Glyndwr University

MSc Computing

This programme is primarily designed to provide an opportunity for postgraduate study for those whose first degree is not in computing or for those whose degree in Computing was awarded some years ago. Graduates with some previous industrial experience in the computer field can also broaden their horizons through this MSc programme, by gaining a sound knowledge of the theoretical basis and practical applications of computing. Students exiting the programme are equipped with knowledge of theoretical, academic, evaluative, and vocational expertise. Students will develop their critical thinking skills and their ability to have the foresight to deal with the increasingly challenging and changing nature of the field. The programme is designed to provide the skills to meet industrial and commercial needs, and enable students to practice as computing and IT professionals

Why choose this course?

  • The course will help you to develop integral industry-relevant expertise to become an agile and adaptable computing specialist.
  • It includes a variety of teaching methods which will equip you with the core knowledge to become an effective practitioner in the computing industry.
  • You will be supported and guided by experienced staff, who will give you a rigorous insight into computer programming and database systems.

Entry Requirements

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in  relevant subject
  • IELTS 6.5 (with no individual skill score below 6.0) 2 years before the course start date.
  • AS / A Level English Language and/or Literature Grade C

Career Prospects

Successful completion of the course enables you to put greater focus on your future career in the field of computing. You will have the knowledge and competence necessary to continue to develop professionally in the workplace, or you might take the opportunity to progress to a higher-level academic investigation.

Career opportunities after completing MSc Computing

  • Application analyst.
  • Applications developer.
  • Cyber security analyst.
  • Data analyst.
  • Forensic computer analyst.
  • Game designer.
  • Games developer.
  • Machine learning engineer.

Course Details

Modules

Postgraduate Study & Research Methods
Networking Hardware and Software
Security and Risk Management
Database Systems and Analytics
Software Development - Object-Oriented Programming
Technological Horizon-Scanning
Dissertation

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