Developed to meet the expectations required by today’s employers, MSc Computer Science will develop your computing experience to a highly advanced level.
You will develop an in-depth understanding of the topics that are defining the industry today and will gain advanced technical skills in areas such as application design, computer network security, system development and big data and cloud computing.
You will be taught in facilities that boast industry-standard software to further enhance your learning experience and skills.
In the second year, for one semester, you’ll undertake an internship, study in another country or join a research group. This valuable experience will enhance your employability and further develop your theoretical and practical skills.
This course fully meets the requirements for you register as a Chartered IT Professional and partially meets the requirement to become a Chartered Engineer.
Northumbria has a long and successful history of professional accreditation for its courses. However we continually review and improve our course content and delivery, and continued accreditation is subject to approval of those improvements by the relevant accrediting body. We anticipate that this course will be fully re-accredited by September 2016.
Who would this Course suit?
Would you like to advance your knowledge in computer science to a higher level? Do you hold a computing degree or have extensive industry experience? This two year’s master’s course could be for you.
Normally a good honours degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent, and normally in a computing-related discipline. This will normally have included study in: Programming in an Object Orientated Language, ideally Java; System Analysis and Design; Databases (including SQL), ideally Oracle or similar; Computer Operating Systems and Networks. Professional qualifications that are equivalent to an honours degree may also be acceptable.
Recipient: Northumbria University
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