/MSc Information Technology

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Provided by: UWE

Course Area: South West

Course Code: G56A12

Course Type: Masters (taught)

Start date: 09/09/2020

End date: 30/07/2021

Subjects: Information Technology, Networks and Security, Project

Price: £6,000 to £10,000

Delivery Method: Face to face

Course overview

Designed to help you become a qualified information technologist with highly sought-after skills and knowledge that apply to a wide range of private and public sector organisations’ needs.

 

Upon graduation, you will be able to critically evaluate developments and new applications of information and communication technology systems, and relate them to the roles and uses of IT in different business settings. You will also have an enhanced understanding of system problems and how to choose the right methods and approaches to develop systems. From engaging in primary research for the dissertation and studying relevant literature, you will learn to recognise what constitutes suitable research questions or hypotheses and the appropriate perspectives for analysis.

Who is this course for

There is a growing need for creative IT graduates who can work with an ever-widening range of technologies and can meet organisational needs in business, education and health. This newly designed course is designed for people wishing to learn how to tackle the challenges of technology in modern business and society, head on.

 

What will I learn

Core subjects

 

  • Strategy and Governance in IT
  • Project Management
  • Information Security
  • Digital Design and Development
  • Group Software Development Project

 

Optional

 

  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Data Management
  • Designing The User Experience
  • Cloud Computing
  • Linked, Open Data and The Internet of Things
  • Machine Learning And Predictive Analytics
  • Social Media And Web Science
  • Big Data

 

You can also choose to complete either a research-focused Masters Dissertation or a Dissertation by Research and Development that includes the development of a software product (60 credits).

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