Big data is of growing importance in businesses and society in general. A skills shortage in this area means companies are willing to pay high salaries for the right skill set (The Guardian Career Choices).

Opportunities for graduates exist in a range of industries such as finance, films and games, pharmaceuticals, health care, consumer products and public services. Our MSc Advanced Computer Science with Big Data? gives you the skill set needed.

Study Details:

MSc 12 months full-time

Module Details:

Compulsory modules: Personal study; research methods; dissertation. Optional modules: Software architecture and design; designing usable systems; distribute information systems; mobile software and applications; distributed information systems; information systems architecture; computer security; information retrieval and access; business analytics; computer security; designing usable systems; distributed information systems; embedded systems; mobile software and applications. Diploma and MSc students follow the same taught courses for the first two semesters. MSc students also undertake an individual research dissertation on an approved topic.

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Entry Requirements

minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent in computer science or another numerate discipline (e.g. mathematics, physics, engineering)
some programming or database experience is normally a requirement
other disciplines who have significant programming experience should contact us to discuss applying for this course

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