Computer Science MSc

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Computer Science MSc

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Master

    • Duration:

      1 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time

    • Start Date:

      01 September 2019

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      £ 5,750 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      £ 12,500

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    An MSc in Computer Science form Wrexham Glyndŵr University could be the key to unlocking a management level career within the computer, software engineering or IT departments of a wide range of organisations throughout the public, private and not for profit sectors.

    It is designed for students whose first degree was in a computing discipline and have worked in the field, but who feel they need advanced certification and a M-level degree to regain cutting edge ability and to qualify for promotions either at their current organisation or to compete for more challenging posts elsewhere.

    The program will see you exploring several specialist areas of computer science, but also learning general skills in research, the investigation of new, cutting edge technologies and the implementation and testing of novel, innovative solutions.

    You’ll develop the skills you need to supervise computer science personnel and specialists, or to work at a very advanced level.

    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 program is typically delivered over a single year at full time.

    Over two trimesters, you’ll take a total of six taught modules outlined below.

    This is a full time program, yet is typically delivered over just 2 days every week. This allows for degree work and class participation to be arranged around work, family or other commitments. You’ll attend one three hour teaching block each week per module you are taking. Each teaching block will consist of a lecture and a tutorial session.

    You’ll be exploring research methods throughout trimester 2. That is fitting, as your third trimester will consist exclusively of a Research Project and associated Dissertation. This should display what you have learned throughout the program.

    Modules Include:

    • Commercial Website Design and Development (optional)
    • Future & Emerging Technology
    • Networking Hardware and Software
    • Networking Techniques & Technologies
    • Research Methods
    • Software Development – Object Oriented Programming
    • Web and Mobile Application Development
    • Dissertation

    Learning And Teaching

    Wrexham Glyndŵr University delivers its degree programs through a mixture of different teaching and assessment methods. These will include a great deal of self-directed reading and study, e-learning and distance learning, practical skills workshops, interactive tutorials and large scale lectures.

    You will be assessed via several kinds of coursework, but most modules will feature a research or practial component. Academic skills tutors will also be available to all Wrexham students.

    Career Possibilities

    Wrexham Glyndŵr University’s MSc in Biomedical Science was created specifically to produce excellent graduate employment rates. Recent graduates have gone on to work as Teachers for 6th Form Colleges, Managers, Computing Consultants and Software developers. Others have gone on to PhD programs at Wrexham or many other fine universities.

    You can receive advice and support at the Careers Zone. Participating in the optional work placement program will increase your employability even further.

    Entry & Credit

    Successful completion will result in a full MSc degree.

    Students must typically have been awarded at least a 2:2 first degree or a great deal of relevant work experience to apply. The full list of accepted qualifications 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 6.5 overall with no component scoring less than 5.5 would qualify, for example.

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