The recent growth in the desire to ‘build’ smart cities requires employees who understand the latest an emerging smart networking technologies including Cloud Computing, Virtual Networking, Data Centre Management, Internet of things (IoT), 4G/5G Mobile Networks, Mobile App Development, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), and Data and Network Security, which are creating new opportunities for business education, research and many other aspects of our daily lives.
The course aims to produce graduates with the vision, knowledge and skills to apply these latest smart networking technologies to optimise the ICT networking infrastructure for businesses to design innovative networking solutions, and to develop smart networking-enabled applications and services.
It aims to provide you with the necessary current knowledge and skills to allow you to make an immediate contribution to relevant industries and research environments. The blend of theory and practical applications in smart networking will enhance your employability.
This course is offered via block delivery. There are two entry points (October and November). This allows you to start when it is most suitable
The expertise that the University of Bedfordshire has in the related areas of smart cities, and the work it has undertaken as part of a world-leading smart city project called MK:Smart means that you will be at the forefront of developments in this exciting area.
• Wireless Embedded Systems • Information Governance and Compliance • Smart Infrastructure and Data Architecture • Research Methodologies and Project Management • MSc Project – Sensors and Smart Cities
Most units are assessed with examinations and coursework. Details can be found in the individual module specifications. Assessment is carried out according to context and purpose and recognises that you may exhibit different aptitudes in different forms of assessment:
• Most of the units require collaborative assessments that ask students to form teams and work on a selected project or research topics. However, students will be assessed individually based on their contributions to the overall work. • Oral presentations are also important assessment method in many units that require student to present the projects developed or researched outlined by the assignment specifications. • There are formal unseen written examinations for two 30 credit units. • Individual project that can formed as different ways with conjunctions with their supervisors but has to be suitable to the course scope.
Employability is understood widely as encompassing knowledge, skills and a professional attitude which your tutors expect you to display in all your units. All University of Bedfordshire courses aim to help you to be prepared for the world of work. The Careers Service is there to support you throughout the three years of your study. On the one hand, our curriculum gives you skills that are valuable for a career within Finance in particular but is also relevant for a much wider range of applications such as information analysis or decision support systems. On the other hand, the department will fully use our industry collaboration connections and resources to serve the course delivery. The collaboration industry partners include car manufactory, MK:SmartCity project and airport data security project and so on. These industry collaborations will well help students developing their real world problem solving skills and extended their employability.
The final year unit `Professional Project Management in particular requires you to work in a team so as to apply a current project management methodology that embraces all of these knowledge areas in an integrated way while going through the stages of planning, execution and project control; you will work as part of a team, take responsibility and make autonomous decisions that impact on the project team performance.
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