M.Sc. Information Technology

University of Derby

Tuition fee: Not specified
Start date: September  2014, January  2015
Languages:
  • English
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Delivery mode: Blended
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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Why choose this course?

* You'll learn theoretical and practical skills of applying prepares you to tackle work-based challenges and use IT practically and intelligently. Our modern facilities create a great environment to learn and experiment, and you will be guided by our expert staff to find solutions to existing and emerging issues in the industry.

We use our links with local, national and multi-national organisations to shape the programme of learning to suit what they will demand from you as an employee. You will also be encouraged to tailor the programme to fit you - there may be a specific expertise that you want to develop.

You will encounter a wide range of topics including:

* advanced databases
* web application design and modelling
* IT project management
* enterprise security management
* ethical, moral and social issues
* information technology governance and compliance
* advanced network routing
* mobile and wireless networking
* advanced concepts in secure systems.

Towards the end of the programme you will develop a substantive project to demonstrate your advanced professional status. You will be supported with a personal supervisor, who will help you manage your project to successful completion. This project may be work-based if you are a part time student, or you may choose to exploit this opportunity to enhance and develop your career prospects.

This course is made up of three stages - Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and MSc.

On completion of four modules you will achieve the Postgraduate Certificate. On completion of eight modules you will achieve the Postgraduate Diploma. On completion of the final Independent Scholarship you will be awarded your MSc.

* Advanced Databases
* Enterprise Security Management
* Ethical, Moral and Social Issues
* IT Governance and Compliance
* IT Project Management
* Independent Scholarship (quadruple module)
* Mobile and Wireless Networking
* Studying at Masters Level and Research Methods
* Web Application Design and Modelling

Contents

This course is made up of three stages - Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and MSc.

On completion of four modules you will achieve the Postgraduate Certificate. On completion of eight modules you will achieve the Postgraduate Diploma. On completion of the final Independent Scholarship you will be awarded your MSc.

* Advanced Databases
* Enterprise Security Management
* Ethical, Moral and Social Issues
* IT Governance and Compliance
* IT Project Management
* Independent Scholarship (quadruple module)
* Mobile and Wireless Networking
* Studying at Masters Level and Research Methods
* Web Application Design and Modelling

For full module descriptions and assessment information.

Requirements

* You will need an honours degree or equivalent qualifications or experience in a computing discipline.
* If English is not your first language you'll also require a proficiency in English (IELTS 6.0-6.5/TOEFL 550-575 [PC213-232])
* If your degree is not in computing you can still study this MSc, but you'll need to take our University Diploma in Computing first.

We have a flexible policy so if you have extensive experience in computing we may take this as evidence of your capability instead of the formal qualifications.

English Language Requirements

CAE score: (read more)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

60 (Grade C)

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