This MSc will enable students to acquire more advanced knowledge and skills in computer science, specifically computer systems engineering (embedded systems, robotics etc) whilst also providing an opportunity to broaden knowledge and skills base in management including project management. This will enable them to become more effective in their specialist roles in industry or to develop their careers towards management.
- Unrivalled location in the heart of London giving access to major libraries and leading scientific societies, including the BCS Chartered Institute for IT and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
- Equips students with advanced software engineering skills so that they are prepared to play a creative and leading role in the professional and research community.
- Develops critical awareness and appreciation of the changing role of computing in society, motivating graduates to pursue continuing professional development and further research.
- Access to speakers of international repute through seminars and external lectures, enabling students to keep abreast of emerging knowledge in advanced computing and related fields.
- One of the few one-year MSc programmes offered by Russell Group institutions that combines specialist education in Computer Systems Engineering with specialist Management education.
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- Description -
First and foremost, this programme equips students with specialist knowledge and problems solving skills in a range of computer systems engineering fields, including embedded systems, robotics systems and related areas such as security of computer systems and software engineering. There is some flexibility for students to focus on certain areas of computer systems engineering that they are particularly interested in. This component of the programme culminates in an Informatics MSc project.
The programme also prepares students to take on certain, more senior roles in industry that require specialist management knowledge and problem solving skills related to Computer Systems engineering. This component of the course is taught through three compulsory modules.
- Course purpose -
This programme aims to prepare graduates with a science or engineering background and good computer programming skills to pursue a career in Computer Systems Engineering project management, Robotics project management or a career in the IT sector at management level.
- Course format and assessment -
Lectures; tutorials; seminars; laboratory sessions; optional career planning workshops. Assessed through: coursework; written examinations; final project report.
How to apply: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/taught-courses.aspx
To study for a postgraduate degree at King’s College London
is to study at the city’s most central university and at one of the top 20 universities worldwide (2015/16 QS World Rankings). Graduates will benefit from close connections with the UK’s professional, political, legal, commercial, scientific and cultural life, while the excellent reputation of our MA and MRes programmes ensures our postgraduate alumni are highly sought after by some of the world’s most prestigious employers. We provide graduates with skills that are highly valued in business, government, academia and the professions.
Scholarships & Funding:
All current PGT offer-holders and new PGT applicants are welcome to apply for the scholarships. For more information and to learn how to apply visit: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/pg/funding/sources
Free language tuition with the Modern Language Centre:
If you are studying for any postgraduate taught degree at King’s you can take a module from a choice of over 25 languages without any additional cost. Visit: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/mlc
Bachelors degree with 2:1 honours degree (or international equivalent) in computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, electrical engineering, or a joint degree in two such subjects.Competence in a high level programming language such as Pascal, C, C++, Java, etc, to the level expected at the end of the first year of a BSc honours degree in computer science. Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements: View Website