Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London

The Internet of Things

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 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 be able to contribute your own findings during your Individual Project. You'll hace 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 at Royal Holloway and you'll graduate with a Masters degree in a field with excellent graduate employability prospects. You'll develop a range of skills and knowledge that will make you a highly employable candidate to many new and established businesses. - 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 requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with no subscore lower than 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. The placement is assessed as part of the Year-in-Industry degree.

Qualifications

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

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Royal Holloway Egham TW20 0EX South East

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