This award is aimed at graduates of Computing-related degrees who want to develop the key skills needed to create applications for phones, tablets, and other mobile devices. As well as downloadable applications for the consumer market, you will learn to create mobile clients for larger computer systems. This is a part-time, distance learning award - you can also study Mobile Device Application Development full-time on campus.
You need to be an experienced programmer before you start. Core modules on the award will teach you the programming and software engineering skills needed to develop and publish applications on three of the most popular mobile platforms: Android (Java), iOS (Objective-C) and Windows Phone (C#).
You will also study the design aspects of mobile systems, from user interface design to the design of enterprise systems which incorporate mobility. You will undertake an MSc dissertation which will involve researching and demonstrating advanced techniques in mobile application development.
Core modules -Enterprise Mobility -Android Application Development -Advanced Android Application Development -Location Aware Mobile Application Development -Application Development for iOS Devices -Professional Development -Research Methods -MSc Dissertation -Plus one option from a selection of Masters-level Computing modules