Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London

The Internet of Things with a year in industry

The digital revolution is changing our world in deep and lasting ways. The Internet of Things - networked devices that are capable of sensing, transmitting and acting on data to improve our quality of life - is an area of development that is widely expected to require the services of millions of new developers over the coming years. Study the Internet of Things with a Year in Industry at Royal Holloway, University of London and you'll acquire the skills and experience you need to become a part of an exciting, fast-expanding area of computer science with excellent graduate employability prospects. This new and exciting programme has been developed to help students break into a rapidly expanding area of computer science. A flexible programme structure lets you choose from a range of optional modules, including Programming for Data Analysis, Machine Learning, software Security and The Semantic Web. You'll study in a department renowned for cutting-edge, research-led teaching and have the chance to contribute your own findings during your Individual Project. You'll have access to a range of advanced facilities including a laboratory for experimenting with networked physical devices, and a cluster facility for processing and analysing real data sets. Study The Internet of Things with a Year in Industry at Royal Holloway and you'll graduate with a Masters degree in a field with excellent graduate employability prospects, developing a range of skills and knowledge during your placement year that will make you a highly employable candidate. - Study in a highly regarded department, ranked 11th in the UK for the quality of research publications (Research Excellence Framework 2014). - Benefit from strong industry ties, with close proximity to 'England's Silicon Valley' - Graduate with a Masters degree in a rapidly expanding field offering excellent graduate employability prospects. - Tailor your learning with a wide range of engaging optional modules. - Choose from a one-year programme structure or add an optional year in industry.

Entry requirements

- A minimum of a 2.1 UK Honours degree or equivalent in computer science or engineering, or other subjects that contain a strong element of mathematics or computing.

- Relevant professional qualifications and relevant experience in an associated area.

English language requirement: IELTS with 6.5 overall and no subscore below 5.5.

Course modules

Mandatory modules: Interconnected Devices, Data Analysis, Advanced Distributed Systems, Wireless, Sensor and Actuator Networks, Smart Cards, RFIDs and Embedded Systems Security, Introduction to Information Security, Individual Project. A range of optional modules are also available.

Assessment methods

Assessment is carried out by a variety of methods including coursework, practical projects and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 GBP 8,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 GBP 8,300 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 GBP 8,300 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 GBP 8,300 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 GBP 8,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 GBP 8,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years

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