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  • Study Type

    Distance learning & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Computer Science

  • Start Date

    September, January

  • Course Duration

    5 months, 27 months, 30 months

  • Course Type


  • Course 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 that show no signs of stopping within IT.

Delivered online you learn all the most employable skills 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. You could be building a great ecommerce site one day and problem solving user experience the next day with 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. Further careers include UX research and design and human interaction within design.

This programme is ideal for you if you have a busy life as you can study from anywhere in the world and fit it around your existing commitments. You may also be interested in this degree if you have a basic level of computer literacy as a conversion programme.

Courses listed for the programme

Semester 1

  • Database Systems and Big Data
  • Web Applications Development (Distance Learning)
  • Advanced Web Applications
  • Fundamentals of Software Project Management

Semester 2

  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Information Security
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Enterprise Computing and Business

Semester 3

  • Project in Information Technology

Find out more detail by visiting the programme web page

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Why study at Aberdeen?

  • IT is still a very high growth employment area which is constantly evolving and changing as new technology becomes available
  • You are employable internationally and you could consider combining IT with your interest areas and chosen subjects
  • You learn a great many skills for a lot of different professions so you have very employable
  • Learning online gives you the chance to study an advanced degree and fit it around your work commitments - great if you are a career changer, lone parent, working away, or you don't work a 9-5

Where you study

  • Online - anywhere
  • September or January
  • 12 months, 27 months or 30 months

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