Brunel University London

Brunel University London

Distributed Computing Systems Engineering

This course covers a range of essential topics related to distributed computing systems. These modules are not isolated; each one takes its place in the field in relation to others. The emphasis in the course is to build the connections between topics, enabling software engineers to achieve co-operation between distinct autonomous systems under constraints of cost and performance requirements. This course is conducted in Germany.

Entry requirements

A UK 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent overseas qualification in computer science; computer engineering; computing and information systems; electronic engineering; or a related subject. Other qualifications and relevant experience will be assessed on an individual basis. Basic programming skills are required. English language requirement: IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas); Pearson: 51 (51 in all subscores).

Course modules

Modules include: computer networks; networks security and encryption; distributed systems architecture; project and personal management; high performance computing and big data; software engineering; embedded systems engineering; intelligent systems; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through essays and reports; technical analytical reports; group reports and formal examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (England) 18 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (International) 18 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 18 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (Scotland) 18 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (Wales) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Esslingen campus Stuttgart D-70374

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