Advanced Computer Systems Development MSc

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Advanced Computer Systems Development MSc

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Master

    • Duration:

      1 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time/Part Time

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      £ 5,500 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      £ 14,600

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    An MSc, PgDip or PgCert in  Advanced Computer Systems Development from the University of the West of Scotland is the perfect follow-on from a BSc in Computing from UWS, or a similar undergraduate degree from any of the world’s fine universities. It will focus on improving your skill with system integration, software development and working with the very latest digital technologies generally. 

    You’ll learn to work on an advanced level with Android SDK, Java Multi-Platform, MS BizTalk, IBM Websphere, NoSQL, Oracle, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and UML, using these and all the other tools at your disposal to understand a client’s need and provide the IT solutions that will help their business thrive.

    This MSc, PgDip and PgCert program is recognised by the BPS (British Computer Society), and meets many of the educational requirements for professional status as a CTIP (Chartered Information Technology Professional). This is a highly sought-after professional qualification, and pursuing it would  greatly improve your employability for the highest level roles in the industry.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    Course Outline

    This degree program is typically delivered over a single year to 18 months at full time, or over up to two years at part time.

    Modules Include:

    • Database Applications for Business
    • Decision Support Systems
    • Ethics for the IT Professional
    • Intelligent Systems
    • Interactive Design for Smart Devices
    • Managing Projects and Security
    • Mobile Business Technology and Design
    • Mobile Networks and Smartphone Applications
    • MSc Project Dissertation
    • NoSQL Database
    • Oracle Database Development
    • Research Design and Methods
    • Service Oriented Development

    Completing 60 credits of ‘core’ modules as well as 60 credits of ‘optional’ modules and the dissertation requirement will earn you the MSc degree in full.

    In addition, you have the option of exiting with a PgDip (Postgraduate Diploma) in one of the four specialties after completing 120 credits worth of modules but not the final Dissertation requirement.

    Lastly, you may exit with a PgCert (Postgraduate Certificate) in advanced practice after completing only 60 credits of core modules.

    Learning & Teaching

    UWS’s teaching methods vary depending on the subject matter being presented. These typically include lectures, skills workshops and interactive tutorials at a minimum. You’ll also experience guided laboratory work and do a great deal of reading, study and revision, either individually or in small groups. You will also do a great deal of practical project work in the university’s computer labs. This program is chiefly assessed via written examinations, coursework and assignments.

    Career Possiblities

    The University of the West of Scotland’s MSc, PgDip or PgCert in Advanced Computer Systems Development prepares you for a range of challenging and rewarding careers in a wide range of different industries. Recent graduates have taken on roles such as Academic Researcher, Teacher, IT Consultant, Software quality Assurance Analyst, Website Manager, Database Administrator, Database Developer, Software Development Manager, Software Architect and Software Engineer at organisations like J P Morgan, Oracle, IBM and RBS.

    Entry Credit

    Successful completion will result in a PgCert, PgDip or MSc degree.

    Applicants must typically have earned a 2nd class honours degree in a relevant subject, or the international equivalent. The full list of qualifications which are accepted can be found here.

    All classes are taught in English, and international students will be required to show proficiency in English by scoring well on an approved test. An IELTS score of 6.0 overall and no section below 5.5 would qualify, for example.

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