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    Full time available

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  • Course Duration

    2 years

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  • Last Updated

    01 August 2019

About this course

The MSc (sandwich) Sensors, Data and Management is an innovative programme designed to be an interface between the University and Industry.

  • Follow this application-led curriculum, designed in line with advice from industrial partners, which emphasises an understanding of the concepts and theories that underpin the theory, as well as its practical application within the real-world
  • Enjoy high quality teaching, supported by practical laboratory and group activities, with state-of-the-art hardware and software facilities and excellent technical support
  • Look forward to a work placement* in your second year of study. The 30 plus week placement and writing of your dissertation will run in tandem between June and May. Your will submit your dissertation in the 3rd week of May

Industrial organisations in different sectors have identified a gap in the market and the need for Engineers with good leadership and interpersonal skills in addition to their technical ability. 

Year 1 will be spent studying at LJMU. Year 2 is a paid industrial placement. Placements are not guaranteed and will be subject to interviews with employers.

This programme aims to be an interface between University and industry, by providing appropriate training to our students, in interpersonal and leadership skills, in addition to the traditional technical skills explored in the modules and industrial placement. 

The programme offers a fast route to charter status for local students while providing real industrial exposure for international students through its technical and interpersonal related courses, and the industrial placement opportunity. 

Please note: Industrial placements are not guaranteed and are subject to interview. Please more information.

Course modules

Discover the building blocks of your programme

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning.

Core Modules

  • Industrial Context and Relationship (20 credits)
  • Advanced Programming (20 credits)
  • Sensor Networks and Data Analytics (20 credits)
  • Modelling and Simulation (20 credits)
  • MSc Dissertation (60 credits)
  • Research Skills (10 credits)
  • Professional and Leadership Skills (10 credits)
  • Optional Modules
  • Big Data Analysis (20 credits)
  • Advanced UAV Technology and Operations (20 credits)
  • Project Management Fundamentals (20 credits)
  • Strategic Project Environment (20 credits)

Visit the Sensors, Data and Management page on the Liverpool John Moores University website for more details!




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