This programme is for graduates of computer science or computer engineering who wish to develop a specialism in computer systems and advanced software engineering. The programme has particular emphasis on embedded hardware and distributed software systems. The individual project enables students to tailor a particular specialism to their own careers. As well as professional, analytical and management skills, students gain technical skills and knowledge at an advanced level.
The School seeks to make the postgraduate experience both challenging and rewarding and, by working closely with industry, strives to ensure the industrial relevance of its programmes.
The aims of the programme are:
To provide students with an enhanced base of knowledge in current and reflective practice necessary to support a career in computer systems and software engineering at advanced professional level To provide students with enhanced specialist knowledge in the area of computer systems and software engineering which build upon studies at the undergraduate level To develop an extensive insight into industrial applications and requirements of computer systems and software engineering To develop a comprehensive knowledge of ICT tools and techniques used in computer systems and software engineering.
Our Fast Forward Master's Scholarship will provide £5000 support which can be taken either as a discount from the normal fee or a cash bursary.Up to 80 scholarships will be available across the university.Criteria and who can apply?- Final year University of Greenwich home undergraduates (subject to a simple financial means threshold details below) who are predicted to achieve a First or Upper Second class degree. Offers for the Scholarship scheme will be made conditional upon achievement of that degree outcome.- Available for part time programmes. Part time fees will be split across the first two years of study.- Students will need to have a declared household income of £40,000 or less, and will be asked to demonstrate this by providing certain information as requested by the university.- Students funded by Student Finance England (SFE) will need to ensure that SFE have "consent to share" their household income assessment with the university.- Students who receive funding from Student Finance Services European Team, Student Finance Wales, Student Finance Northern Ireland or the Student Awards Agency for Scotland will be asked to by the University to provide documents from their funding provider to verify their household income.- Fees will be subject to a 5% prompt payment discount if paid in full by the end of September 2016. Other fee waivers (for example the Alumni and First Class Honours waivers) will not be payable in addition to Fast Forward Master's Scholarships.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Final year University of Greenwich home undergraduates (subject to a simple financial means threshold details below) who are predicted to achieve a First or Upper Second class degree. Offers for the Scholarship scheme will be made conditional upon achievement of that degree outcome.
Before applying for this scheme you must first make an application for an eligible University of Greenwich Master's programme.Applications for Fast Forward Master's Scholarships will be addressed to check whether:- They meet the eligibility tests as summarised above and as set out more fully in the self-check eligibility test (see below)- They are predicted to achieve a First or Upper Second class degree.Those applications which pass this assessment will result in scholarship offers, on a first come/ first serve basis. These offers will be conditional on the achievement of a first or upper second class degree.
Applicants should have:A good degree (at least a 2.2) in computer science, computer engineering or a related discipline.• Students educated in a language other than English should have an IELTS score of 6.0 or above with no skill less than 5.5.• Candidates without a first degree but with vocational and/or professional qualifications and/or experience (e.g. chartered engineer status) are considered on an individual basis.
Recipient: University of Greenwich
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