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  • Study Type

    Distance learning , Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Computer Science

  • Start Date

    September, January

  • Course Duration

    1 Year Full Time, 2 Years 3 Months or 6 Months Part Time

  • Course Type

    MSc, PgDip

  • Course Fees

    Find out about fees:

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  • Last Updated

    29 March 2019

If you are from a computing background or you have a degree and a lot of skills within computing already this programme is a great way to quickly advance your skills in a highly employable range of careers in a growth area that shows no sign of stopping.

You learn all the most employable skills in these growth IT areas such as programming and web development, scripting and database design for the internet, IOT and cloud based software production, user centred design and agile practices and software engineering. All businesses are rapidly evolving to ensure that the latest thinking in website design and company databases fit together as much as possible. This is a moving feast where IT is at the heart of all that we now do in our daily life. You could be building a great ecommerce site one day and problem solving user experience the next day due to the scope of this degree.

Information Technology gives you a great range of skills if you are a natural problem solver, designer and you like a challenge. It offers you technical skills in various languages and it allows you to understand the human side at the receiving end of that technical work to give you a toolkit of experience which will make you highly sought after.

Courses listed for the programme

Semester 1

  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Web Application Development
  • Information Security
  • Database Systems and Big Data

Semester 2

  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Advanced Web Application Development
  • Fundamentals of Software Project Management
  • Enterprise Computing and Business

Semester 3

  • Project in IT

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Why study at Aberdeen?

  • This programme gives you sufficient skills and knowledge to decide which areas you want to work in after graduating
  • You learn skills which are in high demand and high growth internationally so you can work overseas
  • You can align your IT skills to a particular vocational area you have already studied or you are interested in
  • IT can be very well paid when you acquire expertise

Where you study

  • Online
  • 12 Months
  • Full Time
  • September or January start

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