Applied Computing MSc

University of Buckingham
Length: 1 year
Study pace: Full time/part time
Education level: Master Degree
Location: Buckingham
Language: English

Description of Applied Computing MSc

The Applied Computing Masters degree trains first-degree holders in computing-related areas into specialists in selected areas of IT and computing.

The programme offers students opportunities for in-depth study in secure mobile and wireless communication systems, biometrics and authentication, data mining and knowledge discovery, and Software Project Management techniques and applications.

The programme is carefully designed to suit the varied needs of different students from different backgrounds and with different career objectives, in the IT fields.

Courses in Applied Computing include:

  • Applied Imaging Techniques
  • Applied Techniques of Data Mining
  • Database Systems
  • Information Security in Communications
  • Mobile and Wireless Communications
  • Programming (Crash course)
  • Project
  • Research Methods
  • Web Technologies and Applications

    Graduates of Applied Computing MSc will be capable of understanding a range of modern computing technologies; apply these technologies in practice; describe the roles that modern computing technologies have in many areas of application and demonstrate the value of state-of-the-art development in one specific technology and its applications.

      Admission requirements

      Students wishing to study the Applied Computing MSc degree must meet the following requirements:

      • First or Second class honours degree in Computing
      • English profficiency - IELTS of 6.0 or TOEFL of 213

      This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:

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