About Computer Science Msc in University of Bedfordshire
This course is ideal for computing graduates who want to prepare for a general career in IT without the need to specialise at this stage.
Subjects range from data modelling, embedded systems and systems architecture to intelligent agents, equipping you to fully understand the application of computing technology in real-world situations whilst gaining the practical business skills that employers seek.
Intermediate qualifications available:
Postgraduate certificate – 60 credits at Masters level
Postgraduate diploma – 120 credits at Masters level
Why choose this course?
Study a broad range of IT disciplines including online database applications, intelligent agents, programming embedded systems, professional project management systems architecture, network systems, distributed and parallel architectures and cryptography and cryptanalysis
Explore and analyse current trends in the continually expanding area of internet technologies including wireless internet and network configurations and enjoy opportunities to work with innovative distributed environments and architectures
Develop practical and business skills necessary for a wide range of careers in IT from management to high-level web application development or system administration
Gain in-depth skills in network management and administration (allowing you to work as a Network Manager) including essential security aspects, grid-computing and fault tolerance
Benefit from developing expertise equipping you for a career as an IT Consultant, Programmer, Systems/Business Analyst, in web development/web services or in further study on an MSc by Research, MPhil or PhD.
Unit Information – What Will I Learn?
Research Methodologies and Project Management
Network Systems and Administration
Intelligent Systems and Data Mining
Distributed and Parallel Computing Technologies
MSc Project – Computer Science
How will this course enhance my career prospects?
You will gain valuable skills for a career within Computer Science as well as those relevant for the wider world of IT and business.
The unit ‘Professional Project Management’ requires you to work in a team to apply current project management methodology that embraces all of these knowledge areas in an integrated way while going through the stages of planning, execution and project control. You will work as part of a team, take responsibility and make autonomous decisions that impact on the project team performance.
To apply for a postgraduate degree (MA/MSc/MBA/LLM) at the University of Bedfordshire you should have a good honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in an appropriate subject from a recognised university or HE institution.
We will also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications or appropriate work experience
A good UK honours degree or equivalent in a computing-related subject.
Those applicants who do not have a first degree may be granted entry on the basis of their relevant work experience. Such work experience must total five years or more.
Formal English language tests accepted
The University accepts the following qualification as satisfying the English Language requirements for entry to a Bachelor or Master's degree
IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element