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MSc Computing

Overview

Available for October 2019 Entry

PATHWAYS:

> IT Security & Networking
> Mobile & Web Development
> IT Management in Business

The MSc in Computing provides students with an opportunity to develop generic computing skills that can be applied in all walks of life as well as the skills and understanding needed to develop software systems.

Students will develop transferable skills in the evaluation of ideas and concepts, effective communication, synthesis of ideas and become reflective practitioners. The aims of the course are to provide an opportunity for the students to plan, undertake and evaluate a substantial computing Project; to develop the students’ critical evaluation, communication and self-management skills to a level appropriate for post-graduate students; and to encourage and enable the students to become reflective and research-aware practitioners.

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Modules

Compulsory All Pathways
• Masters Project
• Critical Analysis
• IT Project ManagementIT SECURITY & NETWORKING
Compulsory
• Digital Security
• Network Communication & RoutingOptional
• Advanced Topics in IT Security
• Network Operations & Management
• Ethical Hacking
• Wireless Networks & Communications
• Distributed Systems
• Student Initiated Module
MOBILE & WEB DEVELOPMENT
Compulsory
• Web Application Developement
• Mobile Application DevelopementOptional
• e-Marketing OR
• Digital Marketing
• Advanced Topics in User Experience
• UX Away from the Desktop
• User – Centred Sysytem Design & Evaluation
• Wireless Networks & Communications
• Agile Systems Developement
• Student Initiated ModuleIT MANAGEMENT IN BUSINESS
Compulsory
• Digital Marketing OR
• e-Marketing
• Enterprise Data ManagementOptional
• Network Operations & Management
• Information Security Management
• Student Initiated Module
• Leadership and Management
• Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
• ERP Systems
• Advanced Topics in User Experience
• Exploratory Data AnalysisECTS available here

Career Options

This course, building on the intellectual skills of a computing or technology-related degree, enhances students’ employment prospects in the IT field, and further develops the skills they obtained in their Undergraduate degree. The skills acquired can lead to a range of careers in computing specialisations that are in high demand even outside the technology sector, such as networks and IT security.

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Dr Nearchos Paspallis

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN COMPUTING AND COURSE LEADER OF BSC (HONS) COMPUTING


NPaspallis@uclan.ac.uk

+357 24694091

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Dr Josephina Antoniou

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN COMPUTING AND COURSE LEADER OF MSC COMPUTING


JAntoniou@uclan.ac.uk

+357 24694094

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Dr Eliana Stavrou

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN COMPUTING AND COURSE LEADER OF MSC CYBERSECURITY


EStavrou@uclan.ac.uk

+357 24694077

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Dr Christos Karpasitis

LECTURER AND COURSE LEADER OF BSC (HONS) WEB DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT


CKarpasitis1@uclan.ac.uk

+357 24694088

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Dr Andreas Savva

LECTURER IN COMPUTING


ASavva3@uclan.ac.uk

+357 24694034

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