This MSc can lead to a career such as a project manager, software engineer or developer of large-scale systems.
Why choose this course?
All our one year full time Computer Science Masters programmes are available with an optional one year industry placement. The 'with placement' programmes give you additional industrial experience by applying the skills you have learned throughout your studies.
They offer you the opportunity to work for one year in a highly professional and stimulating environment. You will be a full time employee in a company earning a salary and will learn new skills that can't be taught at University. During the placement, you will be able to gain further insight into industrial practice that you can take forward into your individual project.
We will provide excellent academic and personal support during both your academic and placement periods together with comprehensive careers guidance from our very experienced dedicated Careers and Placements Service.
Although the responsibility for finding a placement is with you, our Careers and Placements Service maintains a wide variety of employers who offer placement opportunities and organise special training sessions to help you secure a placement, from job application to the interview. Optional one-to-one consultations are also available.
-This MSc is one of a range of advanced courses within our postgraduate masters programme in Computer Science, this particular course provides you with a specialism in software engineering. -You will develop knowledge and skills in the models, methodologies, measures and tools that can be employed in software development considered as an engineering discipline. -You will be taught by a highly-regarded and long-established computer science department with strong links to business. -Half the research outputs in Computer Science at the University of Hertfordshire have been rated at world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.
"After completing my BSc Computer Science, I decided to undertake a MSc course. This allowed me to gain a specialist degree in my field of interest. The University has a strong background in Computer Science and excellent facilities where student scan work on their projects."
MSc Distributed Systems and Networks University of Hertfordshire School of Computer Science
A recent, good bachelors degree (e.g. honours degree from the UK) or equivalent in Computer Science or closely-related subject. Plus IELTS 6.0 if your first language is not English. Applicants who do not wholly meet these requirements, but who are considered to have the professional experience, motivation or potential to succeed at the programme, may also be accepted.
Recipient: University of Hertfordshire
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