the excellent reputation of our MA and MRes programmes ensures our postgraduate alumni are highly sought after by some of the world’s most prestigious employers. We provide graduates with skills that are highly valued in business, government, academia and the professions.