MSc Information and Technology - Leeds Beckett University, UK


Leeds Beckett University, UK

Science and Technology

2 year(s)


The MSc Information and Technology is a program rich in a specialization that provides a transformational experience to its students, integrating the technological and business aspects of modern IT. This course is designed to address the high demands of both the private and public sector by filling the current digital skills gap and providing students with the skill set required to succeed in the industry. 

In light of this MSc Information and Technology course allows students to tailor their learning and pick the advancements and aptitudes they need to learn and specialize in their chosen area. Recent graduates and mature students will find this course beneficial. MSc Information and Technology course incorporates a wide scope of career pathways e.g. Software Engineering, Information Technology Management, Network Communications.

The course has been designed to allow for customization of modules to grant students the freedom to choose from a wide range of different subject areas. This adaptable method of learning allows students to choose their studies and match both professional goals and personal needs/objectives.

Utilizing the abilities of the faculty and the content within a variety of the modules, students will be empowered by the content of the modules, and the assortment of the modules, students will be able to expand their skills to the utmost of their abilities.

The course enables students to hone their critical thinking skills; students will establish self-direction whilst addressing problems similar to those faced in IT industry.

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Eligibility

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subject of Computing, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. 

IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. 


Curricular structure

 Pre-master course

Module Names

Core

Credits

Academic English/Study Skills

Y

10

Research Methodology

Y

10

Applied Statistics

Y

20

Management Information Systems

N

20

Total Credits

60


Level 7 MSc Information and Technology (Information Technology Management)

Semester 1

Core/Credits

Semester 2

Core/Credits

Managing Information in the Digital and Global Environment

Y (20)

Negotiated Skills Development

Y (20)

Project Management

Y (20)

Database Systems and Approaches

Y (20)

Research Practice (delivered across semester 1 and 2)

N (20)

Elective Options (Choose One)

  • Advanced Software Engineering

  • Data Analysis and Visualization

  • Simulation and Modelling

  • Eco-Engineering

  • Cloud Computing Development

N (20)

Elective Options (Choose One)

  • Software Engineering for Service Computing

  • Green Computing Strategies

  • Software and Systems

  • Critical Perspectives of Information

  • Data Warehouse Models and Approaches

  • Intelligent Systems and Robotics

  • Network and Convergence Architectures

  • Database Systems and Approaches

  • Lean and Agile Engineering

N (20)

Semester 3

Dissertation

Y (40)

Total Credits

180

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