Durham University

Durham University

Internet Systems and E-Business

The MSc in Internet Systems and e-Business is a taught programme aimed at all graduates who want to train in modern computing. It provides an opportunity to acquire the skills required to pursue a career in Internet-based information systems. The programme is also suitable for those who have been in industry or other employment, possibly involving increasing recent work with IT, and now want to improve their career by means of formal training and a recognised qualification. The programme starts with an introduction to programming and then covers key details of software engineering and Internet technology.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (or equivalent) 2.1, plus receipt of two satisfactory references.

Course modules

Seven taught modules and then a dissertation module of approximately two months over the summer.

Core Modules:
Object-Oriented Programming in Java and UML,
Software Engineering for the Internet,
Distributed Computing,
Enterprise and Distributed Systems,
Research Methods and Professional Issues,
Web Technology,
Digital Imaging,
Dissertation.

Assessment methods

A major individual research project is undertaken during the course under the guidance of an appropriate staff supervisor. This provides an open-ended challenge to each individual student. Regular meetings are held with the supervisor to discuss project progress and planning issues. At the end of the project you are required to submit a dissertation documenting your project work.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2017 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2017 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2017 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2017 GBP 20,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2017 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2017 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2017 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Durham University Durham DH1 3LG North East

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Engineering and Computing Sciences
Telephone number: 
0191 334 1700