University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Database Systems

The course emphasis is on database design from logical and physical design through to the interface; it provides opportunity to develop skills to manage development and implementation of a maintainable database system, taking into account user requirements; also opportunity to work on a substantial database project of own choice; in addition it helps students to become Oracle-accredited although it is not a training course in Oracle.

Entry requirements

The course is available to both computing and non-computing graduates, however if applicants have a recent degree in information systems engineering or database systems, or a closely-related subject, applicants are not normally be admitted. Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits. For international students IELTS 6.5, or its equivalent, is a minimum requirement.

Course modules

Core modules include: Masters project; critical analysis; database administration and management user centered systems; design and evaluation; advanced topics in database systems. Option modules may include: Computer security; information security management; web application development; agile systems development; IT project management.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 17 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 17 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 17 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 17 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01772 892400