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School of Mathematical and Inforamtion Sciences (MIS)

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School of Mathematical and Inforamtion Sciences (MIS)

    School of Mathematical and Inforamtion Sciences

    (MIS)

POSTGRADUATE STUDY - COURSE LIST

    Postgraduate courses

    Information Systems

Computing MSc/PgD • This is a course for graduates with non-computing

    backgrounds. You can choose from a wide range of topics

    without having to specialise in any particular area of the

    subject.

    Information Technology for • Information Technology for Management is designed for Management MSc/PgD graduates from non-computing backgrounds. It will equip you

    with the knowledge and skills needed for a career in the

    rapidly expanding field of Information Technology.

    E-Commerce MSc/PgD • This MSc in E-Commerce focuses directly on the current

    thrust of IS/IT work. The course is available to computing

    graduates as well as, in a slightly different form, to graduates

    from a non-computing background.

    [Frequently Asked Questions about this course]

    Computer and Software Engineering

    Computer Science MSc/PgD • The MSc Computer Science is a one year full time

    postgraduate course designed to augment and expand the

    knowledge and skills of Computer Science and Information

    Technology graduates.

    Software Development MSc/PgD • The aim of this course is to prepare graduates for leading

    roles in the software industry and is aimed at those with no

    previous computing or programming experience.

    Information Management

    Master of Business Administration • This course has been designed for those who wish to develop (Information Technology) MBA their knowledge of the management of information systems

    and information technology provision in business

    organisations.

    [Frequently Asked Questions about this course]

    Systems and Control

Control Engineering MSc/PgD • This course can be completed by either full-time or part-time

    study. It aims to develop your theoretical and practical

    expertise in the analysis and design of control systems.

    Informatics and Control MSc/PgD • This is a course for graduates in engineering, physical

    science or a computer science discipline with a strong

    mathematical content.

    Modelling Simulation and Control • This course brings together the disciplines of modelling of MSc/PgD engineering systems and design via simulation of effective

    control systems.

    MSc by research

Software Engineering MSc by research • An MSc by research may be studied full-time or part-time.

    The admissions requirements for these courses vary, so see the Information Systems MSc by research information on particular courses for details. Control Theory and Applications MSc • The MSc by research courses differ from the more by research conventional MSc in that there is a greater emphasis on the Biomedical Computing MSc by research project than on the taught element of the course. research They are usually a one-year course taken full-time, or an

    equivalent period taken part-time but see the individual course Applied Mathematics MSc by research

    details as there are differences.

    • It is also possible to join one of our research teams, full-time

    or part-time, to study for an MPhil or PhD degree.

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UNDERGRADUATE STUDY

    COMPUTING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - LIST OF COURSES

    Computing and IT courses

    Computing

    UCAS code

    G400 Computer Science BSc • The aim of this course is to produce graduates who have

    developed a wide range of skills in the analysis, design, G401 Computer Science BSc specification, implementation and documentation of (Four-year programme with computer and software systems. Foundation year) • If you lack the standard entry qualifications a

    Foundation Year can form an integral part of this

    programme.

    G402 Computer Systems BSc • The architecture, operation and performance of

    computers and their functional units are studied in this

    course, concentrating on the interaction of hardware and

    system level software.

    G600 Software Engineering BSc • In this course engineering principles and formal methods

    are applied to the specification and design of software for

    large scale and safety critical software systems.

    G460 Business Computing BA • This course is concerned with the role and potential of

    new technology, software systems and databases in

    providing information support to industrial and

    commercial organisations.

    G430 Network Computing BSc • This course will provide a broad framework enabling

    G431 Network Computing (2+2) you to explore the technology, applications and (HND 034G) Scheme HND/BSc management issues associated with computing in a

    network environment.

    • The (2+2) scheme offers a two year HND course with

    the four-year degree option. Or you can progress to the

    Foundation degree after completing the HND.

    G420 Network Computing

    (HND 034G) HND/FdSc

G404 Computing BSc • The Computing course is designed to be wide ranging,

    allowing you to select and explore a range of topics in G403 Computing (2+2) Scheme information systems, software development, computer (HND 104G) HND/BSc structure and information technology. Having mastered

    the core material you are able to construct your own

    programme to suit your interests.

