University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Computer Science

During this programme, students study, employ and reflect on the principles underpinning computer science. The programme is designed for individuals wishing to pursue careers as computer science professionals. From organisational culture and human-computer interaction to web services and distributed computing on virtualised and cloud based systems, this programme leads students to reflect on the choice of methods and tools. It will provide practical experience in the analysis and understanding of problems, systems and structures through the study of realistic case studies. The student will be equipped to deal with the intense demands of modern software development, critically evaluate and employ appropriate concepts and principles to build solutions of commercial, industrial or research value. Students may choose options focusing on cyber security and forensics, data warehousing and business intelligence or user-centered web engineering and software engineering management. Through our short course centre, opportunity may also be provided to study for the following professional qualifications: Microsoft Technology Associate Exams; Certified Professional Java SE Programmer; Java Certified Associate; Oracle Certified Associate (OCA). The availability of some courses is subject to satisfying constraints that may come into effect in the year of entry. **Professional recognition** This programme is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). On successful graduation from this degree, the student will have fulfilled the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP) and partially fulfilled the education requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng) or Chartered Scientist (CSci). For a full Chartered status there are additional requirements, including work experience. Please contact the BCS for further information. The programme also has accreditation from the European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education (EQANIE).

Entry requirements

MSc: Applicants should have: A good first degree in computing or computing science OR a suitable numerate subject (such as mathematics, physics, engineering, information systems or multimedia) that includes software development experience.

Course modules

**Students are required to study the following compulsory courses** * PG Project (CIS) (60 credits) * Systems Development Management and Governance (15 credits) * Enterprise Software Engineering Development (15 credits) * Enterprise Patterns and Frameworks (15 credits) * Programming Enterprise Components (15 credits) * Clouds, Grids and Virtualisation (15 credits) * Essential Professional and Academic Skills for Masters Students * Academic English for Postgraduates (Computing/Maths) **Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options** * Mobile Application Development (15 credits) * User Centred Web Engineering (15 credits) * Big Data (15 credits) **Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options** * Audit and Security (15 credits) * Data Warehousing (15 credits) * Enterprise Web Programming (15 credits) * Cyber Crime and Digital Forensics (15 credits) * Business Intelligence and Data Mining (15 credits) * Enterprise Systems Integration (15 credits)

Assessment methods

Students are assessed through examinations, coursework and a project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 12,100 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 12,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 12,100 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Greenwich Maritime Campus SE10 9LS London

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