London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Computing and Information Systems

This course will enable you to pursue a career in an industry related to developing complex information systems, processing of enterprise data and controlling business processes to guarantee usability, security, manageability and quality of information services according to the modern standards of the cyber age. The focus of the course is on the three recent movements within the IT industry - Cloud Computing, Big Data and Internet of Things. The course will be based in the substantial use of industrial scale operating systems, development tools and software technologies for data, system and service development integration and control - Linux and Windows operating systems, Oracle database, Hadoop distributed file system, Java Enterprise and Python programming. It will also make use of highly sophisticated services provided by giants like Google and Amazon, as well as new technologies for integration of embedded devices such as Arduino and Raspberry. By the end of the course you'll be prepared and trained for positions within the financial, retail and entertainment sectors.

Entry requirements

You will be required to have a lower second class honours (2:2) UK undergraduate degree or equivalent in computer science, computing, information technology or a related field. Working knowledge of one programming language is sufficient to follow the course but knowledge of an object-oriented programming language is advantageous. Applicants with relevant professional experience will also be considered. All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Core modules include: Information Systems Development, Enterprise Software Components Development, Information Security, Datawarehosing and Big Data Management, Cloud Computing and Internet of Things, and a dissertation project. You will also choose one optional module from: Mobile Applications Design and Development, Cybercrime and Security, and Data Analysis and Visualisation.

Assessment methods

A range of assessment methods is employed throughout the course, including case study reports and presentations, computer laboratory workshops, individual and group coursework, unseen examinations, in-class tests and individual vivas. The method of assessment for each module is clearly described in the individual module guide which is made available to you at the start of the semester

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,965 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,965 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,965 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,965 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,965 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,965 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time day and evening September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time day and evening September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (Channel Islands) 2 years
MSc Part-time day and evening September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time day and evening September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time day and evening September 2016 GBP 1,300 per Credit (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time day and evening September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time day and evening September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time day and evening January 2017 GBP 1,350 per Credit (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time day and evening January 2017 GBP 885 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time day and evening January 2017 GBP 885 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time day and evening January 2017 GBP 885 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time day and evening January 2017 GBP 885 per Credit (Channel Islands) 2 years
MSc Part-time day and evening January 2017 GBP 885 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time day and evening January 2017 GBP 885 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,150 per Credit (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time day and evening September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (Channel Islands) 2 years
MSc Part-time day and evening September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time day and evening September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time day and evening September 2017 GBP 1,350 per Credit (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time day and evening September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time day and evening September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time day and evening September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Holloway Islington N7 8DB South East

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