Applied Computing MAC

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Applied Computing MAC

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Master

    • Duration:

      2 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      C$ 8,550 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      C$ 9,396

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    The University of Windsor’s MAC (Master of Applied Computing) is a course based professional degree program. It is oriented heavily towards helping you find your place in this exciting, fast moving industry. It has to main areas of focus – one is the technical and coding knowledge you’ll need to create and implement the computing solutions of tomorrow, and the other is the business skills you’ll need to ensue tat the systems you create, adapt and develop answer real world business needs in a practical, profitable way.

    UWindsor’s Computer Science department offers a a perfect 100% graduate employment rate. You’ll learn in small, dedicated cohorts and experience the kind of personalised learning that only UWindsor can offer. You’ll study under staff with years of computer science and software engineering experience, as well as engaging with local businesses to apply what you’ve learned. You’ll also attend guest lectures and other special events.

    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 two years at full time.

    Term 1 Modules Include:

    • Advanced Software Engineering Topics
    • Advanced Computing Concepts
    • Managing Employees
    • Marketing
    • Finance in a Global Perspective
    • Any graduate level lecture course offered by the School of Computer Science, excluding COMP-8100 (Literature Review and Survey) and COMP-8900 (Directed Special Studies)

     Term 2 Modules Include:

    • Advanced Database Topics
    • Advanced Systems Programming
    • Managing employees
    • Marketing
    • Finance in a Global Perspective
    • Any graduate level lecture course offered by the School of Computer Science, excluding COMP-8100 (Literature Review and Survey) and COMP-8900 (Directed Special Studies)

    Term 3 Modules Include:

    • Internet Application and Distributed Systems
    • Networking and Data Security
    • Project or Internship (2 terms)

    Term 4 Modules Include:

    • Project or Internship (2 terms)

    Project or Internship Requirements

    As the capstone of this degree, you’ll be expected to deliver a software development project. This can be done under the guidance of a faculty supervisor or an industry partner, depending on yr interests and availability.

    Learning And Teaching

    UWindsor’s Master of Applied Computing is typically delivered via lectures, seminars and tutorial sessions. In addition, you’ll deliver a substantial final project or internship.

    In general, lecture classes serve to introduce new ideas and content. Similarly, the seminar sessions help you explore the lecture material more deeply. They also help you to relate it to real world situations. The tutorials let you interact directly with tutors, asking questions and gaining clear understanding.

    Career Possibilities

    UWindsor’s Applied Computing program will prepare you for either further academic work or any of a wide range of careers. Many students go on to a PhD level CS program, either at UWindsor or elsewhere. Others choose to go directly into work in their chosen industry or field of specialisation. University of Windsor CS graduates have a 100% employment rate, largely due to the aggressive recruiting conducted by business and industry.

    Entry & Credit

    Successful completion will result in a 2 year MAC degree.

    To enter Windsor University’s MAC program, you’ll need to show a 70% or better average in a relevant Baccalaureate degree, or the international equivalent. Admission is competitive.

    All classes are taught in English unless otherwise noted, and international students will also be required to show proficiency in English by scoring well on an approved test.

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