    • The (2+2) scheme offers a two year HND course with

    the four-year degree option. Or you can progress to the

    Foundation degree after completing the HND.

    G406 Computing HND/FdSc

    (HND 104G)

    GL41 Computing and Economics • Joint courses are designed to allow specialisation in two

    BSc distinct disciplines, both studied in depth. In Computing

    and Economics you can combine your understanding of

    software and information systems with a knowledge of

    macro and microeconomics, business finance or

    investment portfolio analysis.

    GH46 Computer and Control • There is a growing need for graduates with knowledge

    Systems BSc/BEng and skills in computer based control systems, together

    with a sound understanding of the underlying

    mathematical theory and an awareness of the various

    computer system support tools.

    GG14 Mathematics and Computing • These are all three year courses with a sandwich option.

    BSc They are designed to give breadth of experience, perhaps

    from a different starting point, in areas of the G140 Mathematical Sciences BSc mathematical sciences. There is a wide range of options G901 Mathematical Sciences BSc available. Graduates should find ready employment (Four-year programme wherever quantitative and IT skills are required, for including Foundation year) example in business and commerce.

    • If you lack the standard entry qualifications a

    Foundation Year can form an integral part of these

    programmes.

    Information Technology

    GN4D E-Commerce BSc • These courses aim to provide you with knowledge and

    practical skills in the use of e-commerce technology, G5ND E-Commerce with Business together with an awareness of its implications for business BA operations. G5N2 E-Commerce with Marketing

    BA

    G590 E-Commerce with

    Information Technology BSc

    G5G4 E-Commerce with

    Computing BSc

    GN51 Business Information • A wide range of opportunities exist for business

    Technology BA professionals who have a knowledge of marketing,

    accounting or personnel management and who understand G5N4 Business Information how information technology can help them carry out these Technology with Accounting business functions. These 'hybrid managers' play an BA important role in small and medium size companies. G5N5 Business Information Increasingly, managers are also sought who are capable of Technology with Marketing coordinating and implementing an IT strategy across a BA company, providing support to all these business G5N6 Business Information functions and developing information services as a Technology with Human corporate resource. Effective IS/IT management is a key Resource Management BA aspect of any successful business organisation.

    • By choosing an area of specialisation you can develop a G4N2 Business Information

    skill in business finance through a knowledge of financial Technology with

    and management accounting, conduct marketing research International Business BA

    and develop marketing strategies for business G561 Business Information organisations, control and monitor materials management (HND 15NG) Technology (2+2 Scheme) and production systems in industry, provide support for HND/BA personal management and manpower planning or NG15 Business Information understand the role of IT in the travel and hospitality (HND 15NG) Technology HND/FdA industry on a global scale. GNM1 Business Information • The four year pathway of the HND/BA (2+2 scheme) Technology BA (Four-year provides graduate status together with the flexibility programme with Foundation offered by the interim award of a BTEC diploma. year) Alternatively you may progress to the work-based

    Foundation degree after successful completion of the

    HND.

    • If you lack the standard entry qualifications a

    Foundation Year can form an integral part of these

    programmes.

    • The International Foundation Year enables you to

    combine an introduction to business and information

    technology with the study of business English and

    communication skills before progressing on to one of the

    BIT programmes listed above.

    GNN1 International Foundation

    Year in Business and

    Information Technology BA

    GM51 Information Technology and • The aim of this course is to give you an understanding of

    Law BA legal principles and topics on law, e.g. contract and tort,

    crime, public or European law, as well as skills in using

    databases and the internet.

    Multimedia

    P300 Multimedia Computing BA • The aim of this course is to develop creativity using

    techniques of graphic design together with a knowledge of

    G450 Multimedia Computing the role and influence of computers in contemporary

    (HND 054G) HND/FdA society. Modern computing techniques are used to

    develop web sites, marketing presentations and

    educational software.

    • The four year pathway of the HND/BA (2+2 scheme)

    provides graduate status together with the flexibility

    offered by the interim award of a BTEC diploma.

    Alternatively you may progress to the work-based

    Foundation degree after successful completion of the

    HND.

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