The MSc in Internet and Distributed Systems is a taught course oriented towards graduates from computing and related subjects who want to extend their knowledge and expertise. It provides an opportunity to acquire the more advanced skills required for a career in Internet and Intranet-based information systems.
Course Structure The course is built from eight taught modules plus one project/dissertation module. Each of the eight modules lasts for approximately four weeks and consists of a combination of lectures, tutorials, private study and a mini project. Each of the modules is designed to build upon the student's growing knowledge and skills.
The final project module involves the design, implementation and evaluation of a significant information systems solution.
Core Modules - Advanced Java with UML - Software Dependability - Advanced Principles of Distributed Computing - Enterprise and Distributed Systems - Research Methods and Professional Issues - Web Technology - Digital Imaging - Information Search for the WWW - Dissertation.