London South Bank University

London South Bank University

Internet and Database Systems

This MSc Internet Database Systems teaches you to develop bespoke information systems using internet and database technologies, while critically evaluating the technical, security and privacy issues surrounding their deployment and on-going maintenance. Distinctive features of the course: * The course is designed for both computing and non-computing graduates wishing to pursue a career in the IT industry deploying and maintaining Database or Internet technologies. * The course provides a balance between database management and business intelligence with a special focus on data warehousing, cloud computing and IT project management. * The course also addresses the latest IT trends including cloud computing, also software development for web and mobile technologies. * The course allows 'practitioner entry' for those who have had considerable industrial experience in relevant fields and are able to demonstrate an ability to work appropriately at master's level. * Career opportunities range from IT services to business consultancy. Graduates of similar courses have entered positions such as: Business/IT consultant, Database Administrator BI Analyst, Development Team Leader, Agile Consultant and IT Adviser in various industrial sectors.

Entry requirements

1st degree (usually at least a 2.2) or a Higher National Diploma in a relevant subject and a minimum of three years post-qualification experience in a relevant field to undertake postgraduate study here we recognise that many people have a wealth of valuable skills and knowledge they've developed at work or through training. If candidates have the potential to succeed in postgraduate or post-experience studies we will consider their application on its individual merit. Applications may be considered where candidates demonstrate a combination of educational qualifications and work experience. IELTS Level 6.5.

Course modules

Modules include: cloud computing (20 credits); database management (20 credits); mobile applications and security (20 credits); business intelligence analytics (20 credits); data quality assurance (20 credits); research methods; software project management (20 credits); final project (60 credits).

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Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Southwark Campus Kensington and Chelsea SE1 0AA South East

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